Christmas is an excellent occasion for gifting wine to be savoured with a celebratory holiday meal with your family and friends. Howvever, there are just too many options to go for when it comes to wine. We have zeroed down 25 best wines to gift soemone this Christmas to make it easier for you to choose.
Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
This wonderful Cabernet consists of the sophisticates notes of black cherry and oak and a particlaurly acquired taste to be savoured with a rich, luscious winter meal. Hence, this would make a wonderful wine—perfect for the Christmas gift.
Planeta Etna Bianco 2016
A lovely, rich chardonnay with the taste of white grape from Sicily and the elaborate notes of riper flavors like dried apple and apricot is an excellent choice to be paired with authentic Christmas meals and seafood dishes.
Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
The amazing 2014 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has the notes of chocolate-covered strawberries, vanilla, nutmeg, truffle and sage. The flavours of raspberry and pluot with savory black olive characters are extensively enjoyable with dinner.
Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
This beautiful dark red wine with richness and ripeness of grapes along with the alluring notes of plum red, with scents of dark cherries, chocolate shavings and violets makes it a remarkable choice for a wine as a gift for this holiday season.
Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore
Origination from Veneto, Italy—this excellence choice is known for the renowned floral notes, luscious apple and pear flavour. It is enjoyable as an elegant aperitif with first courses and seafood dishes.
Dom Perignon Vintage 2009
This exquisite Dom Perignon is made from the best grapes and recognized for the vintage distinct. The thickness, depth and flavour is exceptionally rich and has notes of white raspberry, brioche and Earl Grey tea.
Twomey Cellars by Silver Oak
A wonderful and lovely rich Pinot Noir is ideally paired with grilled meats, Chinese dishes which helps to enhance the fruity, earthy notes and slight tannins of this lovely wine.
Arianna Occhipinti SP68 Rosso
With the amazingly bright acidity and fresh and add the fragrant floral aromas in the blend, this is an excellent wine for gifting as a christmas present. It has the notes of Tart cranberry, strawberry, and cherry fruit mix with fragrant, aromatic spring flowers and savory herbs.
Emilio Lustau Almacenista Fino del Puerto
This wine has the salinity and nutty edge with the touch of citrus that makes a wonderful accompaniment for the Christmas meal. The light, dry palette with notes of lemon and walnut, along with a fresh aroma of ocean breeze makes it just right.
Château Saint-Roch Chimères 2015
This one is an excellent choice for a value wine with the dark berry flavour and licks of earth, oak and tobacco. It is mostly enjoyed with lambs and required decanting. The wonderfully smooth and strong taste with the lasting black currant deep fruit flavour makes it a good sipper.
Chateau Margaux Margaux
This red wine has the condensed nose of res fruits with the touch of spices and chocolate complete the nose. The medium acidity and body with ripe fruits and tannins gives you the best merlot.
Shafer One Point Five Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon
This red wine is perefct for pairing with streaks and other red meats. It has the amazing neutral contrast of dark fruit and savory herbal flavors that features supple tannins.
Costa Lazaridi Oenotria Land Cabernet Sauvignon – Agiorgitiko 2012
This red wine from the Continental Greece has a deep earthy nose, full body and intensely fruits. The notes consists of spices, smoked wood with a plum overlay and best paired with foods like Beef, Lamb, Spicy food, Poultry.
Gramercy Cellars Columbia Valley Lagniappe Syrah 2015
A perfect wine for the holiday season with the honts of Smoked meat, intense core of strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, almost black fruit, mineral, black olive, pepper. It has the smell of herbs with noticeable tannins and floral on the nose.
Vietti Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne 2015
This red wine from the house of Currado family, based in Castiglione Falletto in Piedmont has the spicy and savoury flavour with the notes of plum, raspberry, violets and rosemary that makes an excellent choice for Christmas.
Dal Forno Romano Valpolicella Superiore
This Holiday season gift your near one with a bottle of Dal Forno Romano Valpolicella Superiore which has the notes of sugar-dusted dark plums, dark cherries, candied prunes and raisins, dark chocolate, jammy black fruit and spice and best accompanied with seasonal dishes.
Côte Rôtie Brune et Blonde de Guigal
A fine bottle of red wine, made with 96% Syrah – this is a fine blend of red grapes and white grapes. The rich notes of red berries, spice, and oak invoke the senses and low levels of acidity and tannin makes it a perefct pick for a holiday gift.
Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva
This wine is perefct for Christmas season with the lavicious notes of cherries, plums, and sweet spices. The drink is best paired with various red meats and cheesy, Italian dishes.
Jean-Louis Chave Saint-Joseph “Offerus” Syrah
This wine has a dry, tight feel with the subtle notes of ripe berry, herb and licorice. Rolling dry tannins with finish of oak, herb and cassia and it is best paired with Beef, Lamb, and Poultry.
Château Lalande d’Auvion, Cru Bourgeois, Médoc, 2012
This beautiful true cherry coloured wine with oak and spices on nose, has the notes of berries and fresh with rounded tannins. The wine makes an excellent and lavish choice for a gift this holiday season.
Intrinsic Cabernet Sauvignon
This wine has an intricatd refined nose with aromas of leather and cherries. The notes consists of blueberry jam, pomegranate and chocolate with an unique silkt texture and best served with holiday dinner menus.
Luigi Bosca, Single Vineyard Malbec, Mendoza
This exqusite taste of wine is rich in notes of ripe blue fruits, moderate alcohol and vanilla-edged oak from a year in barrel with a cherry finish.
Greywacke Pinot Noir
The perfect balance of fruity, earthy and spicy harmony with the pronounced notes of black plums, boysenberries and redcurrants, lightly infused with cinnamon and cloves.
Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
This wine delivers a savory smoky backbone of boysenberry, cherry, strawberry, cedar, sage, and licorice, with bright acidity, firm polished tannins.
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
This gorgeous 2016 Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon consists of the whiff of dark berries, currants, raspberry sorbet, nutmeg and baking spices with oak undertones and best served with pasta and grilled beef.
So, which wine are you planning to gift this Christmas season? We would love to hear from you.