Wine & Drink

at The Bear Hotel

Sit in our courtyard on a slow summer’s day and sip on a perfectly chilled glass of wine as you watch the world go round, or huddle up on a brisk Winter’s day in our cosy bar to take your mind off grey Welsh skies…



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Dry, crisp, light & fresh

Los Picos Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley, Chile £4.65/£6.25/£17.95
floral wine with citric notes, a fruity body, a silky and intense palate

Marques de Caceres Blanco Viura – Rioja – Spain £18.95
very fresh, mineral nose, with slightly exotic touch

Capriano Pinot Grigio/Glera – Veneto – Italy £5.70/£7.20/£19.95
a wonderful balance of fresh fruit nuances

Allan Scott Estate Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough – New Zealand £6.55/£8.50/£23.95
from the regions best producer, dry, light and fresh with a citrus zing

Muscadet Sur Lie Le Demi-Bouef Malidain £20.95

Off Dry, medium, aromatic, fruit driven

Jurtschitsch ‘Little J’ Gruner Veltliner – Kamptal – Austria £25.95
lively and vibrant with a touch of white pepper. Charming fresh bouquet, juicy and delicate

Allan Scott Moorlands Riesling – Marlborough – New Zealand £27.95
medium dry with aromas of honey, citrus, lime and marmalade flavours. Gold Medal winning wine

Allan Scott Estate Pinot Gris – Marlborough – New Zealand £24.95
this wine is off dry, displaying pear and light spice flavours

Full, powerful, creamy & oak aged

Macon Fuisse Domaine Paquet Chardonnay – Burgundy – France £26.95
attractive, fresh fruit flavours with a pleasing youthful appeal

Tamaya Viognier Reserva Chile £24.95
full bodied, intense and aromatic with peach, apricot aromas and flavours

Los Picos Reserve Chardonnay – Maule Valley – Chile £4.65/£6.25/£17.95
off dry, with ripe melon and pineapple flavour

Lunate Fiano – Sicily – Italy £21.95
crisp, fresh and harmonious on the palate

Scott Base Chardonnay – Central Otago – New Zealand £27.95
a powerful wine with citrus and cedar flavours and a wonderful creamy texture. Powerful and complex, from Allan Scott’s Otago Vineyard

Dry, aromatic & sensuous

Tamaya WMS Sauvignon Blanc Gran Resv – Chile £27.95
crisp minerality, fresh acidity and a well-integrated palate are complimented by flavours of papaya, sweet melon, lemon, lime and passion fruit

Chateau du Seuil Graves Blanc – Bordeaux – France £30.95
this organically certified blend of semillon and sauvignon blanc is produced by Nicola and Sean Alison. Nicola is originally from Cowbridge

Petit Chablis Domaine du Colombier – Burgundy – France £27.95
light golden yellow with green tints. Grapefruit and apricot aromas

Santiago Ruiz ‘O’Rosal’ Albarino – Rias Baixas – Spain £27.95
very aromatic, reminiscent of floral and tropical fruits

Symington Estates ‘Altano’ Malvasia, Viosinho Moscatel Galego – Douro – Portugal £24.95
rich and powerful with clean tropical fruit flavours and balanced oak, and refreshing acidity


Los Picos Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Rose – Central Valley – Chile £4.65/£6.25/£17.95
its aromas are of plums and strawberries with a background of grapefruit

Marques de Caceres Rosado Grenache/Tempranillo – Rioja – Spain £5.20/£6.70/£18.95
Vivid, pale raspberry colour with a bouquet of red berries

Capriano Pinot Grigio Blush – Veneto – Italy £5.70/£7.20/£19.95
The palate is dry, soft and well balanced


Cerons Chateau du Seuil – Bordeaux – France 50cl £30.95
a delicious noble rot, sweet wine produced from the next door commune to Sauternes. Produced by Nicola and Sean Alison, Nicola is originally from Cowbridge.



Medium bodied, Smooth, Easy Drinking

Los Picos Reserve Merlot – Central Valley – Chile £4.65/£6.25/£17.95
red, ruby colour with aromas of ripe dark fruits of the forest

Chinon Domaine Foucher Lebrun Cabernet Franc – Loire Valley – France £22.95

Rimbaldi Caleo Montepulciano – Abruzzo – Italy £18.95
Deep, ruby red colour with violet highlights and a pleasant, fruity bouquet on the palate

Pic St Loup Thierrie Loup Syrah/Grenache/Mouvedre – Languedoc – France £24.95
easy drinking, soft tannins, powerful red berry flavours, with some minerality and a hint of herbaceousness

Full, spicy & warming

Franschhoek Cellar Shiraz – Franschoek – South Africa £20.95
aromas of pepper and spice as well as black fruit. Full and long

Marques de Caceres Crianza Tempranillo – Rioja – Spain £5.70/£7.20/£20.95
aromas of red currants and strawberries softened by notes of vanilla with smooth tannins

El Supremo Malbec – Mendoza – Argentina £6.25/£8.25/£21.95
full bodied, with ripe red fruit and smooth tannins, and a long powerful finish, a great match with steak

Tamaya Carmenere Reserva – Chile £28.95
Soft spicy tones and red peppers clearly define the variety while aromatic herbs, stony notes and sweet oriental spices give length and complexity

Light, juicy, fruit driven

Brouilly Domaine Les Serpentines – Beaujolais – France £30.95
deep red in colour, with violet tints, the nose is full of berry and currant fruit, with oaky notes and a certain earthiness

Musar Jeune Cinsault – Bekka Valley – Lebbanon £26.95
cherry, red berry and blueberry flavours, velvety smooth with a crisp finish

Domaine Mazilly Hautes Cotes de Beaune Pinot Noir – Burgundy – France £27.95
look for a velvety mouth feel with medium tannins and flavours of wild strawberries

Allan Scott Estate ‘The Hounds’ Pinot Noir – Central Otago – New Zealand £34.95
gold medal Air New Zealand award winner, lifted spicy notes with violets and red berry fruit,
supple fruit flavours of raspberries and cherries, with vanilla and dried herbs, a firm well balanced palate with dry velvety tannins

Powerful, rich, oak aged, concentrated

Amarone della Valpolicella ‘Botter’ Corvina/Rondinella – Veneto – Italy £49.95
ruby-red colour, with a garnet base. A powerful, rich and moreish wine

Chateau du Seuil Graves Rouge – Bordeaux – France £33.95
a beautifully well balanced blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, silky smooth & with great finesse, from a great vintage, produced by Nicola and Sean Alison, Nicola is originally from Cowbridge.

Gigondas Domaine Grapillon D’or Grenache/Syrah/Cinsault – Rhone Valley – France £34.95
Intense aromas of red fruits, pepper, spice and liquorice. This producer is widely regarded as the best in the region

Warwick Estate Cabernet Franc – Stellenbosch – South Africa £40.95
big, bold, powerful and robust, with smooth tannins and well integrated oak flavour

Bodegas LAN Gran Reserva Tempranillo – Rioja – Spain £39.95
deep cherry red with violet hues, intense aromas of red fruits and fine wood



Prosecco Spumante Borgo col Alto – Veneto- Italy £4.95/£25.95
pale light yellow colour with a fine mousse

Glyndwr Sparkling – Wales £30.95
made in the traditional “Methode Champenoise” from Seyval Blanc grapes planted on the banks of Llanblethian

Laurent Perrier Brut LP nv Chardonnay/Pinot Noir/Pinot Meunier – Champagne – France £46.95
fresh and supple with rounded and expressive flavours

Chopin Didier Rose £43.95
this rose is brimming with quality and is delightful with white meat dishes

Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose nv Pinot Noir – Champagne – France £70.00
soft and full flavoured with a raspberry-blackcurrant nose and palate.