THE QUEEN’S HEAD FINE WINE LIST
FINE WHITE WINE
GAVI DI GAVI ‘ROVERETO VIGNAVECCHIA’ DOCG – Piedmont – Italy
The area where the winery is situated is called ‘Rovereto’ and is surrounded by vineyards and the oak woodland from which it takes its name. Honeysuckle and touches of almond on the nose. On the palate it is wonderfully soft and unctuous with deep, rich mouthwatering fruit. A remarkable Gavi.
FINE RED WINE
AMARONE DELLE VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO DOC
CANTINE LENOTT – Tuscany – Italy
According to an oenological map dated 1906, the name Lenotti was already known in the past for the production of the classic Amarone wine. A dry, warm, full bodied and intense wine; its ﬂavours and scents are emphasised by the very long period of aging in wood butts.
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG TENUTE POGGIOCARO – Tuscany – Italy
This wine is aged in oak barrels for 24 months and then a further maturation in bottle for at least 4 months. A wonderful handcrafted wine, it is richly fruity with
black berries up front, leather, spice, game in the background and just the right amount of acidity and balance.
BAROLO DOCG – AZIENDA AGRICOLA GIRIBALDI –
Piedmont – Italy
This Barolo has a wonderful nose of red fruit, strawberry, cherry and berries with a hint of white pepper, typical of these crus and the land of Novello. On the palate it is dry with plenty of red fruit ﬂavours and nuances of vanilla, spice and pepper, it is a wonderfully elegant wine and spends two years in oak barrels
CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA – ANTINORI –
Tuscany – Italy
The iconic wine house of Antinori can trace their roots back to 1385. Famous for their ‘Supertuscan’ wines , their success has been built on this Chianti Classico Riserva. Intense ruby red colour, wild cherry and dried ﬂowers on the nose with a hint of cinnamon. Lovely soft and silky tannins with some gentle spicy ﬂavours