This week’s Wine of the Week is the world’s most famous sweet white wine

Dulong Reserve Sauternes

Grape: 80% Sémilion, 15% Sauvignon, 5% Muscadelle

Region: Bordeaux

Price: £7.99 (50cl) (Intro Offer, will be £11.99)

About the region: While the majority of Bordeaux wine is red, several locations and appellations produce excellent dry and sweet white wine from Sémillon, Sauvignon blanc and Muscadelle grapes. Bordeaux’s Sauternes appellation is the world’s best-known sweet white wine producing region.

About the wine: This is an amazing Sauternes which is perfect for Christmas Week.

Notes: The nose is of a unique richness mixed with the subtle combination of citrus, fruits, spices, white flowers and honey.

Colour: A very appealing straw yellow.

Drink with: It’s the perfect partner to Christmas pud, and is to be cherished with the cheese but if you want to set a trend, try it with a really flavourful pâté, it’s really special.

Price: £7.99 (Intro Offer, will be £11.99)

So, that’s this week’s Wine of the Week. At £7.99 this is an amazing price for a half-bottle of the world’s most famous sweet white wine. Buy now before we sell out.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Julian

Wine Buyer

This week’s Wine of the Week is a great value malbec

 Grape: Malbec

Region: Argentina

Price: Currently £7.49 (usually £9.99)

About the region: The malbec grape was first introduced to Argentina in the mid-19th century and is now considered the national grape. Alamos Malbec is grown in Mendoza, the region in the heart of Argentinian wine production, around the foothills of the Andes. Continue reading

This week’s Wine of the Week is a great value Bordeaux

Chateâu Peyredoulle (it’s pronounced pay-ra-do)

Grape varieties: 85% Merlot, 6% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot.

Region: Bordeaux

Vintage: 2011

Price: £10.99

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This week’s Wine of the Week – a tasty mulled wine for Bonfire Night

Hi again,

It wouldn’t be Bonfire Night without a hot glass of delicious mulled wine. That’s why this week I’ve chosen our November bestseller as my Wine of the Week. It’s full of winter flavour, has a beautiful aroma, and, to make it even better, it’s included in our huge Buy Any 6 Save 25% wine sale (choose from 600 wines).

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About the wine

It’s a red wine blended with subtle flavours of cinnamon cloves and the zest of oranges and lemons, providing a delicious drink with lots of spice and fruit character – here’s how I’ll be serving mine next week.

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