Treat yourself to this fantastic selection of twelve easy-drinking Christmas favourites that are perfect as mid-week Christmas tipples or for pouring at festive drinks parties.
Espiritu de Chile Intrépido Merlot 2019- A delicious, fruit-forward Merlot that demonstrates hints of vanilla, black cherries, chocolate and mint. A brilliant Christmas companion.
Orube Rioja Crianza 2019- Fill your senses with the beautiful aromas of ripe fruit, chocolate and coffee. The palate reflects notes of ripe fruit combined with fine roasted aromas from oak ageing. Complex aromas combine with a well-balanced character, elegant tannins and a long finish.
Alto de Mayo Mendoza Malbec 2020 - This bold, full-flavoured Argentinian Malbec has silky smooth tannins and good length. A wonderful winter warmer with juicy cherry, dark bramble fruit flavours topped with a hint of violet and spice.
Paparuda Pinot Noir 2020– From a multi award-winning Romanian producer, it boasts all the typical cherry, wild strawberry and smokey forest-floor character you would expect from this noble grape variety.
Bellingham Pear Tree Chenin Blanc 2020- This refreshing and fruity Chenin Blanc bursts with tropical pineapple, passion fruit and honeyed melon flavours, and peach and nectarine. This is best enjoyed chilled to make the most of the fruity and zesty flavours.
Corvezzo Organic Pinot Grigio 2020- Vegan wine fans, this one’s for you. This vegan treat has intense aromas of tropical fruits and peach followed by delicate hints of jasmine flowers. It is fresh and well balanced on the palate with a soft and persistent finish.
Freixenet Spanish Rosado 2020–A delightfully fruity rosado, this makes the perfect aperitif for the festive season. With notes of citrus and cherry this can be perfectly paired with a prawn cocktail, as well as any fish dish or tapas.
Rothschild Pays d’Oc Chardonnay 2020— This fresh and fruity Chardonnay from Southern France is brimming with tropical fruit character that’s complemented by flavours of toast and hazelnut. Perfect for pairing with a Christmas feast.
Phantom River Sauvignon Blanc—An intense Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, with oodles of juicy tropical and citrus fruit aromas and flavours.
Galeotti Blush Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC 2021- A twist on Italy's famed Pinot Grigio – this one is pink! The hint of rosé colour is naturally obtained from extended contact with the grape skins. A refreshing and easy to drink wine with delicate hints of raspberry and red cherry.
Segura Viudas Cava Rosé-This is a textbook example of a Cava Rosado with its intense fruitiness, lively colour and finesse. It bursts with youthful fruit aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and grenadine. Serve it with salmon or grilled tuna with rice and vegetables to bring that wow factor to an informal mid-week dinner with friends.
i heart Prosecco DOC–-Deemed the perfect mid-week Prosecco. With a heart on the label, you can’t go wrong cracking open this fun and festive fizz. It’s delicious on its own or great in a Prosecco-based cocktail, such as Peach Bellini.