Nothing says Christmas like a bottle of the good stuff. It is the perfect celebratory tipple, it makes an ideal aperitif for everything Merry and is the one and only fine wine that can match every festive food for the big day perfectly.
You don’t have to pay a lot of money for some great tasting Sparkling either, and whether you go for a local drop or the real deal with Champagne, we have every option covered!
Local Sparkling Whites
Chandon Non Vintage Brut offers a bright and fresh fruit bouquet of citrus blossom, subtle pear and white nectarine combines with savoury characters of roasted nuts and delicate spices. The entry is soft with generous primary fruit characters followed by a creamy mid-palate offering nougat and nectarines extending to a lingering and crisp brut finish. Enjoy with cold cooked King Prawns.
From Tasmania, Josef Chromy Pinot Noir Chardonnay Non Vintage Brut offers a fresh, lively palate of green apple and lemon with hints of toasted biscuit. It goes very well with simple seafood dishes especially oysters and also compliments goat’s cheese.
From New Zealand, Squealing Pig Sparkling Rosé is pale salmon in colour and offers a crisp, silky smooth drinking style. Intensely aromatic on the nose and tastes full and luscious on the palate. Marries well with all types of seafood and summer salads, perfect as an aperitif.
Brown Brothers Sparkling Rose
While this wine retains the freshness and vibrancy that Prosecco is known for, Brown Brothers Sparkling Rosé also provides a subtle hint of berry on the palate. Perfect with Christmas hams and cold cuts, but equally paired with festive desserts and puddings.
Tempus Two Prosecco is a refreshing Prosecco with enticing fruit flavours of passionfruit and green apple which provide a sweetness that is well balanced by a citrus finish. A soft fine bubble completes the wine. Ideal as an aperitif or perfect to mix with Orange Juice in a Mimosa.
From the Moretti Polegato family in Italy, La Gioiosa Biologico Organic Prosecco is a light and bright rose colour. Fine and delicate perlage. Fruity and flowery bouquet with delicate notes of unripe golden apple and small mountain flowers. The flavour is dry, fresh and zesty, with a fruity and harmonious aftertaste. A great aperitif or complement to light salads, canapés and seafood.
Henkell Trocken Brut is an established German tradition and one of the most popular and well known sparkling wines in the world. Elegant in style with a fine bead, both the wine which is blended to ensure consistency year after year, and it’s packaging reflect the quality. The classic Henkell Trocken is fresh and fruity with hints of ripe pear and green apple. A crisp clean and lively finish. Enjoy with any part of the festive food experience.
Mumm Marlborough Brut Prestige is a distinctive sparkling wine that marries the best of New Zealand Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Meunier grapes with Méthode Traditionnelle techniques from the French Champagne Maison Mumm. The result is a refined, elegant wine of exceptional quality & delightful fruity notes. Notes of fresh fruit (pear, apricot, peach, and citrus) dominate, complemented by notes of honey and biscuit. Perfect with canapés.
The Real Deal
Piper Heidsieck Cuveé Brut Non Vintage is a magnificently crisp and refined Champagne with a depth and complexity that belies the price. A perfect match with canapés.
G.H Mumm is an absolute icon. Its freshness explodes onto the palate and the sensation remains, along with a rich and subtle effervescence. A perfect balance associated with a full-bodied and generous wine. The complex aromas of fresh fruit and caramel perpetuate the intensity and expand into a well-rounded finale.Ideal as an aperitif and with oysters.
The world’s number one selling Champagne name, Moët & Chandon is a celebration in a bottle! A palate combining generosity and subtlety. The delicious generosity of white fruits of pear, peach and apple. The alluring caress of fine bubbles and the soft vivacity of citrus fruit and gooseberry nuances make this one of the world’s most-loved Champagnes. Partners perfectly with Scallops, Oysters, White Fish, White meats and everything Festive!
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut has been the symbol of the House since 1772, an homage to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot. This world-famous champagne is the perfect balance between power and finesse. Its complexity comes from the predominant presence of Pinot Noir and Reserve Wines. Pairs perfectly with life!