The Black Bull Inn, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

A North Yorkshire Inn, near the A1, that you will never forget......

...... not for another 750+ years

 

The Drinks

In addition to our excellent choice of Beers (John Smiths, Timothy Taylors, and numerous rotating guest beers), Lagers and Spirits, we are proud to be able to offer you this extensive Wine List -

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Champagne and Sparkling Wine

1 1 Moët & Chandon, Brut Impérial 12 £31.00

Champagne

Moët & Chandon is the biggest of the Champagne houses, producing

over 20 million bottles a year. A consistent dry style with a distinctive

flowery aroma and yeasty character.

2 2 Anna de Codorníu Chardonnay Reserva Brut, Cava 12 £18.50

Spain

Elegant Cava with delicious floral aromas and a dry finish, from a

mix of traditional grape varieties and Chardonnay. Named in honour

of the last member of the Codorníu family.

Dessert Wine

3 6 Late Harvest Orange Muscat and Flora, Brown Brothers 10 £14.45 ½ Bottle

Australia

A luscious dessert wine made from a rare blend of two grape varieties

grown in Victoria. It has a wonderfully light, floral aroma and sweet

grapey palate.

4 7 Cave de Massé Sweet White, Cave Foncalieu 10.5 £10.45

Italy

Full, rich and luscious but with sufficient acidity to provide a clean,

balanced finish. Made from a blend of traditional southern French

grape varieties.

Rosé

5 - Etchart Malbec Rosé, Salta, Privado 12.5 £13.50

Argentina

Argentina’s most popular red grape makes this delicious

medium-dry rosé with spicy aromas and generous fruit.

White Wine

SELECTED FROM AROUND THE WORLD

6 1 Domaine de la Jousselinière, Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine, 12 £13.50

Sur Lie, Gilbert Chon - France

Stylish with extra richness and a hint of pear and flint, from a single

domaine and old vines.

7 1 Pouilly-Fumé, Cuvée du Troncsec, Joseph Mellot 12.5 £18.45

France

Loire Sauvignon Blanc at its best, with classic gunflint and

gooseberries on the nose, creamy fullness on the palate and

a crisp, dry finish.

9 1 Chablis, Gloire de Chablis, J. Moreau et Fils 12.5 £18.45

France

A traditional Chablis, dry, flinty and elegant with distinctive

Chardonnay character on the finish.

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10 1 Torres Mas Rabell, Penedès 11 £14.00

Spain

A modern refreshing style, 100% Parellada without any wood

ageing from the source of some of the best fruit.

11 2 Pinot Grigio, Friulvini 12.5 £15.00

Italy

A crisp, fruity white wine with a delightful, spicy aroma. This is a fine

example of this popular Italian varietal grown in north-eastern Italy.

12 2 Orvieto Classico Secco, Bigi 12.5 £12.50

Italy

Secco is a dry style, this is bright and fresh with hints of

spring blossom and almonds.

13 3 Stonehaven Cellar Selection Riesling, Limestone Coast 13 £14.00

Australia

Fresh and lively, exhibiting zesty lemon and lime characters, some

floral notes and a dry, crisp and fruity balanced finish.

14 2 Houghton Private Bin Sauvignon-Semillon, W Australia 13.5 £16.00

Australia

Delightfully pure fresh lightness, mingling passionfruit sweetness

with grapefruit crispness, in perfect harmony.

15 2 Frascati Superiore Terre dei Grifi, Fontana Candida 12.5 £12.50

Italy

Lean, minerally style with a citrus freshness, hints of crushed

almonds on the finish.

16 4 Melbourne Lounge Chardonnay-Pinot Grigio, SE Australia 13.5 £14.50

Australia

Rich flavours of pear and white peaches balanced by a soft,

fragrant, lemon acidity.

17 2 Finca Flichman Chenin Blanc, Mendoza 13 £12.00

Argentina

A soft, easy drinking white wine using this famous Loire grape, with

peachy fruit and crisp ripe acidity from vineyards in the foothills of

the Andes Mountains.

18 1 Vidal Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Hawkes Bay 13.5 £17.00

New Zealand

A classic crisp, herbaceous style of Sauvignon Blanc, mingled with

passion fruit and melon flavours. A complex wine with great intensity

and length, from the Hawkes Bay area of the North Island.

19 2 Vendange Chardonnay 13 £15.45

California

A typical 'New World' Chardonnay with ripe tropical fruit flavours

and a rich buttery palate. Selected from vineyards in the northern

and southern parts of Central Valley.

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Red Wine

SELECTED FROM AROUND THE WORLD

20 C Côtes du Rhône, Gentilhomme, A. Ogier et Fils 13 £13.50

France

A rich and spicy red made from a blend of southern Rhône grapes

including Grenache and Syrah. Matured in oak barrels.

21 C Château Lamothe-Cissac, Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Médoc 12.5 £18.00

France

Deep garnet wine with a blackcurrant and cedar nose, it

tastes round and ripe with a good, firm finish. An excellent

Haut-Médoc Château.

22 D Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Château Saint-André 14 £23.00

France

Château Saint-André is an excellent example of this famous

appellation. Big, intense style, with an almost delicate soft,

plum finish.

23 B Fleurie, Château de Fleurie, E. Loron et Fils 12.5 £19.00

France

Fleurie is perhaps the best known of the ten Beaujolais 'Cru'

villages. It has soft, vibrant fruit on the palate.

24 C Don Jacobo, Rioja Crianza Tinto, Bodegas Corral 12.5 £16.00

Spain

A rich, full-bodied red made in the traditional way with at least

one year of oak ageing. It has a bright raspberry and cherry fruit

character and a silky smooth finish.

25 D Chianti Rosso, Ruffino 12.5 £18.00

Italy

Harmonious and mellow, with violet and red berry notes on a soft

and refreshing finish.

26 C Houghton Private Bin Shiraz, W Australia 14.5 £17.00

Australia

Gentle spice and chocolate characters, a round soft palate with

supple tannins and a smooth finish.

27 C Villa Maria Private Bin Pinot Noir, Marlborough 14 £19.00

New Zealand

Youthful, rich array of ripe berry fruit flavours, complemented by

fine, savoury tannins and a subtle oak finish.

28 C Vipra Rossa Merlot-Sangiovese Umbria, Bigi 13 £12.50

Italy

Mostly Merlot, this juicy soft red from central Italy has a lightly

baked spiced cherry character.

29 B Stonehaven Cellar Selection Cabernet-Shiraz, Limestone Coast 13.5 £14.00

Australia

Rich and powerful, elegantly exuding flavours of blackcurrant,

chocolate and spice. Lovely red berry fruit flavours give way to

a long, smooth finish.

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30 C Casa La Joya Merlot, Reserve Selection, Colchagua Valley 13.5 £14.00

Chile

A superbly rich and concentrated Merlot with soft, velvety, ripe

tannins and a sweet vanilla-oaky finish.

31 D D’istinto Primitivo, Calatrasi 13.5 £14.45

Italy

Deep-colour with some mature hints. Lifted dried apricot and prune

with spice and cinnamon notes. Overall balance of wine supported by

light tannins and a long, powerful finish of fat, rich berry fruits.

32 C Veramonte Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipo Valley 13.5 £15.00

Chile

A deep coloured wine, full of ripe blackberry and black cherry fruit

flavours mingled with touches of sweet vanilla-oak and cedarwood

developing into a long, luxurious finish.

33 C Saint-Aubin, Louis Jadot 13 £25.50

France

A lesser-known village of the Côte de Beaune which shows off the

Pinot Noir character in a softer, more silky style, typical of this part

of the Côte d’Or.

34 D Barolo I Siglati, S. Orsola 13 £22.50

Italy

One of the great red wines of Italy produced from the Nebbiolo grape.

Rich and powerful with tar and violet aromas and aged in cask for

at least two years.

All prices include V.A.T. at 20%

White Wines are rated from 1-9.

Number 1 being the driest and 9 being the sweetest.

Red Wines are rated A-E.

A being the lightest and E being the most full-bodied