Top 20 Wines for Christmas 2017
The following are a list of our top 20 wines chosen for you to make your Christmas flow perfectly.
Great easy drinking wines and fizz for social gatherings and nibbles to the perfect wine for turkey!
Sparkling and Champagne
Conte di Campiano Sparkling – £7.99
Great sparkling wine from Italy. A blend of grapes made in the same way as Prosecco, giving a lovely light fresh and zesty taste.
Torres Santa Digna Estelado, Sparkling Wine, Chile £14.49 – In our Christmas Case!
From the Chilean grape Pais, made in the traditional method. Lots of red berry fruit, fresh and lively! Winner of the Annual Wines of Chile.
Jules Feraud Champagne NV – £24.99
This is a flavoursome champagne, an extremely appealing nose of caramel and buttered toast with nuts and fruit crumble palate, fresh acidity and a long length.
Vintage Champagne Foissy Joly Millesime 2013 – £39.99
Superb Champagne from an independent Champagne house growing grapes organically. Lovely mineral touch, citrus fruit, white flower and a rich mouth feel. Elegant and perfect for your special occasion.
Sinfonia Verdejo, Spain – £7.99 In our winter case
Lifted aromatics of lime juice and white flowers with zesty acidity. Characterful and refreshing this is a lovely wine. Enjoy with fish and also great just to have with friends and family
Tempus Two Pinot Gris, Australia – £8.99
A refreshing wine that highlights flavours of pear and hints of citrus, with lifted floral notes. This is a vibrant wine that would perfectly suit a range of dishes from creamy pasta to chargrilled seafood.
Riversdale Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough New Zealand – £11.99
Light and fresh with classic green, grass and citrus aromas and flavours. On the palate there is asparagus, gooseberry and zesty acidity with makes this wine a great match with oysters and fish.
Robalino Albarino, Spain – £13.99
Pretty lime, apricot and tropical fruit aroma and flavours. This is well balanced, rounded and delicious with crisp acidity and a long finish. Enjoy with vegetable risotto and oven baked fish.
Constitution Road Chardonnay, South Africa – £15.99
Rich intense with aromas of citrus and buttered toast, marmalade and vanilla. The length and body of this wine is fantastic. Stunning wine, great price and a perfect white wine for Turkey!
Chablis L’Onciale, France £15.99
Distinctly nutty with grilled nuts, and citrus fresh lemon acidity. This is focused and still youthful but with a touch development. Enjoy with goats cheese, seabass or salads.
The Eleanor Chardonnay, South Africa – £25.99
This is stunning! Rich, elegant, complex with so much going on and beautifully balanced. Stone fruit, peach, tropical with a touch caramel on the finish. Worth every penny & more and fit for your Christmas table!
Tinamou Carmenere, Chile – £7.99 In our Winter Case
Notes of black cherry, blackcurrant and black pepper on the nose leads to an elegant palate with integrated tannins and a fresh fruit finish. Enjoy with chargrilled red meats or roasts.
Tempus Two Shiraz, Australia – £8.99
A touch of oak gives this a lovely body, with spicy red and black fruit, blackberries and soft smooth tannins. Great with a lovely juicy burger.
Antico Fregio Chianti, Tuscany Italy – £9.99 In our Christmas Case
Juicy with notes of black cherry, Morello cherry, red plums and raspberry jam. This is balanced and easy drinking with mulberries and damsons on the finish. Perfect for antipasti and pasta dishes.
Irene Morales Grand Reserve Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile – £12.99 Tp wine at the Somerset Wine Fair and in our Christmas Case!
A blend of two grapes, the lesser well known grape Carmenere with the popular Cabernet Sauvignon Elegant with notes of blueberry, black pepper and some blackcurrant leaf. A serious wine that would work well with steak and other red meat based dishes.
Senorial Rioja Reserva, Spain – £14.99
This is showing some noticeable, attractive development with baked red berry fruit and warm apples. An elegant and smooth style of Reserva with a lovely long finish. Ideal to join you for Christmas day and Turkey!
Constitution Road Shiraz, Robertson South Africa – £17.99
A silky rich wine from the Robertson region. The shiraz grapes have been handpicked and aged in barrel for 36 months. Rich deep black fruit, blackberries and dark chocolate notes. Great for a more full bodied red for Christmas day.
Ch.Val D`Or St.Emilion, France – £19.99
Full of chocolate, plum and a sprinkling of spice and pepper. The acidity is still fresh and there is a dusting of tannin on the finish. Marry well with roasted red meats, game and of course turkey!
Museum Reserva, Spain – £18.99
From the wine region Cigales made with low yielding vines at high altitude. Aged in french oak. Wild berry fruit spice, liquorice with scrumptious creaminess and smooth tannins and a long finish. Full bodied and great with roast beef.
Torres Mas La Plana, Spain – £41.99
A small vineyard in the Penedes region provides the grapes for this top wine from Torres. Cabernet sauvignon gives rich cassis with wild berry, truffle and toast. A elegant and robust wine that is well balanced. Winning Paris bind tastings since 1979!
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