Christmas gift ideas for wine lovers

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Christmas is just around the corner and time is running out to make sure the wines you order will be delivered in time for the big day. If you’re looking for some inspiration, this week, Michèle, Jean-Baptiste et Raphaël share their festive gift ideas.

Michèle, Sales Administration and Cataloging Manager

For my mum, I chose a magnum of Brut Nature from Drappier. Some bubbly to get the celebrations started! A magnum of champagne is a wonderful gift meant for a special occasion. Vinous and delicious 😊

Brut Nature Drappier €64

For my dad, I would choose a Pessac-Léognan from Château Smith Haut Laffite for its elegant nose. A magnum in a superb vintage is bound to impress!

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Cru Classé de Graves 2009 €420

Jean-Baptiste, Project manager

This top-quality champagne is the perfect gift for a special occasion. Late disgorgement allows you to taste a mature champagne with young bubbles.

Cuvée 736 DT (Dégorgement Tardif) Jacquesson €80

This is one of Bordeaux’s must-have signatures. At perfect maturity, it will be sure to please Bordeaux enthusiasts!

Château Sociando Mallet 2000 €52.90

Raphaël, Business Development Manager

I chose an Amarone from domain Musella for my dad, to introduce him to the wonderful region that is Veneto and this biodynamic domain. These structured and tannic wines are produced by way of a technique called “appassimento”, meaning the grapes are left to dry in the sun, which gives them an altogether unique character.

Amarone della Valpolicella Musella Riserva 2011 €42

A magnum of 2010 Phélan Segur for a friend of mine. The idea of large bottles is always well-received, and even more so in a mythical vintage like 2010. I would recommend that he lays this bottle in his cellar for ten years before opening it (and inviting me!) for with red meat.

Château Phélan Ségur 2010 €120

 

We hope we’ve given you some inspiration in your Christmas gift purchases. For more ideas, why not look through all our wines currently for sale, or Astrid and Guénola’s gift ideas.

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