The Whitewater Hotel & Leisure Club
Lakeland Village, Newby Bridge
Cumbria, England LA12 8PX, UK

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Our Wines

Dining & Wine at the Whitewater Hotel - Lake District

We have worked alongside House of Townsend to select this range of quality wines. This selection represents the different styles and countries currently available. We hope there is something for everyone, whatever their taste.

The wines are grouped together in broad styles to help with your selection. Prices are per bottle.

French Whites

Chardonnay le Charme Vin de Pays, Gascony
Light to medium bodied, soft and ripe with a nice apple and kiwi fruit character.
Pinot Blanc, Caves de Paffenheim AC Alsace
Alsatian wines are great with food or as a simple fruity aperitif. Nutty, soft and dry with a lovely core of floral fruit.
Trois Mouline 2007 Bordeaux Blanc
Very fresh, aromatic and pungent dry white, made by the meticulous Anthony Sargeant.
Chablis AC Domaine Marronieres, B Legland
Crisp, steely with typical hint of green and flavours of baked apple and nuts.
Meursault ‘Les Narvaux’ 2002 JP Diconne
A fully mature and ripe Chardonnay from a great maker. Richly textured, rounded, buttery and full of mineral notes – gorgeous!

Italian Whites

Grillo, Lamura, Sicily

Lovely ripe apricot and white flower character – dry but not too crisp.
Pinot Grigio Ca Solare, Piedmonte
Typical Pinot, crisp, zesty and light with floral notes.

Spanish Whites

Rioja Blanco, Marques de Caceres
A blend of Viura and chardonnay, this is crisp and balanced with a nice edge of lime. Unoaked and fresh.

Australian Whites

Colombard Chardonnay Sandford Estate, SE Australia
A successful blend of Colombard and Chardonnay, aged in oak for 2 months to soften.
Unoaked Chardonnay, J&EH Wines
McLaren vale Soft buttery texture and grapefruit character.
Riesling 2006, Pauletts, Clare valley
Racy, tangy Riesling.
Sauvignon/Semillon Cape Mentelle, Western Australia
Upfront, intense and herbaceous with a lovely tropical character.

New Zealand Whites

Sauvignon Blanc, Paua Bay Marlborough
Intense elderflower and passion-fruit flavours pour from the glass.
Gewurztraminer, Waipara Hills Canterbury
Spicy, rich, oily and perfumed with a lovely ripe lychee and Turkish delight style.
Sauvignon Blanc, Cloudy Bay Marlborough
Arguably the Worlds top Sauvignon, certainly the most sought after…

The Americas

Viognier, Pampas del Sur Argentina
Uplifted nose of apricot – a great alternative to Chardonnay
Sauvignon Blanc, Tonada, Chile
Crisp and tangy, fresh in the mouth with a nice mineral and gunflint character.
Chardonnay Gugenheim Argentina
Rich, buttery, full bodied and textured with lashings of creamy oak and tropical fruit.

South African Whites

Chenin Blanc, Drakensberg, Paarl
Nice easy drinking Chenin. Dry and zingy.
Chardonnay ‘ sur lie’, Avondale
A brash melange of pineapple, lime and Braeburn apple fruit – unoaked and fresh.
Garnacha Rosada, Pleno, Navarra Spain
100% Grenache grapes, crisp, peppery and light with a nice spicy red berry character.
White Zinfandel, Angels Flight California
Sweetish and mouth-filling with a flavour not unlike strawberry and cream soda.
Rose de Avondale South Africa
Dry and tangly rose with an interesting spicy character and soft finish.

French Reds

Shiraz/Viognier, L’Aristocrate Vin de Pays
Rich, dark and dense with a nice balanced peppery finish.
Cotes de Ventoux ‘ la Vielle Ferme’
Domaine Perrin, Rhone Ripe, spicy and warming – made by the owners of Chateau Beaucastel in Chateauneuf du Pape.
Chateau Gasquirie Cotes de Castillon, Bordeaux
Very New World, albeit with a layer of cedar and minerals.
Fleurie AC, Domaine Pardon Beaujolais
Nice light red, perfect for lunchtime – can be served slightly chilled.
Chateauneuf du Pape ‘Telegramme’ 2005, Rhone
90% Bush Vine Grenache with a smattering of peppery Syrah. Classy, defined and potent!
Ch Puy Blanquet 2002 St Emilion Grand Cru
Mature, rich, soft and supple – nice Merlot dominated fruit with a layer of sweet oak.
Ch Batailley 2001 5eme Pauillac
Esteemed Chateau that lies on a rolling plateau of gravel, close to the vineyards of Lafite and Latour – Rich blackcurrant fruit, a touch of cedar and a long supple finish.
Nuits St George 2002 ‘ en Noblot’ Marchard
A mature red Burgundy, showing the rich smoked red berry fruit of Pinot Noir.

Italian Reds

Nero d’Avola, lamura, Sicily
Rich berry fruit and a twist of liquorice.
Chianti Classico, Villa Cafaggio Tuscany
100% Sangiovese Nero grapes, aged in Slovenian oak casks for 15 months – delicious.

Spanish Reds

Tempranillo, Pleno, Navarra

Good soft berry fruit and a touch of oak… lovely easy drinking red from Rioja’s neighbour!
Crianza Princip de Viana, Navarra
Grenache/Temp/Merlot – similar to a Rioja albeit with more jammy fruit and integrated oak.
Rioja Reserva 2002 Marquis de Riscal
A wonderfully complex, soft, smooth red – lots of oak.

Portuguese Reds

Couro d’Ouro reserve
Spicy, peppery young red, showing a nice meaty character.

Australian Reds

Shiraz/Cabernet, Sandford Estate South East Australia
Brash, modern and full of sweet mulberry fruit – very moreish
Grenache/Shiraz – ‘Dry Grown’ Hugo Estate, McLaren vale
Massive, rich and warming with lovely sweet spice and black fruit character.
Pinot Noir, Racers and Rascals Yarra
Full of the smoky raspberry fruit and low tannins.
Cabernet/Merlot ‘ The Cluny’ Zema Estate, Coonawarra
Rich jammy and concentrated with typical ‘minty’ character.

New Zealand Reds

Pinot Noir, Waipara, Canterbury
Rich, soft, supple and complex.
Merlot, Hawkes Bay Estate
A super red from the famous Gimblett Gravels.

South African Reds

Cape Red (Pinotage/Cabernet) Drakensberg, Paarl
A juicy blend of the Capes most planted red grapes.
‘The Julia’ Cabernet/shiraz/pinotage
This is smoky, berry laden dry red with an opulent finish.
Pinotage, Avondale Paarl
Dark, fruit-driven and ripe with typical red berry flavours.

Chilean Reds

Cabernet Sauvignon Los Vilos
Cassis, soft oak and a touch of cedar.
Merlot Reserva Tonada
Merlot is Chile’s darling. Rich mocha fruit, soft tannins and a generous oak balance

Argentinian Reds

Shiraz/Malbec, Pampas del Sur
Easy drinking, soft supple red made from two warming red grapes.
Malbec, Gouguenheim Estate Mendoza
Dark, chewy, smoky red, layered with spice, coffee and a hint smoked meat.

Californian Reds

Zinfandel, Angels Flight
Black fruit and a generous hint of allspice and sweet oak.
Muscat de Rivesaltes
Ch Rombeau ½ bottle. Raisonned style, sweet barley sugar and honey…nice!
Black Muscat Essencia
A Quady California ½ bottle. Dark, blackberry infused and one of the best dessert wines to partner Chocolate!
Baron de Beaupre Brut NV Champagne
Crisp, lively and elegantly fruity style of Champagne.
Baron de Beaupre Rose Brut NV Champagne.
Ripe red fruit characters, brioche and a crisp steely finish.
Moet et Chandon Imperial Brut NV Champagne.
The Worlds best known Champagne – 1 bottle opened every 5 seconds.
Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut NV Champagne.
Predominantly Pinot Noir grapes, this is full bodied and toasty.
Laurent Perrier Rose Brut NV Champagne.
This is a lovely Champagne for a special occasion.
Prosecco de Valdobbiadene Brut NV Italy
Made by the same method as Champagne, this is crisp, perfumed and light with a delicate character.
Cava Rose, Castel d’Olerdola Brut NV Spain
One of Spain’s top Cava, this was chosen by the king of Spain for his daughters wedding.

White Half bottles

Chardonnay sur lie, Avondale South Africa £11.00
Chablis Marronieres, B Legland Burgundy £14.00
Sancerre, ‘Le Perriers’, Thomas Loire £18.00
Meursault 2002, JP Diconne Burgundy £21.00

Red Half Bottles

Cotes de Ventoux la Vielle Ferme Perrin, Rhone £10.00
The Julia, Avondale South Africa £11.00
Pinot Noir, Killara Park, Yarra Australia £12.00
Chianti Classico, Villa Cafaggio Italy £14.00
Fleurie, Domaine Pardon France £18.00

Champagne Half Bottles

Baron de Beaupre Brut NV Champagne
Champagne Quater Bottles
Laurnet Perrier Brut NV Champagne
Perfect 2 glass size! (20cl)