Fern Cottage Restaurant

Drinks

While your delicious meal is getting cooked to order, why not try one (or more) of our variety of drinks on offer!

Our bespoke Wine list is regularly updated to make sure we can offer a wine to everyones taste, but if you would favour a Gin instead, well.. fear not! ... We have created Fern Gins list which gives you a lovely choice of some of our amazing local Gins!

And of course, last but not least, we also have a fine selection of local Whisky's on offer too , which is a "must" considering we are in Scotland after all...

White Wines

 

  El Ninot de Paper, Sauvignon Blanc £22.00

Spain

Lightly floral with citrus aromas. The palate is gently fruity with green apple characters, and fresh acidity on the finish.

175ml – £6.00            250ml – £7.75

 

Garganega/Chardonnay, Via Mare £23.00

Italy 

Delicate citrus notes with a hint of honey and ripe peaches. The Garganega provides the structure whilst the Chardonnay provides the intensity.

175ml – £6.25                250ml – £8.50

 

Pinot Grigio, Voluta Grande £28.00

Italy

A fresh, dry white with stone fruit and citrus aromas and lightly spicy notes. Crisp and delicate on the palate with some honeyed fruit and a fresh, dry finish.

175ml - £7.00             250 ml- £9.50

 

Cortese, Alasia  £25.00

Italy

Most commonly used to make Gavi, Cortese is a grape worth seeking out. Fresh green apple aromas with notes of grapefruit, lime and honeysuckle. The palate is lightly honeyed, yet fresh and crisp with citrus flavors and a mineral note on the finish.

 

Verdejo, Gorgorito, Rueda £30.00

Spain

Spain’s answer to Sauvignon Blanc. Tropical fruits on the palate of pineapple, peach and kiwi. Soft, elegant and luscious with nice acidity and long on the palate.  Give it a try!.

 

Picpoul de Pinet, Paredaux £35.00

France

Lip smackingly fresh and light with melon flavors and a subtle undertone of peach. Some floral notes add another dimension to the wine.

Sauvignon Blanc ‘Sunbird’, Simonsig £37.00

South Africa

This wine has flavours of gooseberry, green figs and subtle hints of lime. Its balanced mouthfeel displays tropical notes on the palate with crisp acidity adding freshness and longevity.

 

Chablis le Verger, Alain Geoffroy £46.00

France

Rich and ripe, with aromas of delicate flowers, juicy stone fruits and a rich, full mineral finish.  A classic..

 

Red Wines

 

Tempranillo, Fortaleza del Rey £22.00

Spain

Typical cherry aromas characteristic of the Tempranillo grape. Smooth, fruity and easy-to-drink.

175ml - £6.00                         250ml - £7.75

 

Merlot/Raboso, Cielo £23.00

Italy

A soft and fruity wine. Attractive aromas of blueberries, cherries and blackberries. Fresh and tasty with a fruity, generous, smooth finish 

175 ml – £6.25                       250ml - £8.50

 

Malbec, Domaine Astruc £28.00

France

A powerful red wine from the Languedoc with rich flavours of plums, mocha and blackcurrants finishing with sweet liquorice and spice 

175 ml  - £7.00        250ml - £9.50

 

Garnacha Tinto, Fuente Verde £28.00

Spain

Intense on the nose, where the red fruity aromas prevail over spicy tones. Good body, well-structured on the palate with a persistent finish

 

Primitivo, Primasole £31.00

Italy

Rich and ripe. The palate is flavored with sweet blackberry and plum fruit, supple tannins and a rounded, spicy finish. Hints of chocolate, black berries, and spice abound on the finish.

 

Crianza Tinto, Rioja Bordon £36.00

Spain

Soft aromas of toasted oak and vanilla. Structured and smooth it showcases a savory maturity and elegant tannins with excellent balance between dark fruits and spice in its long and elegant finish.

 

Malbec, Verne £39.00

Argentina

A deeply-coloured, powerful red with great concentration of berry fruit. Complex flavours of plums, figs, and dried fruit with a smoky vanilla character. Juicy fruit and great balance on the finish.

 

Valpolicella Classico, Campolieti £44.00

Italy

Ripe strawberry, red cherry and plum aromas with hints of leather, autumn leaves and sweet spices. The palate is medium-bodied, vibrantly fruity with soft, smooth tannins.

 

The Roses

 

Chiaretto, Ancora Monferrato £23.00

Italy

Aromas of fresh strawberry and redcurrants. The ripe and juicy plum and cherry characters on the palate give excellent substance and weight, all balanced by crisp acidity.

175ml- £6.25                250ml - £8.50

 

White Zinfandel, Sierra Creek  £25.00

U.S.A.

Aromas of fresh cherries and watermelon. On the palate, flavours of juicy ripe strawberries and sweet candy are incredibly sumptuous and ever so moreish.

 

Rosado, Rioja Bordon £27.00

Spain

The nose shows delightful red berry flavours mixed with fresh citrus acidity. It is fresh, tasty and very broad. Very persistent. Slightly off-dry, the finish is rich and fruity. 

 

Sparkling Wine

 

Prosecco, Ca di Rajo £29.00

Italy

A deliciously light and fruity Prosecco with hints of apple and peach on the nose and a fresh, softly sparkling palate with characters of soft ripe stone fruits

 

Prosecco 20cl £9.95

Italy

This sparkling wine has fine bubbles winding through its bright straw yellow color and greenish reflections. Its aroma will remind you of peaches and sweet flowers, and its flavor includes apples and pears

 

Champagne

 

Champagne Brut, Gardet Tradition  £65.00

France

A stunning Champagne that delivers on all fronts.  On the nose, a mixture of fruit and brioche with a well-developed maturity. On the palate, white stone summer fruits are bolstered by a fine acidity and a long creamy finish.

 

Rose Cava, Parxet £38.00

Spain

Clean and elegant, with notes of strawberry and ripe fruits of the forest, such as blackberries and cranberries. Mouthfilling, delicate but richly flavoured, and exceptionally long.

Caorunn  £4.95

Pronounced “ka-roon”,is the Gaelic word for Rowan Berry-a Celtic botanical that forms the very soul of this gin. Infusing a total of eleven botanicals (five locally foraged with six traditional) in a unique Copper Berry Chamber, it harnesses Scotland’s unique natural resources and age-old botanicals to mouth-watering effect. 25ml

Rock Rose  £4.75

This gin is created using many local Caithness ingredients such as rhodiola rosea, sea buckthorn and rowan berries. This means each year will bring a subtly different vintage depending on the changing climate of the area. 25ml

Hendrick`s  £4.75

This Hand-Crafted Gin is distilled from a proprietary recipe which includes traditional botanicals such as Juniper, Coriander and Citrus Peel. 25ml

Gin Mare  £5.25

Gin Mare has long been the reference point for a gin that’s pushed the boundary of what a gin could taste like-with rosemary, thyme ,olive, and basil included in the botanical line up-its savoury and unusual, but balanced. 25ml

Larios 12  £5.25

A stunning Spanish gin made using 12 botanicals which are distilled five times. Larios12 is made with botanicals including wild juniper, nutmeg, angelica root, coriander, Mediterranean lemon, orange, tangerine, mandarin, clementine, grapefruit, lime and orange blossom. 25ml

Boe Violet Gin  £5.25

An incredibly smooth gin, slightly spiced leaving a wonderful lingering delicate finish of sweet violets. Boe Distinctive Scottish Gin’s are lovingly created in small batches, where rare hand-picked botanicals and spices are infused in the finest neutral grain spirit, liberating the full flavours of triple filtered Boe Superior Gin, creating high class gin’s with extraordinary balance and smoothness. 25ml

Boe Passion Gin  £5.25

Lovingly created in small batches this gin is gently blended with the tropical flavors of Passion Fruit to create Boe Passion Gin. A stylish gin with the warm lingering finish of exotic fruits, sensational aroma and vibrant colour. 25ml

Boe Peach and Hibiscus Liqueur  £4.95

The tanginess and berry-rich flavour of hibiscus combines perfectly with fresh peaches, to give a delightful fruity and flowery aroma and taste. 25ml

Badvo   £6.50

Pitochry’s gin is made using 100% hand foraged Scottish botanicals, including juniper, which grows extensively on the family`s Pitlochry farmland. Key botanicals include nettles and wild mint giving the gin a crisp, fresh and herbal taste. 25ml

Edinburgh Gin - Raspberry Liqueur   £4.25

The sweetest ripest Raspberries and the multi award winning Edinburgh Gin Classic come together to create an intensely fruity and juicy liqueur. 25ml

Edinburgh Gin - Classic   £4.50

This award winning gin is brought together with an original balance of 14 botanicals in which Pine Buds, Aromatic Lemongrass and Floral Lavender are all present. 25ml

Edinburgh Gin - Rhubarb and Ginger   £4.50

This naturally flavored gin is post infused with spring crop Rhubarb and stem Ginger to create a beautifully balanced expression. 25ml

Edinburgh Gin - Orange Blossom and Mandarin Liqueur  £4.25

Bursting with zesty Orange notes, this liqueur welcomes you with a delicate floral aroma which combines beautifully with natural citrus fruits to create a uniquely refreshing taste. 25ml

When having a premium gin we recommend a premium tonic.

Try Fever Tree with any of the above. Standard or slimline £2.60

'uisge beatha -the water of life!'

Why not finish your meal with one of our fabulous malts definitely the Scottish part!

Aberfeldy 12yo  £5.50

Hint of smoke but creamy with sherried fruit, raisins and sultanas.
A wisp of peat but sweet and slightly malty and sweet.
Sightly malty finish with light citrus notes.

Auchentoshan Triple Wood  £6.50

Finished in a combination of Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks,Bourbon casks and Oloroso Sherry casks.
Candied fruit, toffee, Liqueur cherries.
Dark treacle and toffee notes balanced with a hint of green fruit.

Blair Atholl 12yo  £5.95

Rich and fruity with slight spice notes.
Slight citrus, nutty and a hint of smoke. br The finish is bitter sweet.

Bunnahabhain 12yo  £5.50

Not your typical Isay malt. br Soft and slightly sweet, malty, sultanas and slightly costal. br The finish is sherried with again a hint of the sea.

Caol Ila 12yo  £5.50

Fresh, herbal, damp grass. Smoky, oily cigar leaves. br Slightly smoked and a hint of hickory. br Hinty of boiled sweets, oil, tar with a long peppery spicy and smoky finish.

Cragganmore 12yo  £5.50

Fresh, fruity, aromatic and floral. br Honey stone fruits and almonds with a smoky, delicate peppery spice finish.

Dalwhinnie 15yo  £6.50

Clean simple flavoury toffee, honey, vanilla. br A hint of gentle smoke. Slight spice with a long and malty finish.

Tomatin Legacy  £6.50

Matured in a combination of Bourbon and American Virgin Oak this is a light whisky.
Vanilla, marshmallow, pineapple and lemon On the palate gentle flavoury of candy, pine, lemon sherbet, apples and sponge cake emerge ahead of a light, clean finish

Edradour 10yo  £5.50

Sherry, fruits and vanilla on the nose leading to almonds, rum and malt.
Spicy with raisins and sultanas and slightly creamy to finish.

Glendronach 12yo  £5.50

Finished in a combination of Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso casks to give a rich fruity flavor.
Raisins, cinnamon, caramel with a hint of ginger Marmalade oranges with spiced raisins and smoky toffee to finish

Glenmorangie 10yo  £5.50

Medium-bodied and gently warming, with pleasant spicy notes.

Highland Park 12yo  £6.50

Light grassy notes, honey, hint of citrus but fresh and clean.
Slightly sweet, marmalade oranges and green tea.
Peppery finish which is long and hints at wood shavings.

Lagavulin 16yo  £7.00

A classic Islay and arguably one of the top 10 whiskies in the world.
Sweet, sharp, Momentus smoke offset with citrus and mint.
Light and slightly mineral

Laphroaig 10yo  £5.50

Emphatic, full-bodied and utterly unforgettable, this 10 Year Old Original Cask Strength Laphroaig is the authentic way to experience the rugged character of Laphroaig uncompromising Scotch whisky.

Oban 14yo  £6.50

Fresh grass and cut hay with wood smoke. Citrus and smooth.
Thick and smooth on the palate. The smoke wafty in with notes of seaweed and compliments the rich oak.
Fruit and oak appear on the finish which is quite log.

Talisker 10yo  £5.50

This whisky is not shy! Oily, mokey with seaweed, yet surprisingly fresh and fragrant, Loty of smoke and pepper on the taste and a long malted barley finish.

We offer a specail Whisky Of The Month  £5.50

Please ask our lovely Staff for details.

 

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