An all French six bottle compilation of the classics. These are premium estate wines from some of the finest producers in France. Rest assured that a case of Christmas Classics is a case of the finest French wines for Christmas.
2 x Chablis Union des Viticulteurs,
CO-Op des Viticultures Avec Winemaker of the year 2016 - AOP Chablis, Burgundy, France
Light, fresh, crisp, elegant chablis with excellent weight of ripe fruit. Delicious white wine with a long fruity finish
2 x Sancerre - Alain Guiberte
Domaine Alain Guiberte - Sancerre, Loire, France
Domaine Alain Gueaneau, La Guiberte 'Sancerre 2013 was vinified from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes, which are on average 25 years old. The 11ha large terroir consists of clay and soft shells and marl-limestone, which comes from the younger Jurassic period. After the harvest and fermentation of the wine is aged on the lees to elaborate in more detail with the aim of the mineral.
2 x Chateau Pey Martin Medoc, Bordeaux *** Silver Medal, Bordeaux ***
The Francisco family has been making wine in the Médoc since 1870, when they bought Château de la Croix, a Médoc Cru Bourgeois. In addition to this cru bourgeois, they also produce another Médoc, Château Pey-Martin. The Château Pey Martin is in the Northern part of the Médoc vineyard. The Gironde Estuary lies to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the west. This geographical location , surrounded by water, protects the wines and moderates the climat. The soil is a mix of gravel and clayey limestone. Ageing in Traditional red Bordeaux with alcoholic fermentation and long maceration in stainless steel vats. Ageing in concrete vats to soften the tannins. 30% of the blend is aged in French oak barrels.
Tasting Note: Elegant aromas of blackcurrant, with liquorice and toasty notes. Medium-bodied with silky tannins and a smoky finish.
Château Pey-Martin goes very well with grilled beef or with traditional French and Italian cooking.
2 x Fleurie Joseph Drouhin
Fleurie, Beaujolais, France
A stalwart on the Irish market, Joseph Drouhin Fleurie delivers consitently good weight of fruit on the palate and is one of the reference wines for this appellation. Drouhin is one of the blue chip Burgundy houses and has always been one to follow.
Winemakers Pitch Fleurie is certainly worthy of its name! It possesses great charm and delicacy, with its luminous raspberry colour, aromas of lilac, violet and gooseberry. Very supple and silky in the mouth. Leaves a beautiful impression of fine aromas. It is the most delicate of the Beaujolais Crus.
2 x Arc du Rhone Cotes du Rhone
AOC Cotes du Rhone, France Blend
Lots of lovely dark fruits here - prunes and black cherries with a nice touch of spice. Good savoury tannins and tangy acidity. This offers a great taste of the Rh̫one and is very well
2 x Neffiz, Hadrien de Languedoc
70% Syrah, 20% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre
Neffies range is exclusively made up of AOP Languedoc Wines. Each Cuvee is a homage to the village, its history and the people who wrote it. Each wine represents the past of the village which is rich and outstanding.
Tasting Note: Background notes of black olive, Earl Grey tea and freshly cracked pepper add complexity to layers of succulent blackberry, mulberry and baked plum. Medium-to-full-bodied, it is generous in the mouth with moderate, well-integrated tannins and a long, satisfying finish.
Mixed Case Price: €259.00 RRP: €310 Save €51 on this case!
*From time to time vintages/wines may become unavailable, it is rare but in this instance we will replace the wine with a similar wine of equal or greater value.