Langham Culver Classic Cuvee NV £59.50
A pale gold colour with aromas of red apple, plum, strawberry yoghurt and toasted brown bread. The palate has a fine mousse with orchard and stone fruit flavours, zesty acidity with a long finish.

Dorset Crémant NV, Bride Valley Vineyard £52.50
England’s only home-produced Crémant created here in Dorset by Steven Spurrier. It has a bright, attractive pale lemon colour with a persistent fine mousse showing its bottle-fermented effervescence. The Crémant has a less aggressive fizz than traditional sparkling wine and, as such, it gently slides onto the palate with a fantastic creamy expression. The perfect aperitif.

Rosé Bella 2018, Bride Valley Vineyard £57.50
Wonderful appearance in the glass, a beautiful salmon pink with a constant fine mousse and great energy with a lovely, attractive nose of raspberry and redcurrant fruit character. A delicious palate of red fruit…cranberry, redcurrant, raspberry…almost summer fruit pudding with real verve and freshness from balanced citrus acidity.


2014 Sherborne Castle Special Reserve, Dorset £34.00
This aromatic and delicately scented blend of Bacchus and Reichsteiner is soft and approachable and displays the huge potential England has as a producer of quality wines.

2019 Dorset Chardonnay, Bride Valley Vineyard £37.50
This beautiful wine is light lemon yellow in colour with spring and early summer flowers on the nose. It has well-expressed white, rather than yellow summer fruits on the palate with breadth and length lifted by natural ‘Granny Smith’ acidity which lifts the length and refreshes the finish.


2018 Dorset Pinot Noir, Bride Valley Vineyard £36.50
This 100% Pinot Noir is a light carmine red in colour. It delivers red summer fruits on the nose and ripe cherries and raspberries come through on the palate. Light in texture with Pinot Noir precision and purity, it carries a hint of new American oak which adds structure on the finish. This is a wine that the late Steven Spurrier always wanted to make.


2019 Dorset Pinot Noir Rose, Bride Valley Vineyard £36.50
A wonderful bright appearance with a striking, medium salmon colour. Aromas of delicious red summer fruits of raspberry, redcurrant and a pinch of spicy dried tangerine. The palate is broad and ripe with notes of cranberry, tayberry and strawberry, balanced by Bridge Valley’s crisp citrus acidity. Wonderful with fresh Dorset fish.

Yalbury Cottage Wine List

Our award winning restaurant offers the finest of locally sourced produce from the surrounding area, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. We have a small but interesting cellar of wines, which will please even the most discerning of wine connoisseurs.


NV Prosecco Brut, Terre dei Buth £31.50 | 125ml Glass £7.50
This delightful, certified organic Prosecco is wonderfully elegant with delicate green apple fruit and gently floral aromatics leading to a dry, fresh palate and a pleasantly fruity finish.

Langham Culver Classic Cuvee NV £59.50
A pale gold colour with aromas of red apple, plum, strawberry yoghurt and toasted brown bread. The palate has a fine mousse with orchard and stone fruit flavours, zesty acidity with a long finish

Dorset Crémant NV, Bride Valley Vineyard £52.50
Fresh light yellow in colour, England’s only Crémant has a lighter ‘fizz’ which ‘creams’ onto the palate with notes of ripe apple and sherbet lemon fruit notes.

Rosé Bella 2018 £57.50
Wonderful appearance in the glass, a beautiful salmon pink with a constant fine mousse and great energy.  A lovely, attractive nose of raspberry and redcurrant fruit character and a delicious palate of red fruit…cranberry, redcurrant, raspberry…almost summer fruit pudding with real verve and freshness from balanced citrus acidity.


Gallimard Cuvee Reserve, Blanc de Noirs £69.50 | 125ml Glass £11.00
A lovely deep golden colour with pinky tinges, our House Champagne comes from a family-owned house now in its 6th generation. It has a fruity nose with aromas of exotic fruit. In the mouth it is supple, supple, soft and creamy with gentle aromatics.

NV Bollinger Special Cuvée, Aÿ £92.50
Bollinger’s trademark rich and biscuity style is unmistakeable, their consistency makes them one of the finest producers in Champagne.


1. 2022 Sensale Organic Grillo, Vini Sibiliani, DOC Sicilia, Italy £24.50
125ml Glass £6.00 | 175 Glass £7.75  | 250ml Glass £9.50
Savoury yet fruity, this delicious, certified Organic white from Sicily has fresh citrus fruits,
floral hints and a touch of exotic ginger spice on the finish.

2. 2021 Rioja Blanco, Bodegas Navajas, Spain £26.50
125ml Glass £7.00 | 175ml Glass £8.75 | 250ml Glass £10.50
Light, fruity and floral with a zesty edge. This unoaked white Rioja is made from 100% Viura and is delightful.

3. 2021/22 Cap a l’Ouest Sauvignon, Dom. de la Bretonniere, Loire, France £27.50
125ml Glass £7.75 | 175ml Glass £9.75 | 250ml Glass £11.75
From the western Loire this is a delicious blend of Sauvignons Blanc and Gris that is crisp and refreshing with an enticing aromatic edge.  A great aperitif or match to Seafood dishes.

4. 2021 Vinho Verde, Vilacetinho, Minho, Portugal £24.50
A  refreshing Vinho Verde, bursting with fresh citrus fruit and just the slightest spritz.

5. 2020 Jurancon Sec ‘Le Veritable’, Cave de Gan, AC Jurancon £27.00
A wonderful, dry yet ripely fruited wine from the foothills of the Pyrenees.  Made with 100% Gros Manseng, this terrific wine shows baked lemon fruit character and acidity.

6. 2022 Pinot Grigio delle Venezie, Terre dei Buth, DOC, Italy £29.50
This wonderful organic Pinot Grigio comes from the same producer as our delicious House
Prosecco. Lively and fresh with a terrific purity of fruit leading to a crisp, zesty finish.

7. 2021 Picpoul de Pinet, Mare Nostrum, Languedoc £32.00
A classic example of Picpoul with lively and sprightly citrus fruit as well as delicate floral aromas. A delightful year-round tipple and perfect accompaniment to shellfish.

8.  2020 Val Colombe Viognier, Pays d’Oc, France £33.00
A classic nose of white peach and orange blossom tinged with a hint of spice leads to a wonderful creamy palate which manages to show richness without being overblown.

9. 2015 Sherborne Castle Special Reserve, Dorset £34.00
This aromatic and delicately scented blend of Bacchus and Reichsteiner is soft and approachable and displays the huge potential England has as a producer of quality wines.

10. 2021/22 L Riesling, Ernst Loosen, Mosel, Germany £34.00
Ernst Loosen is ‘Mr.Riesling’, This delicate Mosel Riesling has a crisp, balancing acidity,
possessed by all good Rieslings.

11. 2021 Chardonnay Hannewald-Schwerdt, Pfalz Germany £35.00
This delightful wine is a revelation, showing citrus and stone fruit as well as delicate floral aromas. Silky and textured yet with some lively lift and balanced acidity.

12. 2019/20 Bourgogne Chardonnay, Domaine Fournillon, France £38.00
This crisp, mineral-tinged white comes from northerly vineyards outside of Chablis. There’s
some decent weight in the mid-palate and touch of creaminess to the unoaked finish.

13. 2022 Two Rivers Sauvignon Blanc ‘Convergence’, Marlborough, NZ £40.00
A terrific example of Kiwi Sauvignon with explosive passion fruit, gooseberry and lime fruit
flavours alongside a crisp, mineral tinged edge and refreshing saline acidity.

14. 2021/22 Gavi di Gavi Bric, Roberto Sarotto, Piedmont, Italy £40.50
This beautiful Gavi is a complex wine with delicious white peach notes on the nose leading
to more stone fruit on the palate as well as delicious honeydew melon.

15. 2022 Secateurs Chenin Blanc, A Badenhorst, WO Swartland, SA £41.00
This exceptional Chenin Blanc shows complex yet fresh and mouth-watering fruit flavours
mingled with honey, stone fruits and orange blossom, with a long, softly textured finish.

16. 2022 Big Fine Girl Riesling, Jeanneret, Clare Valley, Australia £41.50
The ‘BFG’ Riesling has a generous nose of apple, apricot, lychee and pear with the balanced,
dry palate following suit with masses of beautifully fresh, vibrant apple and citrus fruit.

17. 2021 Seifried Gewurztraminer, Nelson, New Zealand £44.00
A wonderfully aromatic nose with hints of lychee, rose petal and spice, leading to a palate
of textured Turkish delight flavours with a soft, round mouthfeel and balanced fresh acidity.

18.2018 Chablis, Domaine Fournillon, Burgundy, France £48.00
Beautifully constructed, dry and minerally with lots of green apple notes. The palate is fresh
yet has a rounded mouthfeel with more green apple and hints of pear giving a tangy finish.

19. 2021/22 Pouilly Fumé, Domaine Lebrun, Loire Valley, France £50.00
An intense minerality, with citrus and tropical fruit flavours dominating that touch of classic
Pouilly smokiness. Great length balanced with a piercing acidity.

20. 2018 Moorooduc Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula, Australia £55.00
A naturally made Chardonnay, this wine is both delicate and complex, balancing light floral,
lemon rind and white nectarine aromas with a weighty creamy texture.

21. 2022 Sancerre Croq Caillotte, Emile Balland, AC Sancerre, France £70.00
This beautiful Sauvignon comes from a steep south-facing vineyard and has plenty of
delicate citrus and apple fruit, perfectly poised minerality and mouth-watering acidity.

22. 2020 Meursault, Christian Bellang, Burgundy, France £80.00
A lovely nutty Meursault with well-balanced oak notes. The nose displays green fig, mineral
and toasted hazlenuts before leading to a palate with crisp acidity and a long finish.

23. 2021 Puligny Montrachet, Domaine Meunier, Burgundy, France £95.00
Clean and fresh Puligny-Montrachet with a light touch of oak, refreshing citrus and apple
aromas and floral hints. Lovely minerality on the palate underlying the lemon notes.


30. 2021/22 Les Betes Rousses Rouge, Pays l’Herault £24.50
125ml Glass £6.00 | 175ml Glass £7.75 | 250ml Glass £9.50
A very easy-going blend of Carignan, Grenache and Merlot with hints of plums and red berry on the nose. Well-rounded and balanced, with gentle tannins on the finish.

31. 2021 Rioja Tinto Sin, Bodegas Navajas, Navarette, Spain £26.50
125ml Glass £7.00 | 175ml Glass £8.75 | 250ml Glass £10.50
A terrific young Rioja with perfumed, violet scented fruit, juicy rounded palate and great freshness to the finish.  Navajas (pronounced Na-Va-Cas) add a few barrels of their super Crianza to this wine just to add a little extra depth and complexity.

32. 2019 Astral de Puybarbe, Chateau Puybarbe, Cotes de Bourg, Bordeaux £29.00                                                          125ml Glass £7.75 | 175ml Glass £10.00 | 250ml Glass £12.25                                                                                                        Our ‘House’ claret is packed with ripe cassis and dark berry fruit along with hints of spice and vanilla touches. Made from sustainably grown Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Cabernet Franc grapes without the use of pesticides.

33. 2021/22 Calusari Pinot Noir, Umbrele, Romania £27.00
Fruit driven and easy drinking, this is a great Pinot Noir to suit lighter dishes and general summer drinking.

34. 2021 Beaujolais Villages, Cave Julienas-Chaintre, France £31.00
A classic Beaujolais Villages sourced from 6 different Cru villages. Charming, rounded and
fresh, this is a delightful wine for lighter dishes.

35. 2020/21 Un Bon Canon Cotes du Rhone, Bruno Lafon, France £32.00
Boldly fruited blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Mouvedre grown on pebble strewn
soils in the warmer, southerly vineyards of the region. Dark fruits and herbal/garrigue
flavours abound!

36. 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon, Bodegas Sottano, Mendoza, Argentina £32.50
A fabulous Cabernet which shows a complex and inviting nose of coffee, dark fruits and
hints of spice. The well-rounded palate has more generous dark fruits, well-integrated oak
and soft, supple tannins on the finish.

37. 2021 Los Olivos Malbec, Familia Zuccardi, Mendoza, Argentina £33.50
Supple and easy to drink yet packed with black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, notes of
liquorice and marzipan. Excellent value and wonderfully approachable.

38. 2021 U Passimiento Nero d’Avola/Frappato, Sicilia Rosso, Italy £35.00
Bright, intense red fruit on the nose displaying lots of red berries. The palate is warm and
full bodied with harmonious acidity and smooth elegant tannins.

39. 2019 The Pepper Pot, Edgebaston, South Africa £36.00
Made from grown grapes in the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Elgin regions, this wine is created to
show the fresh, fruity and spice driven flavours of these Rhône varietals. The colour is
youthful and purple/red. The nose is one of crushed black pepper, dark mulberry and mixed
berry coulis.

40. 2021 Carmenere Reserva, Casas del Bosque, Rapel Valley, Chile £37.50
Full and ripe with blueberries, spice and a hint of herbaceous flavours. This wine is an
excellent example of top class Chilean Carmenere with dark berry fruit, some green leaf and
plenty of spice.

41. 2019 Cabane Langhe, Cantine Povero, DOC, Piedmont, Italy £38.00
The Cabane Langhe is a beautifully integrated blend of Nebbiolo, Cabernet and Barbera.
The enticing nose mingles floral notes with red fruits and tobacco, leading to a complex,
toasty palate with spicy notes to the fruit. Delightfully different yet distinctly Italian!

42. 2021 Shiraz, Cranswick Estate, South Australia £38.00
Deeply coloured with plummy aromas and a dash of sweet, earthy raspberry fruit and
vanillin smoothness. The multi layered palate is complex showing dark berry flavours and
spices and a long, balanced finish.

43. 2020 Soli Rouge, Eduardo Mirogilo, Thrace, Bulgaria £40.00
This quite luscious Bordeaux blend of Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc along with Merlot
shows what terrific value one can find outside Europe’s traditional wine regions. Open and
opulent with well-structured red and dark fruits.

44. 2019 Embers Cabernet Sauvignon, Flametree, Margaret River £42.50
Medium bodied with lifted aromas of violets and ripe black fruits, alongside chocolate and
cedar notes. The luscious palate shows flavours of plum, blackberry and more chocolate
and is rounded off by fine tannins.

45. 2017 Cuvée Constance, Thunevin-Calvet, AC Cotes de Roussillon, France £44.00
This classy wine is a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 20% Carignan from vines of up
to 45 years old. It shows plenty of rounded fruit, a balanced spicy backbone with underlying
minerality and impeccable finish.

46. 2019/20 Lirac Rouge Cuvée Elie, Domaine La Loyanne, Rhone, France £46.50
This blend of 60% Grenache & 40% Syrah comes from 80 year old vines, giving it a wonderful
depth and concentration to the rich fruit. A great pairing to beef or game dishes.

47. 2020 Morgon, Chateau Grange Cochard, Cru Beaujolais, France £50.00
Packed with blackberry, crushed black raspberry, kirsch and damson plum fruit, with black
liquorice, dried herb and mineral notes. The complex palate shows fine balance and focus
throughout. A fabulous Cru Beaujolais which is made with minimal intervention and low
sulphur to produce a wine of great character and purity.

48. 2020/21 Loidana, Marco Abella, DO Priorat, Spain £52.00
This amazing wine from one of Spain’s finest wine growing regions is simply delicious and a
great introduction to Priorat. It shows an abundance of black cherry, raspberry and
strawberry fruit alongside hints of violets, cedar and spice. The velvety palate is smooth and
harmonious showing an impeccable balance through to the end of the long finish.
Approachable and authentic, this complex wine is an utter joy to drink.

49. 2019 Tindall Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand £57.00
Delightful aromas of cranberry, plum and red cherry on the nose. The palate is elegant and
lasting with hints of vanilla and subtle oak.

50. 2012 Rioja Reserva Hinia, Bodegas Martinez Lacuesta, DOCa Rioja, Spain £61.50
Intense and aromatic on the nose with ripe dark fruits and elegant notes of balsamic,
tobacco, vanilla and chocolate. The palate shows a wonderful freshness with soft tannins
and an elegant mouthfeel.

51. 2019 Mercurey Rouge 1er Cru, Domaine Meunier, Burgundy, France £75.00
Côte Chalonaise, Burgundy, France
Cherry, raspberry and some leafiness all appear on the enticing nose. The palate is clean and
crisp with bright brambly fruit and flavours of the forest.

52. 2020 Châteauneuf du Pape ‘Tradition’, Domaine de l’Ange, Rhône, France £85.00
Grenache makes up 70% of the blend in this rich and hearty red form the southern Rhône.
The wine shows lots of dense red berry fruit with hints of spice and a gentle warming finish.

53. 2018 3 Cru Amarone, Guerrieri Rizzardi, Italy £95.00
A classic Amarone, with rich raisin, chocolate, coffee and notes of spice. Velvety full body
and well-integrated alcohol. The nose and palate are expressive, and the finish lengthy.
Excellent wine.

54. 2011 Château Bellegrave, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France £115.00
This very solid vintage from Bellegrave produced a slightly fuller wine than usual with a
greater degree of fruit and structure that is drinking beautifully at present.


60. 2022 Grenache Rosé, Domaine la Colombette, France £24.50
125ml Glass £6.00 | 175ml Glass £7.75 | 250ml Glass £9.50
Pale, dry and very elegant, this delightful Rose is softly textured and rounded.  At only 11.5% alcohol it is easy to drink.

61. 2022 Pinot Noir Rosé, Villa Wolf, Pfalz, Germany £34.50
A Ripe and refreshing with a delicious off dry strawberry fruit character, this is a very versatile food wine, especially with seafood and spicier dishes.


2022 Chablis, Domaine Alexandre £29.50
Crisp, fresh citrus fruits underpinned by classic minerality and fine, balanced acidity.

2020 Rioja Crianza, Hacienda de Lopez, DOCa £25.00
A cracking Rioja with complex of ripe dark fruits mixed with coffee, vanilla, balsamic and
woody notes. On the palate it is a typically smooth and fruity wine with gentle tannins.


NUY Red Muscadel, South Africa. By the glass (100ml) £8.00
This pale red dessert wine from South Africa is a cape classic.  Sweet and strawberry scented with a fresh vein of acidity perfectly balancing the richness.

Monbazillac, Domaine De L’ancienne Cure. Half bottle £35.00 | By the glass (100ml) £8.50
Richly honeyed with complex notes of dried fruits, nuts and caramel alongside.  The heady orange blossom and barley sugar bouquet leads to a complex dried fruit palate offset by a fine acidity.

Cuvée Celine, Clos Le Comte, Sauternes. By the glass (100ml) £11.50
The Clos le Comte is a tiny (1.3 hectare) organically farmed vineyard of 50 year old vines. Harvested by hand after 3 to 5 passages through the vines, this remarkably fresh, elegant and exotic wine is truly delicious.



We hope that you will enjoy our choice of wines from around the world as much as we have enjoyed selecting them.

 All wines can be purchased from Jonathan Charles at The Dorset Wine Company located in Poundbury.

We always strive to keep our list as up to date as possible.  If you would like to check a specific vintage please ask when ordering your wine.