The Maltese Falcon Chardonnay Marsovin, Malta
An aromatic, fruity dry white wine made from
quality Malta grown Chardonnay grapes. This full
flavoured white has tropical flavours and a crisp
Isis Chardonnay Meridiana, Malta
Made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, Isis
is characterised by fresh, natural, tropical fruit
flavours. The name Isis recalls the Phoenician
goddess of sailors whose vigilant eye still graces the
prow of the Maltese fishing luzzu.
Gewurztraminer Millesime Gustave Lorentz, Alsace
Golden yellow in colour. The nose is spicy and
aromatic. On the palate it is lively, flowery and a
well-structured body. It has moderately intense
fruit flavours that linger into a slightly sweet finish.
Bordeaux AOC Blanc Château Lamothe Vincent, Bordeaux
Pale lemon-gold colour. Brims with peach, apricot,
exotic fruits, gooseberry, citrus and mineral aromas
and flavours. Good balance between acidity and
roundness, structured and mouth-filling. Long on
Sancerre ‘La Gravelière’ Joseph Mellot, Loire Valley
This is a limpid, brilliant wine with a pale goldenyellow
colour and green tints. It has a lovely
bouquet of fresh cut grass and displays powerful
floral aromas (white flowers). On the palate it is dry,
crisp, balanced acidity and very refreshing with a
remarkable length and finish.
Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur Lie Château la Botinière, Loire Valley
An attractive pale yellow colour with green
highlights. Crisp and clean on the nose, with zesty
flavours of grapefruit and lemon and white flowers.
A delicious bone dry wine with refined fruit aromas
and a minerally dry finish.
Chablis AOC Lamblin & Fils, Burgundy
Gold yellow colour with green glints. Right nose
offering beautiful aromas of white flowers and
rich aromas of citrus fruits with an evolution to
ripe fruits. With a good attack in mouth, the fruity
flavours are balanced with delicate mineral notes.
Falanghina del Beneventano IGT Antica Hirpinia, Campania
Antica Hirpinia’s Falanghina shows a pale yellow
color with shades of green barely perceptible. The
elegant bouquet lets promises hints of exotic fruits.
The palate presents a lively presence, crisp and dry,
with a pleasant intensity. A moderate acidity helps
balance this delicious wine.
Gavi del Comune di Gavi DOCG La Scolca, Piemonte
Our more traditional Gavi which is vinified from
grapes of exuberant young vineyards located in the
heart of Rovereto of Gavi, place worldwide known
as the “Gran Crù of Gavi”. Light straw in colour.
Delicate fruity aromas. On the palate it is pleasantly
fresh, very dry, balanced acidity with a good length.
Etna Bianco DOC Tenuta Terre Nere, Sicilia
Bright straw-coloured. Aromas of Citrus fruits
and apples with floral inkling of orange blossom,
mimosa and Etna apples. Fresh, dry, with a winning
but not excessive acidity and a fruity aftertaste.
Pinot Bianco DOC Cantina Terlan, Trentino Alto Adige
Body and balance sum up the Pinot Bianco, which
intrigues the palate with the fruit of the pear and
quince aromas combined with a salty minerality.
The wine tickles the tongue and goes on to deliver a
Pinot Grigio Veneto IGT ‘I Gadi’ Casa Vinicola Bennati, Veneto
Pale straw yellow in colour. It has an elegant fruity
& a slightly aromatic bouquet. Dry on the palate
with a crisp acidity, fresh and well balanced.
Pipoli Greco Fiano IGP Vigneti del Vulture, Basilicata
Light gold in colour, with an intense, clean
perfumes of summer flowers and white peaches.
On the palate it is intense yet fresh, with a lemon
and lime twist to the ripe, tropical and peachy fruit
character. Good depth and a lively finish.
Sauvignon Blanc ‘Reserve
Montes, Casablanca Valley
Pale yellow in colour, transparent. Fruit aromas
with intense notes of peach, pineapple and hints of
gooseberry. On the palate it is fresh, well balanced
with a crisp acidity and a lingering finish that
makes it appealing and friendly.
Rose d Anjou Reserve d’Elyse, Loire Valley
Light rose colour with rose reflections. On the
nose it has delicate fruity aromas with hints of red
berries. Rose d' Anjou is pleasantly smooth with a
fresh scent of ripe fruit and balanced acidity that
gives its delicate taste.
Cote de Provence Aime Roquesante
Leans to the white-fruit side of the rose spectrum
but has firm flavor. Atrractive nose of floral
perfume, and notes of talc and herb. Tastes of white
fruit, but somewhat intense, with glycerin and notes
of peach and melon and stone and heat.
The Maltese Falcon Merlot Delicata
A fruity, easy drinking full bodied red wine made
from hand-picked, Malta grown Merlot grapes
varieties. It has soft, ripe flavours with a firm
Nexus Meridiana, Malta
Made exclusively from Merlot grapes, Nexus is
characterised by soft, ripe cherry-plum flavours
which are enhanced by careful maturation in
Côtes du Rhône Rouge François Jeantet, Rhône Valley
Vibrant cherry red. Spiced fruit on the nose with
a hint of Garrigue. A crisp, fresh attack leads into
similar flavours, with the addition of plenty of
smooth, velvety tannins.
Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge CChâteau de Goelane, Bordeaux
Concentrated fruit flavours, firm tannins and a
good finish. Compliments light antipasti such as
salty crepes, grilled lamb, roast chicken and pork.
Médoc Cru Bourgeois Château Tartuguière, Bordeaux
Deep ruby colour with garnet tinges. Good and
intense on the nose with an elegant and fruity
bouquet of cassis. On the plate it is full bodied,
fruity with notes of blackcurrants, harmonious
tannins with a long lasting aftertaste.
Saint-Emilon Grand Cru Château Montlabert, Bordeaux
This wine has a deep, intense colour. The nose
gives a true reflection of the Montlabert terroir,
and shows natural elegance, with aromas of red
fruits alongside notes of mahogany. On the palate,
Château Montlabert the character of a Saint-
Emilion: smooth, full bodied and elegant. The
Cabernet Franc grapes shine
through with their traditional elegance in this
beautifully balanced cru. Excellent length.
Etna Rosso DOC Tenuta Terre Nere, Sicilia
Ruby red nearly dark red in colour. Delicate aromas
of red fruits with a fine balance and elegant tone.
Full bodied and dry with a good structure and
a strong taste, it reveals soft tannins and a fruity
Pinot Nero DOC Cantina Terlan, Trentino Alto Adige
On the palate, this Pinot Noir offers a delightful
balance between ripe fruit and a delicate tannin
structure which confers elegance on this minerally
Chianti DOCG ‘Prestige’ Fior di
The wine is ruby red in colour. Fruity and complex
bouquet with notes of cherry. Medium to full
bodied on the palate, fruity, smooth and velvety
with a persistent finish.
Chianti Classico RS DOCG Badia a Coltibuono,Toscana
Splendid aromas of cherries, red fruits and black
pepper. Warm and reasonably soft on the palate
with notes of forest berries and some spicy
undertones. The impact is elegant and fresh with a
Valpolicella Classico ‘I Gadi’ DOC Casa Vinicola Bennati, Veneto
Ruby red in colour. Fragrant nose with an elegant
and fruity aroma, reminiscent of cherries. On the
palate it is dry, fruity, easy drinking, low in tannins
with a good finish.
Nero d’Avola IGT Vigneti Zabù, Sicily
Produced from the Nero d’Avola grape, this wine
is deep purple in colour. On the nose it is plumy
with touches of black cherry, cocoa, and pepper.
Medium-bodied, full flavoured with black cherry,
plum, blackberry and hints of pepper, accompanied
by a seamless, silky texture.
Brunello di Montalcino Gianni Brunelli, Toscana
This wine displays an ample fruity bouquet with
notes of fresh berries. Full-bodied, robust, velvety
tannins with a round and robust structure, it shows
the typical minerals of its terroir and notes of
berries and tobacco.
Raiza Tinto Joven
Vicente Gandia, Rioja
An attractive rich black cherry colour with a purple
tinge. On the nose, abundant aromas of strawberry,
raspberry and other fruits of the forest. On the
palate it unfolds its fruity character and good
concentration, a well-rounded and pleasant finish
with a perfect acidity.
Of a deep violet color, warm in the nose, with
notes of ripe fruit and traces of tobacco and
butterscotch. In the mouth it displays intensity,
with strong, fleshy tannins; while at the same time
juicy and enveloping; with a long, persistent finish.
A harmonious liaison with the wood, makes of this
wine a fine example of the Mendoza terroir.
Moscatel Fusta Nova
Vicente Gandia, Valencia
The wine is of a pretty golden yellow colour and
translucent appearance. Its bouquet reveals aromas
of citrus fruits, sweet rich notes and impeccable
toasted wood undertones. It has a pleasant assault,
elegant touch and bombastic mid-palate, where
acidity and sugars combine harmoniously.
Borgo Del Col Alto, Veneto
It presents itself in a vibrante and persistent
mousse. The colour is clear and light pale yellow,
whilst the fruity aromas slightly aromatic give
hints of floral notes of green apple and honey. This
Prosecco has a very well balance structure whilst
expressing a delicate feel.
Pommery Brut Royal
Elegant and lively. Small assertive notes of red
fruits. A rounded, rich, delicate wine that lingers in
the mouth. A clean taste with no dryness. A very
smooth wine which never wanes on the palate.
Moet & Chandon Imperial
Moet & Chandon, Champagne
Elegant golden straw yellow with green highlights.
Is a sparkling bouquet thanks to the vibrant
intensity of green apple and citrus fruit, the
freshness of mineral nuances and white flowers.
Situated in an old town house in St Julian’s, Peperoncino has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
Inside is decorated in a traditional manner with limestone walls and elegant décor, while the outside terrace area offers fantastic views over Balluta Bay.
The food is a blend of Maltese, Sicilian and Italian with other international flavours merged, resulting in combinations both varied and interesting.
Daily lists of specials are also available. The chef with his passion for food chooses our fresh quality ingredients daily.
Complimenting the food, the wine list is thoughtfully selected and the staff are conversant to assist in your choice.
Peperoncino is a wonderful restaurant where both classical and contemporary come together in perfect harmony.
First class friendly service makes it a place to enjoy and we are sure once you have dined with us, you will want to come back again and again.