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Festive Splendour Case

£164.85 £150.00

Treat yourself or someone special to a case of carefully selected wines that make for the perfect Festive celebration. This case offers both classical and modern styles to keep all of your friends and family happy this Christmas. Whether it be a glass of  Pauillac for the traditionalist, or a single estate Malbec for those seeking something a bit meaty – this case really does boast some splendid wines.

Get free delivery when using code XMASFREE at the checkout.*

*only applicable on the Festive Splendour Case, Christmas Day Celebration and Rare, Unusual and Award Winning Case.

Tasting notes

Start the day in style with a glass of Brut NV Champagne from Domaine Barons de Rothschild. This rich and beautifully balanced Champagne offers a creamy mouthfeel with a long nutty finish. The vast majority of the fruit comes from Grand Cru parcels and that’s clearly evident in the quality. After a glass of Champagne, Baronne Charlotte, a dry white Graves seems like the obvious choice. This classical blend of Semillion and Sauvignon Blanc delivers minerality and layers of citrus peel and toast.

Staying in Bordeaux, the next wine that naturally follows Baronne Charlotte would be Reserve Pauillac 2014 – this elegant blend of Merlot and Cabernet shows off an enticing yet relaxed nose of earthy spice and black fruit. From this point onward the intensity steps up a little; Los Vascos Grande Reserve brings together perfectly ripe fruit, layers of spice, cocoa and smoke. The penultimate wine can be lovingly referred to as ‘a bit of a beast’ – it’s full bodied, intense, very powerful yet soft and rounded. There’s nowhere to go after a wine of such magnitude, apart from Port or maybe brandy.

with that in mind, you’ll be thankful we’ve included a bottle of Fonseca crusted Port. This wine benefits from a gentle decanting, but patience will be rewarded. After an hour in the decanter this port boasts notes of blueberry, spice, eucalyptus and cocoa.

for further details please see the links below

Rothschild Champagne Brut NV, Reims, Champagne

Pauillac Special Reserve 2014, A.C. Pauillac

Gran Malbec 2011, Flechas de Los Andes, Argentina

Los Vascos Grande Reserve 2013, Colchagua, Chile

Baronne Charlotte 2016, AC Graves

Fonseca Crusted Port, bottled in 2015, Oporto Portugal

 

ABV

12% – 20%

Bottle size

6 x 75cl

Closure

natural cork

Exclusive to Waddesdon

Yes

Drink from

2018 – 2022

Origin

France, Chile, Argentina, Portugal

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