Find the Perfect Wine Christmas Gift

Shopping for Deals Online and Wine.com make holiday get-togethers more exciting and let you take advantage in finding the perfect wine Christmas gift to wow your loved ones. Wine.com gathered these favorite party wines that are easy-drinking, palate-pleasing and quite affordable.

 

Perfect Wine Christmas Gift #1

Lancaster Sophia’s Hillside Cuvee 2006

Red Wine by Lancaster from Sonoma County, California. 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot.

This fruit forward wine is lush and balanced with ripe cherry, cocoa powder and vanilla characters, and notes of red cherry and rose hips. 

A beautiful Bordeaux blend, brimming with blackberries, cherries, currants, mocha, herbs and smoky oak.

It’s dry and softly impressive now, and the tannic structure suggests further aging for a few years.

Price: $29.99 (Save $18.01)

 

 

Perfect Wine Christmas Gift #2

Clarendon Hills Liandra Syrah 2006

Red Wine by Clarendon Hills from McLaren Vale, Australia. Blackened crimson.

Blackened crimson. Lifted roast meats, spiced licorice, bitter chocolate, black fruit, chocolate pudding, crushed rock, peat, smokey teabag and gunpowder unite within this weighted and somewhat recessed example.

Sexy amalgamation of richness defined by great balance, positioned acidity and lengthy tannins.

The incredible mid-palate weight provides an excellent length of intensity and considerable nuance of flavour pursues.

Price: $49.99 (Save $35.01)

 

 

Perfect Wine Christmas Gift #3

Bollinger Brut Special Cuvee

A golden color, distinctive of black grape varieties. Very fine bubbles. On the nose, it has a beautiful aromatic complexity, ripe fruit and spicy aromas, with hints of roasted apples, apple compote and peaches.

On the palate, there is a subtle combination of structure, length and vivacity. The bubbles are like velvet. Flavors of pear, brioche and spicy aromas, notes of fresh walnut.

Pair with all fish, especially sushi and sashimi, shellfish such as shrimp, prawns, crayfish and grilled lobster, poultry and white meat, cashews, parmesan or prosciutto.

Price: $59.99 (Save $15.01)

 

 

Perfect Wine Christmas Gift #4

Canard-Duchene Authentic Brut

Authentic Brut epitomizes the Canard-Duchene style, where freshness and intensity bring together nobility and nature.

A blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the wine is characterized by fresh fruit aromas jostling with brioche notes.

The fruit aromas carry through to the palate and intermingle with pastry notes. Authentic Brut epitomizes is light-hearted Champagne, perfect for every occasion.

Price: $37.99 (Save $12.01)

 

Perfect Wine Christmas Gift #5

Antinori Guado al Tasso 2008

On the nose the wine shows elegant notes of toasted oak, coffee, and spices followed by aromas of plums and black currants.

On the palate, the initial impact is soft but firm with a vein of acidity which gives greater freshness and crispness than usual.

The tannins are extremely elegant and the aftertaste is very persistent, with sustained and lingering notes of the coffee, berry fruit, and toasted oak first perceived on the nose. It is a vintage with a great aging potential.

Price: $89.99 (Save $12.01)