Wine List


At RIVER HOUSE we believe in using the very best in seasonal Scottish produce, which means showcasing what we think to be the best drink for the menu: wine.

The selection has been chosen to feature the best wines for the job, with a large selection of wines by the glass, with a particular focus on seafood friendly wines.

This wine list is an ever-changing collection that will evolve with the seasons and with the menus.

The crew are here to help you discover new favourites. If you fancy trying something new please don’t hesitate to ask for our advice. Or you can trust in our dedicated research and take a punt, as we love it all.




Lessini Durello, Cielo e Terra, Veneto, Italy, n/v
An elegant sparkling wine from the hills of Lessinia between Verona and Vicenza. Citrus and gently floral aromas lead to a very fresh and zippy palate with crisp green apple and lightly honeyed characters. Lighter than its Prosecco cousin, this refreshing fizz made from the hand-picked Durella grape makes a delicious start to any meal!
Bottle £34.00 | 125ml £7.95

Marchese Antinori, Franciacorta Cuvée Royale, Italy, n/v
Superb traditional method sparkling from the Antinori stable, crisp apple fruit with lemony finesse, has acquired subtle richness and perfect tiny bubbles from extended time on the lees. A blend of 78% Chardonnay, 12% Pinot Noir and 10% Pinot Blanc.
Bottle £55.00 | 125ml £9.75

Grande Reserve, Premier Cru, Pierre Mignon, Champagne, France, n/v
A crisp, well balanced champagne with citrus hints on the nose overlaid with touches of brioche. The palate is fresh, clean and lively with a creamy mousse and long finish.
Bottle £62.00 | 125ml £11.00

Classic Cuvée, Roebuck Estate, West Sussex, England, 2017
An absolutely elegant and structured example of modern English Sparkling from traditional grapes and methods. Citrus fruit and baked apples are layered with a toasty richness and hint of truffle. Produced from grapes in the heart of the South Downs, this is a lovely treat for any occasion..
Bottle £75.00 | 125ml £12.75

Rosé de Noirs, Roebuck Estate, West Sussex, England, 2017
Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier from estate-owned vineyards have produced a beautiful and structured Rosé de Noirs. Following the precise methods for all Roebuck’s vintage sparkling, the wine is partially fermented in old Burgundian barrels, followed by a generous period of lees ageing in bottle for a minimum of 36 months. The sight of rose-pink tone followed by attractive aromas of crushed red berries elevates any dining experience.
Bottle £80.00

Blanc de Blanc, Paul LeBrun, Champagne, France, n/v
With family ties to Champagne dating as far back as the 16th century, Nathalie Vignier is the sixth generation of her family to make wine in Cramant. Her grandfather, Paul Lebrun, was one of the first vignerons to break away from the big négociants after the Great War and established his own brand in 1931. Together with her brother, she owns 16.5 hectares distributed across the Côte des Blancs and the Côte de Sézanne, including 3 Grand Cru and 2 Premier Cru villages with terroir ranging from chalky to silex stones to provide outstanding expressions from each sub-region. When ready, Nathalie will in turn pass the reigns to her son Joseph as they strive to preserve and improve upon her family’s legacy.
Bottle £85.00



Macabeo, Old Vine, Entero, Manchuela, Spain, 2022
A lovely, refreshing number from the high-altitude hills of Manchuela. Familiar peachy notes and ripe citrus flavours, with a light body and uncomplicated joy.
175ml £6.25 | 250ml £8.75 | Bottle £25.75

Chardonnay, Montsable, IGP Pays d’Oc, France, 2022
A great match for fish. Seductive scents of blossom and cinnamon spice with a mix of pears, peach and honey. A very classy Chardonnay!
175ml £6.50 | 250ml £9.25 | Bottle £26.95

Terras Lusas Branco, Adega de Redondo, Alentejo, Portugal, 2022
One of Portugal’s most impressive and dynamic cooperatives, founded by a a group of 14 farmers who commit to quality with local varietals. With ripe tropical flavours and gripping minerality, Alentejo is a region to know.
175ml £6.65 | 250ml £9.45 | Bottle £27.50

Verdejo ‘Aguazul’, Bodegas Pisuerga, Rueda, Spain, 2022
One of the region’s oldest wineries, committed to the natural and social environment, ensuring healthy organic vines to produce the healthiest possible grapes. The use of cover crops builds soil diversity and reduces the risk of disease, which in turn leads to a vigilant but hands-off approach amongst the growers. Bone-dry yet hinting at tropical and peachy fruit and better with each sip.
175ml £7.45 | 250ml £9.95 | Bottle £29.50

Muscadet Sur Lie, Domaine des Herbauges, Loire, France, 2022
What is the loveliest pairing with oysters of any kind? This beauty from the Atlantic Coast. Picked from 45 year-old vines on rocky schist soils and pebbles, Herbauges presents striking acidity, intriguing minerality, and a textured and refreshing wine.
175ml £7.75 | 250ml £10.95 | Bottle £32.00

Bordeaux Blanc, Chateau Minvielle, France, 2022
Growing up in Libourne, it was inevitable that Olivier Cazenave would fall in love with the world of wine, but it’s his revolutionary approach to winemaking and desire to break the rules that sets him apart. Starting his journey export sales for a number of negociants, In 2003 he and Anne were married and decided they wanted their own vineyards, as he says: “you would have had to be crazy to buy a property in Bordeaux in 2003” … and we’re glad they did. with 12 ha of family-owned vineyards, the small production makes a big show-stopper.
175ml £8.15 | 250ml £11.50 | Bottle £34.00

Faugères Blanc, Mas Olivier, Coteaux-du-Languedoc, France, 2022
In 1959 Mas Olivier had a vision to create high-quality wines in hills facing the
Mediterranean sea at 300 metres above sea level. The heat of long summers,
balanced by spring and autumn rainfall bring expressive and harmonious notes of
ripe melon, orange blossom and lively citrus.
Bottle £35.75

Fiano, Produttori di Manduria, Zin, Puglia, Italy, 2022
A fully-loaded dry white wine packed with intense sweet apple, pear perfume, peaches and soft orange florals. Perfect for fish and shellfish but also very versatile.
175ml £8.75 | 250ml £12.45 | Bottle £36.95

Sauvignon Blanc, Single Vineyard Dillon’s Point, Earthsong, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2022
One of the most gorgeous, and undeniably in-your-face Sauvignon Blanc we have ever tasted. Beautiful fruit purity of limes and ripe gooseberry, with tropical, floral and fine herbal notes, ruby grapefruit and white pear drop on the finish. Experienced producer of Aussie wine, Master of Wine Giles Cooke took years to find single vineyards within the Marlborough region to produce world-class wine, and the peninsula that is Dillon’s point was the perfect home.
175ml £8.95 | 250ml £12.85 | Bottle £37.95

Albariño, Bouza do Rei Lagar de Bouza, Spain, 2022
Quickly becoming Spain’s most sought-after white wine, Albariño offers aromas of ripe citrus fruit, crushed flowers and underlying minerality that give way to a fresh, crisp palate of lemon zest, fresh lime, stone fruits and notes of flint soil. Seafood’s absolute best friend, and a beautiful example of coastal, cool-climate wine.
175ml £9.15 | 250ml £13.15 | Bottle £38.95

Original Chenin Blanc, Raats Family Wines, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2023
After making wine around the world and honing his craft in the Cape, Bruwer Raats established his family winery in 2000, based on a policy of ‘excellence through specialisation’. Purchasing the only land he could afford, some relatively cheap and ‘undesirable’ plots in the Polkadraai Hills, it soon became apparent that the unique granite-based terroir was produced incredible wines, and is now recognised as one of the finest wards in Stellenbosch. Persistence and consistent high-standards have brought us this versatile, food-pairing gem from the New World. No oak ageing, just pure expression of ripe yellow apple, pineapple ripeness with a long mineral finish.
Bottle £42.00

Sancerre, Moulin les Lys, Domaine Reverdy Ducroux, Loire, France, 2021
A world classic from clay and limestone soils in the village of Verdigny, one of the best sites in the Loire Valley. Laurent is the 14th generation to head the Domaine, and works in meticulous sustainable practices. While the nose is bright with herbs and citrus, but gentle with hints of stone fruit, the finish is backed up by a robust body and mineral structure.
Bottle £55.00

Chablis, Domaine Michaut Freres, France, 2022
Bernard Michaut provides us with this stunning, fresh and vibrant Chablis. The winery is located in Biene close to Chablis, built on the classic kimmeridgian soil of the region. These wines show great typicity, steely acidity, plenty of fruit with that unmistakable note of flinty “terroir”.
Bottle £57.00

Rully, Maison Chanzy, Burgundy, France, 2020
Grapes sourced from the heart of the Côte Chalonnaise, Chardonnay’s ancestral home, is an absolute stand-out of a wine. The bouquet showcases the limestone and clay soils, and develop with striking complexity on the palate. Each glass is lovelier than the one before.
Bottle £65.00

Chassagne-Montrachet, Domaine Pillot, Burgundy, 2022
With a superb collection of vineyards and a modern winemaking facility on the edge of the village, Laurent Pillot’s wines are of an excellent quality. This Chassagne-Montrachet is sourced from some of the best sites in Burgundy’s Côte de Beaune and promises great finesse on the nose. The palate is warming and sultry, concentrated and balanced with white fruit and peach carried by discreet oak notes. The underlying minerality shines through an amazing length on the finish.
Bottle £100.00



Rosado, Finca Manzanos, Rioja, Spain 2023
Garnacha and Tempranillo blend beautifully from this 4th Generation family winery.The grapes are hand-harvested from the estate vineyards in October to encourage medium-bodied, fruit-driven wine with lovely strawberry and watermelon freshness. A dry, wintertime rosé indeed!
175ml £7.25 | 250ml £9.75 | Bottle £27.95

B By La Grande Bauquière, Domaine La Grande Bauquière, Côtes de Provence, France, 2022
Garnacha and Tempranillo blend beautifully from this 4th Generation family winery.The grapes are hand-harvested from the estate vineyards in October to encourage medium-bodied, fruit-driven wine with lovely strawberry and watermelon freshness. A dry, wintertime rosé indeed!
Bottle £35.75 | Magnum £70.00



Pinot Noir, Calusari, Viile Timisului, Romania, 2022
A familiar grape varietal from perhaps a less familiar place, this Pinot comes from an old vineyard in the Romanian mountains and offers strawberry and cherry fruit, spiciness with an elegant finish. Everything you’d expect from a classic, and seafood-friendly.
175ml £6.25 | 250ml £8.75 | Bottle £25.75

Tempranillo, Ignacio Marin, Aragón, Spain, 2021
Tempranillo as it should be: medium- bodied with wild berry fruit, fresh fig and plum and a bit of spice from oak. Structured tannins without being too dry, there is a reason why this is one of the most popular red wine styles.
175ml £7.25 | 250ml £9.65 | Bottle £28.25

Cabernet Franc, Vielles Vignes, Mont Rocher, Languedoc-Roussillon, 2022
From the foothills and valleys beneath the iconic Pyrénées, out through the gorges to the coastal areas of the Mediterranean. Rugged and rocky terrain in high-altitude hillside vineyards, the grapes are picked at their optimal ripeness in mid September and offer juicy ripe berry flavours and a refreshing finish.
175ml £7.75 | 250ml £10.95 | Bottle £32.00

Malbec, Manos Negras, Mendoza, Argentina, 2022
This is the “big boy” – the full on, rich, spicy, fruity wine from the beautiful slopes under the Andes. High-altitude vineyards help to maintain fresh acidity, and a little more elegance than most Malbecs out there, but with that undeniable dark fruits layered with fine oak. As always, great with steak.
175ml £8.95 | 250ml £12.75 | Bottle £37.00

Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore, DOC, Biscardo, Mabis, Veneto, Italy, 2019
Amarone’s younger cousin that ticks all the boxes! Traditionally the ripasso process re-ferments skins and must from prior Amarone production, and Biscardo brothers Maurizio and Martino also incorporate sun-dried grapes to add sugar, strength, and complexity while maintaining fresh balance. A brilliant wine after dinner…and with cheese!
Bottle £41.00

Burgundy Pinot Noir, Les Fortunés, Chanzy, France, 2022
Maison Chanzy is a highly respected Burgundian producer; a classical demonstration of premium vineyard sites in Côte Chalonnaise, Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits. Winemaker Max Blondelle’s primary task is to create wines that eloquently communicate their respective terroir, whilst remaining hands-off in his approach. Showcasing Pinot Noir from its ancestral terroir, Chanzy is one of the few Burgundy producers to achieve Haute Valeur Environnementale level 3; the most highly regarded certification for agriculture in France. Light to medium bodied with a lightly peppered structure enveloped in silky tannins, an elegant pairing for roasted fish and more robust seafood dishes.
Bottle £57.00



Moscato d’Asti, Pian Centive, Tenuta Olim Bauda , DOCG, Italy, 2022
This semi-sparkling wine is made from 100% Moscato Bianco grapes. Golden apples, pineapple and honey aromas with a palate which is fresh and fragrant.
125ml £8.25 | 37.5cl bottle £23.00

Pedro Ximinez, Colosia, Bodegas Gutierrez, Spain, n/v
Naturally sweet and dark in color with aromas of caramelised raisins and molasses, with an intense finish. The perfect partner to vanilla ice cream, caramel and chocolate desserts!
70ml £5.75 | 37.5cl bottle £29.95

Branco Colheita, Tardia Late Harvest Quinta da Alorna, Tejo, Portugal 2017
A light, sweet delight from Central Portugal, the River Tejo provides the perfect micro climate to keep yields lower than other regions in Portugal so Quinta da Alorna can properly showcase the quality of the vineyards and wines. Apple crunchiness and tropical vibrancy, this pairs with any fruity dessert, or crème brûlée.
70ml £6.75 | 37.5cl bottle £35.00