Wines of the World at Bodega Cork

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As the seasons slowly change and the days get a little longer, we are reminded of lazy sunny afternoons on sun soaked Cornmarket Street in the Old Town enjoying the fruits of vineyards from around the world, come and join us in enjoying the Wines of the World at Bodega Cork

 

Enjoy some of the world’s best wines expertly chosen to suite all palates.

Why not pair your wine with some food from the menu?

White Wines

House White Wine

Terranoble Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)

Spring – time scents of hawthorn and elderflower with bright juicy flavours of nectarine and pink grapefruit.

€5.75 Glass €14.80 Carafe (500ml) €22.90 Bottle

Domaine des Lauriers Picpoul de Pinet (France)

An attractive green-gold in colour, this wine is full-bodied and rich in the mouth with a mouth-watering lemon zesty freshness and crispness.

€6.70 Glass €16.50 Carafe (500ml) €27.00 Bottle

Light and Medium Bodied White wines

Patriarche Chardonnay (France)

This medium-bodied cool-climate Chardonnay is full of vibrant green apple juiciness.

€6.50 Glass €19.30 Carafe (500ml) €25.00 Bottle

Baron de Ley White Rioja, Viura (Spain)

This is a clean-tasting, fresh and appealing white wine with flavours of lemon, red apples and even a touch of melon.

€6.50 Glass €16.40 Carafe (500ml) €26.00 Bottle

Bosco Pinot Grigio, (Italy)

A bright and clean wine with green apple freshness, nicely balanced by a smoothness of body and some crisp notes.

€7.50 Glass €19.30 Carafe (500ml) €29.00 Bottle

Te Pa Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, (New Zealand)

Intense aromas of hawthorn and kiwi are followed by layer upon layer of flavours; nectarine, mango and papaya, each more concentrated than the last. A Sauvignon Blanc for Sauvignon Blanc lovers!

€8.50 Glass €21.50 Carafe (500ml) €34.00 Bottle

Mensaje Rueda (Spain)

Rueda makes good value house wines with plenty of local character. This is made from the Verdejo grape, giving a fruity, musky flavour.

€6.50 Glass €19.30 Carafe (500ml) €25.00 Bottle

Richer, More Complex White Wines

Peaks View Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

A pale straw colour with quite a full body and silky smooth texture and flavours of ripe pears and red apples.

€6.70 Glass €16.30 Carafe (500ml) €27.00 Bottle

Domaine de la Ferrandiere Viognier (France)

This is the grape that makes Condrieu, the rarest peach-scented white wine of the Rhone valley.

€26.00 Bottle

Hugo, Markus Huber Gruner Veltliner (Austria)

This wine from Austria’s most famous grape is crisp and aromatic with flavours of peach, pear and apricot and a super crisp finish.

€30.00 Bottle

Chateau des Coccinelles Chardonnay (France)

This is an organic wine with loads of pure Chardonnay character on the nose and on the palate: baked apples, melons and even a hint of tropial fruit. It is rich and luscious in the mouth – a super unoaked Chardonnay.

€28.00 Bottle

La Scolca Gavi Gold, Piemonte (Italy)

A traditional style of Gavi from the inventor of the region’s modern-day wines. This is crisp and refreshing with a peachy and slightly honeyed character. Good body and a fresh citrusy finish.

€31.00 Bottle

Sauvignon de Touraine, Domaine l’Aumonier (France)

Layer upon layer of gooseberry, kiwi, green apple and pink grapefruit flavours make this a beautifully complete and quite complex wine.

€32.00 Bottle

Te Pa Pinot Gris (New Zealand)

Classic Pinot Gris notes of white pear, nectarine and subtle jasmine flowers show are signs of a classy wine. The palate has purity and poise, with elegant flavours of white peach and creamy nougat. A sensational glass of wine.

€34.00 Bottle

Aromatic Full Bodied White Wines

Etra Albarino, Rias Baixas (Spain)

Apples, pears, grapefruit and lemon and lime all come to mind with this delicious 100% Albarino from Spain’s top white wine region

€33.00 Bottle

Ein, Zwei, Dry Riesling, Rheingau (Germany)

The natural refreshing acidity of the Riesling grape, the richness that comes from the Rheingau climate and the mastery of Johannes Leitz gives a dry wine of super intensity and class.

€35.00 Bottle

Chablis, Domaine Charly Nicolle (France)

A pale yellow with a perfume of summer flowers and a crisp minerality. True, classic, authentic Chablis at its best.

€37.00 Bottle

Chatelain Sancerre, Loire, (France)

Super-crisp and super-tasty with a flavour of kiwi, gooseberry and green apple, this is a wine of power, elegance and balance.

€38.00 Bottle

J Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay, (California)

An elegant Chardonnay with surprisingly subtle flavours of white peach and honeydew melon, supported by a toasty, roast hazelnut character that comes from the oak barrels. Very definitely Californian in style.

€39.00 Bottle

Red Wines

House Red Wines

Terranoble Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)

Super ripe fruit of red berries, dark cherries and blackcurrants with soft tannins and a seriously long finish.

€5.75 Glass €14.80 Carafe (500ml) €22.90 Bottle

Cantina di Monteforte La Corte Rosso, (Italy)

Made mostly from Merlot and Corvina grapes, La Corte Rosso is soft and mellow on the palate with delicious fruits-of-the-forest flavours

€5.80 Glass €14.90 Carafe (500ml ) €23.00 Bottle

Lighter and Medium Bodied Red Wines

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Aires (Italy)

The soft and supple Montepulciano grape makes a luscious, smooth-bodied wine with bags of blackberry and raspberry flavour.

€7.00 Glass €18.00 Carafe (500ml) €28.00 Bottle

Santa Sofia Valpolicella Classico (Italy)

Quite a light, refreshing red wine from Lake Garda. It has a super sour cherry kick, a chocolatey note and a deliciously fresh finish.

€34.00 Bottle

Puy de Dome, St Verny Pinot Noir (France)

Such a pure and authentic flavour of France’s Pinot Noir grape: cherry, strawberry and delicate nuances of wild raspberry.

€31.00 Bottle

Chateau de Parenchère Bordeaux Supérieur (France)

Attractive woody Bordeaux nose and lovely dark berry fruits. Smooth, supple and velvety on the palate with lots of fruit. Elegant flavours of blackcurrant, blackberries and damsons predominate. Nicely balanced; a real classic.

€32.00 Bottle

Painter Bridge Zinfandel (California)

With a summer compote nose and palate-refreshing flavours of raspberry, blackberry and blackcurrant, this is a super-ripe wine. And that savoury, black pepper note is typical of Californian Zinfandel.

€33.00 Bottle

Medium/Full Bodied

Aldridge Estate Shiraz (Australia)

Nicely-balanced fruity flavours of blackberry and blackcurrant, wrapped up in gentle notes of vanilla. Not too heavy; not too light.

€6.30 Glass €16.30 Carafe (500ml ) €25.00 Bottle

Domaine de la Ferrandiere Merlot (France)

Smooth, soft and fruity with those plummy, spicy flavours that are typical of the Merlot grape.

€6.50 Glass €17.50 Carafe (500ml ) €26.00 Bottle

Baron de Ley Rioja Reserva (Spain)

A modern style of fruit-driven Rioja with ripe strawberry flavours nicely seasoned with American oak.

€35.00 Bottle

Mensaje Roble Ribera del Duero (Spain)

Made 100% from the Tempranillo grape, this wine spends 4 months in American oak barrels and shows beautifully pure blackberry flavours wrapped in a cloak of gentle vanilla.

€7.20 Glass €19.10 Carafe (500ml ) €28.00 Bottle

Mas Petit, Pares Balta (Spain)

A very modern style of wine from this forward-thinking Catalan winery. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Garnacha, it receives long ageing in French oak barrels. Long, complex elegant fruit flavours. Organic

€29.00 Bottle

Chateau des Coccinelles Syrah, Languedoc (France)

A superbly rich and flavoursome Syrah from the south of France. This is an organic wine with vibrant and clean flavours of blueberries and dark cherries.

€32.00 Bottle

Domaine Robert Fleurie (France)

Fleurie is a great Irish favourite. This is full of rich of dark-berried fruits, it is nonetheless just medium-bodied as a Beaujolais should be.

€34.00 Bottle

Full Bodied With Spice

Terranoble Reserva Syrah (Chile)

A wonderfully complex mixture of dark-berried autumnal fruit together with toasty, spicy, smoky overtones. So rich and chocolatey

€26.00 Bottle

Cranswick Estate Shiraz (Australia)

A deliciously rich wine bursting with juicy bramble fruit, smoky oak and a super softness on the palate.

€31.00 Bottle

Finca Florencia Malbec (Argentina)

100-year-old vineyards at altitude give this wine a finer and more elegant quality of fruit. It is aged for six months in French and American oak barrels. Its soft summer fruit flavours with hints of pepper and spice are a delight.

€7.30 Glass €19.30 Carafe (500ml ) €29.20 Bottle

Cedro Chianti Rufina, Fatorria Lavacchio (Italy)

A beautifully flavoursome Chianti that’s rich and full-bodied and bursting with luscious dark-berried fruit flavours.

€34.00 Bottle

Complex Wines For Contemplation

Chateau Fontareche Corbieres 1682 (France)

The date refers to the year the Lamy family began producing wine. Made from vines of more than 40 years of age, this is a blend of Syrah, Mourvedre, Carignan and Grenache, typical of this region of southern France. It is aged in oak barrels that impart delicate, complex aromas of cedar wood and spice. Supple, rich and complex.

€35.00 Bottle

Valpolicella Ripasso, Santa Sofia, Veneto

This wine is a Valpolicella, too, but made altogether differently. Once the great Amarone is made, the Ripasso grapes are fermented on its skins, adding richness and power. It is then aged in Slovenian barrels. It’s rich, intense and delicious.

€39.00 Bottle

Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf du Pape (France)

A powerful and full-bodied wine with a deep ruby red colour with violet tints. The nose is complex: cinnamon, stewed fruit, and Morello cherry. This is a rich and supple wine, long in the mouth.

€65.00 Bottle

La Gerla Brunello di Montalcino 2009 (Italy)

A deep garnet in colour, this wine has a whole array of fleeting aromas and flavours. The crunchy summer berries flavour is overlaid with black pepper and more savoury elements. Sheer quality.

€77.00 Bottle

Rose Wine

Cantina di Monteforte Pinot Grigio Blush (Italy)

Just the slightest tinge of pale pink colour and a gentle strawberry aroma make this wine differentfrom your average Pinot Grigio. Fresh, crisp and tasty

€6.50 Glass €16.40 Carafe (500ml) €26.00 Bottle

Domaine de la Ferrandiere Grenache Gris (France)

A nice light rosé with a delicate strawberry flavour that goes with anything. Great as an aperitif, with seafood or chicken.

€27.00 Bottle

Champagne & Sparkling Wines

Bortolotti Prosecco Spumante (Italy) 20cl

Prosecco Spumante is a fully-sparkling wine. It is fresh, fruity and aromatic with a floral fragrance and an aromatic aftertaste.

€9.00 Snipe

Pares Balta Cava Brut NV, Penedes (Spain)

A Pure, lean and crystal clear organic Cava. It is classic and firm bodied and  (like all Cave) made by the Champagne method. The bubbles are crisp and persistent and the flavour is of apples, pears and a touch of white peach.

€36.00 Bottle

Furlan Prosecco Spumante (Italy)

Aromatic and fruity wine with scents of apple and notes of acacia flowers. Pale straw yellow colour with greenish reflections

€36.00Bottle

Veuve Clicquot Champagne (France)

Intense medium to full-bodied Champagne with acacia blossom and honey aromas, followed by those fruity, biscuity flavours you expect from a good Champagne.

€89.00 Bottle

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