Classic Wine Gift Collection 2012
We have carefully selected a superb range of classic wine gifts priced under £30.00. These fine wine gifts have been chosen as they represent excellent value for money and are consistently high in quality. We personally taste the wines and offer this collection as wine gift suggestions because we feel that they are truly classic examples of each style.
You can enjoy some lovely wines and support Fairtrade cooperatives in Chile and South Africa as well. A crisp Chenin Blanc from South Africa and a soft and supple Carmenere from Chile presented in a twin red carton.
Our Classic Red Bordeaux gift features the brilliant 2009 Chateau La Grande Maye, Cotes de Castillon, from Paul and Cedric Valade . This Merlot dominant beauty boasts an inky/ruby/purple color as well as a sweet bouquet of incense, black raspberries, blackberries, coffee, and.. read more
Our Classic Shiraz features an outstanding wine from leading Barossa winery, St Hallett. 2010 was a terrific vintage and the Faith received a 93pt rating from James Halliday. The wine smells of red fruits and Kirsch, there’s some vanilla and plum too, a slight note.. read more
Two superb Australian wines in this terrific value duet - a lovely Western Australian Sauvignon Blanc from Ferngrove ( rated 91pts by James Halliday) with grass, gooseberry and mineral nuances underlying the tropical fruits that are the base of the bouquet and palate; the clean and the Parker.. read more
Classic New Zealand flavours from Villa Maria, New Zealand's most awarded wine estate - the Private Bin Pinot Noir, offers notes of ripe red cherries and warm cranberries with hints of dried mint, lavender and tree moss. Medium bodied with plenty of mouth-filling red berry flavors, the.. read more
Winner of the Best Non Vintage Sparkling Wine at the Good Australian Wine Guide Awards, this terrific bubbly from Tasmania's Jansz delivers a healthy dose of quality that elevates it well above the price. The nose carries fresh, zesty cool fruit characters; peach and light red fruits, and.. read more
This superb Sancerre is from Lucien Crochet, one of the top estates in the Loire. The wine is rated 90pts by Robert Parker .."Hints of mint and spruce resin pungently accent the fresh grapefruit and lime scents and flavors of Crochet’s generic 2010 Sancerre whose sense of clarity,.. read more
Chris Kissack commented on the Taylor's First Reserve Port .."A good, interesting nose, which has an abundance of dark fruits, with obvious vegetal notes and some molasses. Clean and characterful. Good weight immediately apparent on entry, a touch creamy through the midpalate. A lovely.. read more
This lovely gift includes a half bottle of the Taittinger Brut Champagne ( described by Wine Spectator as showing hints of marzipan and lightly charred toast adding richness to the flavors of poached pear, lemon curd and black currant in this lively version, showing a creamy, detailed.. read more
This classic champagne from Jacquart exhibits a fine, lacy texture and balance and offers hints of Gala apple, citrus peel and smoke. Light-bodied, with a subtle finish the Brut Mosaique received 90pt rating from Wine Spectator. The Brut Mosaique is wrapped in tissue paper , laid.. read more