A collection of six tried and tested wines that are “a little bit special” to see you through the festive season. Perfect for sipping with friends or savouring at any Christmas feasts.
Black Cottage Earth Series Sauvignon Blanc – A classic Marlborough Sauvignon, which exudes grapefruit, gooseberry and tropical fruit flavours. It also offers refreshing citrus notes and a leafy mineral complexity.
Pascal Berthier Mâcon Villages Vielles Vignes 2018 – A quintessential unoaked white Burgundy from the Maconnais, made using Chardonnay grapes sourced from old vines, which contributes concentration to the wine’s fresh stone fruit flavours. It also demonstrates white flower and citrus aromatics and a delightful minerality on the finish.
Freixenet Prosecco – This premium Prosecco, made from some of the finest Glera grapes in Italy’s Veneto region, has a lively effervescence and fresh aromas of citrus, apples and flowers.
Chevalier Torpez Petite Bravade Côtes de Provence Rosé 2020 – A stunning salmon-pink coloured rosé from St-Tropez in the French Riviera, with attractive aromas of red fruit, grapefruit and blood orange which balance beautifully with the wine’s creamy nuances.
Château Gauthier Médoc 2015 – This enticing claret comes from the phenomenal 2015 vintage. It is balanced and elegant, with a supple tannic grip and vivid red-fruit freshness, followed by a long, fresh finish.
Orube Rioja Selección de Familia – This 95 pt gold medal award-winning Rioja is bursting with ripe black fruit flavours and vanilla, which diversify into caramel, cocoa, ground coffee, smoky notes and liquorice.