The Bottleneck, Broadstairs, Kent: Supplier of Quality WinesThe Bottleneck

Recommended by:
Matthew Jukes Wine List 2007

The Bottleneck, the independant fine wine specialist, offers old fashioned customer service and advice, whether you want to talk about our wine, taste the wine or appreciate our special prices.

There are hundreds of varieties from all over the world with a wine for every occasion and taste. Find the perfect gift for your wine-loving friends, or just treat yourself !

October Special Offers

Australia

Angus the Bull Cabernet Sauvignon Usually 24.99 Magnum Special Price 19.99 Magnum               

River Retreat Moscato 2015 Sweet white 6% alc usually 8.99 bottle Special Offer 6.99 bottle New lower price 5.99 bottle         

S.C. Pannell Grenache/Shiraz/Touriga 2016 usually 17.99 bottle Special Offer 15.99 bottle            

S.C. Pannell Tempranillo/Touriga 2016 usually 17.99 bottle Special Offer 15.99 bottle                      

Champagne

Bollinger Special Cuvee NV usually 47.00 bottle  Special Offer 38.50 bottle Gift Boxed                                                                                                                                                              Bollinger Special Cuvee NV Usually 25.50 ½ bottle Special price 19.99 ½ bottle Gift boxed                                                                                                                                                                        Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV Usually 48.50 gift box Special Price 42.50 Gift Box            

Moet & Chandon Brut NV Usually 45.00 bottle Special Offer 38.50 bottle

Moet & Chandon Rosé NV Usually 49.00 Gift Box Special Price 43.50 Gift Box

Ruinart Rosé Brut NV usually 57.50 Special price 49.50 gift boxed                                                    

Taittinger Vintage 2013 Brut usually 57.00 bottle Gift Boxed Special Offer 49.00 bottle Gift Boxed   

Taittinger Rosé NV Usually 55.50 bot Special Price 46.00 bottle in gift bag                           

Chile                                                                                                                                         

Errazuriz Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  usually 10.99 bottle Special Offer 8.99 bottle               

Errazuriz Estate Pinot Grigio 2017  usually 10.99 bottle Special Offer 8.99 bottle                    

Caliterra Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Usually 10.99 bottle Special Price 7.99 bottle

France

Jules Du Souzy Beaujolais 2017 usually 10.99 bottle Special Offer 9.99 bottle                                 

Jules Du Souzy Mâcon-Village 2017 usually 12.99 bottle Special Offer 11.99 bottle  

Chateau Des Jacques Moulin-A-Vent 2016 usually 19.99 bottle Special Offer 16.99 bottle

India

M/S Sangiovese Rosé 2017 from Maharashtra State usually 13.99 bottle Special Offer 11.99 bottle                                

Italy

Vesevo Greco Di Tufo  2017 usually 14.99 bottle Special Offer 12.99 bottle                             

New Zealand 

Blank Canvas Marlborough Pinot Noir usually 25.99 bottle  Special Offer 23.99 bottle              

Esk Valley Pinot Gris Hawkes Bay 2018 usually 12.99 bottle Special Offer 9.99 bottle             

Esk Valley Merlot Rosé 2017 Hawkes Bay usually 12.99 bottle Special Offer 9.99 bottle                  

Leftfield Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Nelson usually 13.99 bottle Special Offer 9.99 bottle                   

Villa Maria Albarino 2018 Gisborne North Island usually 13.99 bottle Special Offer 10.99 bottle      

South Africa  

Cleef’s Classic Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Western Cape usually 10.99 bottle Special Offer 8.99 bottle                        

Beer

Whitstable Bay Blonde 1.59 330 mls or buy 6 for 7.99 and 24 for 30.00                                 

Curious Brew Lager 1.85 330 mls or buy 6 for 8.99 and 12 for 16.00                                      

Abbot Ale, Hobgoblin & Hobgoblin Gold, Brains SA Gold, Wadworth 6X, Pedigree, Old Speckled Hen, Boon Doggle, Greene King IPA, Shepherd Neame Master Brew, Spitfire & Spitfire Gold all at 1.99 500 mls or buy any 3 for 4.99

N.B. these beers may change without notice but others will take their place in this excellent offer!

                       

      

 

New Arrivals

Australia

Paxton Shiraz 2018 McLaren Vale at 13.99 bottle No added preservatives Organic, Vegan & Gluten Free. Paxton is one of a kind. This organic and biodynamic winery was set up in 1979 by one of Australia’s best known viticulturalists, David Paxton. The winery, based in McLaren Vale, consists of over 200 acres of premium vineyards, making it Australia’s largest organic and biodynamic estate. No sulphur dioxide or preservatives were added in the making of this wine therefore it should be drunk young and fresh. It’s a deep, dark, virtually opaque purple-red colour in the glass. The nose is superb alluring with rich plums, berry fruits, spice and a savoury earthiness.This blockbuster of a wine doesn’t stop there, in the mouth its big and bold with a massive amount of fruit intensity and a lovely lingering finish.                                                      

France                                                                  

Château Mayne Blanc 2015 Lussac Saint-Emilion at 18.99 bottle.Lussac Saint-Emilion is the most northerly of the satellites of the larger Saint-Emilion appellation, which is located in the right bank Libournais district of Bordeaux. The Château Mayne Blanc’s vineyard is situated at the highest elevation of Lussac Saint Emilion, atop clay and silty soils which impart softness to the wines. The vines are sustainably cultivated, with grass sown between the vine rows in order to stabilise the soil and decompress it, sending the vine’s roots deep into the soils. The yields are carefully controlled in order to concentrate the flavours in the berries. Plump berried fruits are accompanied by a blueberry character and rich, dark chocolate notes. Stylish and deliciously approachable with soft tannins and a fresh finish.

Caves D’Esclans Whispering Angel 2018 Cotes De Provence Rosé at 19.99 bottle.   Chateau d’Esclans is a fantastic property with an insanely grand house near La Motte (the granny flat has five bedrooms), and produces what many believe are the world’s best rosé wines. The man behind the project is Sacha Lichine, son of the writer and vigneron Alexis, and until 1999 the proprietor of Margaux’s Chateau Prieure-Lichine. Since 1999, Sacha has been building up Domaines Sacha Lichine with d’Esclans as the jewel in the crown. Everything is done with quality as the overriding focus. Sacha is very proud to say he takes the same care and attention of his grapes as any of the top Bordeaux chateaux do of theirs, and no expense is spared to ensure every vintage reaches its potential in the bottle. The wines themselves are made by Patrick Leon, who used to make the wine at none other than Chateau Mouton-Rothschild and Opus One. Not a bad CV! Pale pink in colour, it has flavours of redcurrant, dried flowers and spices on the nose, with a subtle herbal quality. Dry, with red fruit flavours, it has a firm finish with lingering herbal notes. 

Italy

Zensa Primitivo 2018 Puglia at 11.99 bottle. Organic & Vegan. Zensa Primitivo is made by Alessandro Michelon of Orion Wines, he is one of Italy's most innovative and promising winemakers with a profound knowledge of Italian.Together with Luca Pomaro he works closely with their growers to produce wines from indigenous grapes that express the typicity of the region. Zensa means "without" or "to do without" in Italian, and this superb organic Primitivo is made without pesticides and fertilisers. The grapes are sourced from organic vineyards in Puglia where the vines are grown as free-standing bush vines. 100% Primitivo grapes are harvested by hand into small wooden crates. The crates are then placed in aerated lofts for 2 to 3 weeks to dry the grapes out. During this process, known as Appassimento [a process famously used to produce the far more costly Amarone wines], the grapes lose about 30% of their weight. This means that the flavours, aromas and natural sweetness are all much more concentrated than in standard wine production. A big, poweful dark red colour, aromas of plums, black cherries, chocolate, dried fruit and slight herbaceous notes. Plum and spice flavours on the palate follow through to the long, full finish superb.