Wine Menu

‘Wine is bottled poetry’ and an extensive global list of contemporary and classic glasses and bottles awaits at Mannings wine bar Cornwall, right in the heart of Truro.

Wine is a very special here at at Mannings and our  on-the-bottle suppliers have scoured the globe to select the very best of wines for our discerning guests within our bar, restaurant and hotel. Robert Louis Stevenson said ‘wine is bottled poetry’ and we couldn’t agree more!

As a result, the Mannings cellar is always stocked with the finest wines in Truro, catering for an eclectic and aficionados taste in grape. Our bartenders are well versed in each individual wine and can take the hassle out of choosing the perfect dinner accompaniment, or introduce you to a new favourite tipple should you wish. For those who know their vino, perusing the Mannings list of both classic and contemporary wines will be a delight and many options are available by a selection of glass sizes as well as by the bottle.

We’re also well aware that when it’s a special occasion, there’s got to be bubbles and we have a well-stocked fridge with the finest Champagnes and Prosecco.

Red Wine

Tempranillo, Esencia de Fontana, 2015/16
Uclés, Spain
Intense aromas of ripe berry fruit and liquorice. Medium-bodied with beautiful balance between fruit concentration, fresh acidity and fine tannins. (B) 13.5% vol
Bottle £19.00 – 250ml £6.70 – 175ml £4.70

Merlot, Wandering Bear, 2015/16
California, USA
Plummy red fruit with a sweet herbal note.  Sumptuous and full of plum, cherry and vanilla flavours. (B) 13% vol
Bottle £20.00 – 250ml £6.90 – 175ml £5.20

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Riserva, Tor del Colle, Botter, 2014/15
Abruzzo, Italy
Intense and concentrated on the nose with cherry flavours and notes of blackberries and liquorice. Dry and herbaceous on the palate, rounded and mouthfilling. (C) 13.5% vol
Bottle £22.50 – 250ml £7.60 – 175ml £5.70

Pinot Noir Reserva, Aves del Sur, 2015/16
Maule Valley, Chile
Red ruby colour with violet tones. Elegant aromas of cherries, raspberries and strawberries mixed with sweet vanilla notes. Soft and rounded on the palate with smooth tannins. (B) 14% vol
Bottle £24.00 – 250ml £8.20 – 175ml £6.00

Shiraz, Midday Somewhere, Hesketh, 2015/16
South, Australia
Brilliant aromatic fruit notes balanced perfectly alongside soft vanilla hues from the quality of French oak barriques. A well-structured palate with berry, coffee, liquorice flavours giving a juicy and elegant wine style. (C) 14.5% vol
Bottle £26.00 – 250ml £8.80 – 175ml £6.60

Malbec, Caballero de la Cepa, 2014/15
Mendoza, Argentina
Blackberry fruits, ripe plums, violets and tobacco leaves.  Remarkable sweet tannins and a complex finish. (E) 13.5% vol
Bottle£26.00 – 250ml £8.80 – 175ml £6.60

Pinotage, Huntersville, 2014/15
Swartland, South Africa
A superb young Pinotage. The flavours of this unique South African cultivar show ripe plum and fruitcake all beautifully integrated and then finished with subtle oak for a lingering aftertaste. (C) 14% vol
Bottle £22.00

Tempranillo-Petit Verdot, Más Buscados, 2015/16
Castilla, Spain
Aged for nine months in new oak, this is a succulent, juicy red bursting with ripe blackberry and spice character. Criminally drinkable, its vibrant fruit driven style and easy balance make for the perfect anytime red. (C) 13% vol
Bottle £26.00

Carmenère, Secret, Viu Manent, 2013/14
Colchagua Valley, Chile
An intense, deep violet colour with complex notes of black pepper and spices. The fresh, elegant palate suggests red and black fruits with a long finish. (C) 14.5% vol
Bottle £30.00

Pinot Noir, The Crossings, 2015/16
Marlborough, New Zealand
Finely poised aromas of red cherry, spice, raspberry amd gentle smokiness.  The palate is vibrantly intense with a full, rich and silky mouthful. (B) 13.5% vol
Bottle £35.00

Rosé Wine

White Zinfandel, Riptide, 2015/16
California, USA
Gently sweet but incredibly refreshing, this gorgeous White Zin balances strawberry and cream flavours with a zesty, crisp finish. (4) 10% vol
 Bottle £20.00 – 250ml £6.90 – 175ml £4.90
Cinsault-Syrah Rosé, Laurent Miquel, 2015/16
Languedoc, France
This innovative family firm produces their modern dry rosé in a bright fruity style that is positively full flavoured. Vivid redcurrant fruit drives a super-fresh experience. (2) 12.5% vol
 Bottle £22.00 – 250ml £7.50 – 175ml £5.40


Sparkling Wine

Prosecco Spumante, Tenuta Ca’Bolani, NV
Pale straw-yellow and a fine, clear mousse with delicate bubbles. Exuberantly fruity, aromatic, with appley notes. Well-balanced and easy-drinking with delicate hints of almond. (1) 11% vol
 Bottle £27.00 – 175ml £6.90 – 125ml £5.50
Camel Valley Brut, 2013/14
Camel Valley, Cornwall, England
Superb golden sparkler with elegant fizz and full, ripe flavours, packed with elderflower and hedgerow notes, yet truly brut. (1) 12.5% vol
 Bottle £45.00

White Wine

Chardonnay, Esencia de Fontana, 2015/16
Uclés, Spain
Elegant aromas of ripe orchard fruits with subtle mineral notes. Medium-bodied with good concentration and a juicy mouthfeel, supported by fresh acidity. No over-oaked heavy 1980s style Chardonnay here! (2) 13.5% vol
Bottle £19.00 – 250ml £6.70 – 175ml £4.70

Viognier, Lion Ridge, 2015/16
Swartland, South Africa
This unwooded style of Viognier offers a dry but fruity style. The floral bouquet greets the nose and follows through with lovely tropical flavours on a lingering palate. (2) 13.5% vol
Bottle £20.00 – 250ml £6.90 – 175ml £5.20

Sauvignon Blanc, Honores de Berticot, 2016/17
IGP de l’Atlantique, France
Grassy, dry Sauvignon from western France, with a pleasing, crisp, neat finish. (1) 11.5% vol
Bottle £22.50 – 250ml £7.60 – 175ml £5.70

Pinot Grigio, Miopasso, 2015/16
Sicily, Italy
Lemony-yellow in colour with brilliant glints, a captivating, fresh and lively taste with hints of acacia honey, pear and ripe apple. (2) 13% vol
Bottle £23.00 – 250ml £7.80 – 175ml £5.80

Picpoul de Pinet M, 2016/17
Languedoc, France
This is an outstanding wine that really delivers. Fresh with a bright aroma of white flowers and zesty citrus. (1) 13% vol
Bottle £24.00 – 250ml £8.20 – 175ml £6.00

Sauvignon Blanc, Taringi, 2016/17
Marlborough, New Zealand
Distinctive Marlborough aromas leap out of the glass and continue to the palate – gooseberry, nettle, lime and passionfruit. A pleasingly crisp finish leaves you wanting more. (1) 12.5% vol
Bottle £26.00 – 250ml £8.80 – 175ml £6.60

Rioja Blanco, Fincas de Azabache, 2015/16
Rioja, Spain
This is a real find. White Tempranillo is a ‘new’ grape variety but closely linked to the well-known red Tempranillo grown all over Spain. This style is robust yet unoaked, with apple refreshment and elegantly balanced. (1) 12% vol
Bottle £26.50

Gavi La Battistina, Araldica, 2015/16
Piemonte, Italy
Brilliantly bright and fresh with charming poached pear and peach fruit flavours. Zesty acidity with a hint of minerality on the finish. (2) 13% vol
Bottle £27.00

Albarino, Laurent Miquel, 2015/16
Languedoc, France
Aromas of grapefruit with a delicate floral overtone, the palate refreshing with ripe white peach flavours and a hint of lime on the finish. A soft yet crisp and aromatic white. (1) 13% vol
Bottle £28.00

Sauvignon Blanc, Spy Valley, 2016/17
Marlborough, New Zealand
Luscious, ripe, creamy vanilla nose over classic gooseberry fruit. Crisp and racy with a ripe intensity of fruit, bursting with vitality through the immense citrus fruit. (2) 13% vol
Bottle £32.00

Sancerre, Domaine Neveu, 2015/16
Loire, France
Classic wine from the historical home of Sauvignon.  Not only does it have an elegant ‘gunflint’ minerality, but the grassy, gooseberry fruit carries through the citrus richness. (1) 12.5% vol
Bottle £35.00

Chablis, Jean Deligny, 2015/16
Burgundy, France
A rich and complex wine with a wonderful, fat structure in the mouth and the charming typical Chardonnay aromas of butter or brioche. Harmonious, fine and elegant with an excellent aromatic linger. (1) 12.5% vol
Bottle £38.00



Bollinger Special Cuvée Brut, NV
Champagne, France
Firm, with yeasty brioche notes following through to enrich the fruit flavour. Taut style and solid finish. (1) 12% vol
 Bottle £65.00 – 125ml £11.50
Bollinger Rosé Brut, NV
Champagne, France
Created from Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, showing delicate aromas of ripe red fruits and powerful elegance. It is immensely complex and utterly wonderful. (1) 12% vol
 Bottle £75.00
Bollinger La Grande Année Brut, 2005
Champagne, France
Superb and confident, rich, biscuity character with a lingering finish.  A classic vintage Champagne. (1) 12% vol
 Bottle £120.00