Fine Wines for a Fine Christmas

With so much else to think about – dinner for family and friends and the stresses of present buying- buying your wine for the holidays can become a last-minute afterthought. But that needn’t be the case! Our Wine buyer has selected a range of wines to go with every course of your Christmas Dinner, so you won’t be stuck for ideas. All these wines are available at great value from any of the Fine Wines Off Licence stores – visit click on store location to find your nearest one, or alternatively take advantage of some great web offers!. Browse our extensive Christmas Gift Brochure while online.

 

A glass of bubbly before the meal
Marques De Monistrol Instore €11.99 online €11.30 Spanish Cava Brut which is fresh and crisp, dry in style with notes of apple and herbs. It has a delicate finish and makes a great aperitif. View this wine

 

Something for the Starter
Benoit Lafont Petit Chablis Instore €11.99
*(Special 2 for €20) online €8.99
Pale gold in colour. Intensely fruity, mineral nose, with floral and lemony notes reminiscent of lemongrass. Fresh on the palate with flavours of ripe lemon. Lovely length. View this wine

 

Benoit lafont Macon Lugny Instore €11.99
*(Special 2 for €20) online €8.99
This Burgundy white wine is fresh and incisive on the nose with aromas of lime-tree flowers and hazelnuts. The palate is dry and crisp with flavours of lemon, peach and honey. View this wine

 

A delicious accompaniment to turkey and ham?
What better combination to end the age old dilemma of what to serve with turkey and ham. A beautiful couple and at great value!

 

Lionel J Bruck Pinot Noir Instore €6.99 online €5.50
This Pinot Noir is bright cherry red in colour. Consists of mainly fruit aromas (cherry and kirsch), a hint of lime and mint. Typically delightful pinot noir complexity. A full-bodied wine, bursting with fruit flavours on a delicate oaky background. View this wine

 

Curio Bay New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Instore €6.99 online €6.49
A full flavoured wine with aromas of peach & nectarine. Showing steely minaral & stony characteristics of the Marlborough district, leaving a long lingering finish. View this wine

 

If you are having Goose

 

Chateau Marges Bordeaux Rouge Instore €11.99 online €10.09
Dense reddy-black in colour. Nose is ripe and sweet, with brambly fruit. Very rounded on the palate, with broad, black, gummy fruit and a good backbone of tannins and a long finish. View this wine

 

A Metz M Leon Gewurztraminer Instore €12.99 online €11.09
Golden to straw in colour very intense. On the nose it is powerful, refined with aromas of flowers, lychees, candied fruit and spiced notes. View this wine

 

 

To have with your spiced beef

Chateauneuf du Pape Chemin des Papes Instore €16.99 online €15.99
A gorgeour bright, clear deep purple color. Very enticing! Spice and black fruit comes through on the nose. A fist-full of black fruit hits your palate. Finishes with a gorgeous burst of spice and fruit a classic blend. View this wine

 

Something for After
Sauternes Du Chateau Rayne Vigneau Instore Instore €26.99 online €24.00
Extraordinary richness. A more accessible style than Château De Rayne Vigneau. The palate is elegant and fruity with some flavours of peach, pear, apricot and exotic fruits. To drink now. View this wine

 

Our Christmas Mixed Tasting Case Instore €103.90 online €89.31
Consisting of:
3 Bottles of Benoit Lafont Petit Chablis
3 Bottles of Curio Bay Sauvignon Blanc
3 Bottles of Chateau Tour Perrigal
3 Bottles of Lionel J Bruck Pinot Noir