Waitrose reveals festive £10 wine selection

Waitrose is offering a range of ten ‘customer favourite’ wines for £10 each this Christmas.

The collection has been selected to represent a cross section of regions and styles from around the world. The wines, which normally retail between £13.99 and £17.99, will be available in most shops and online at Waitrose Cellar. They will be priced at £10 from today (November 28) until 12 December.

The red wines include: Villa Antinori (normal full price £15.99), which is described as a “baby super Tuscan, made from one of the most reputable estates in Italy”. The 2015 vintage has “complex aromas of red fruits, cherries and plums”.

The Hedonist Shiraz (normal full price £14.49) is made by award-winning veteran winemaker Walter Clappis, and Chateau Lalande d’Auvion Medoc Cru (normal full price £15.99) has been produced from a sixth-generation family-run left bank estate.

Also in the list of reds is El Piadoso Rioja Gran Reserva DOCa (normal full price £16.99); this is from the “excellent” 2008 vintage and it is aged for 36 months in oak barrels and a further 60 months in bottle.

Completing the reds is Luigi Bosca Malbec Seleccion de Vistalba (normal full price £17.99), which is made from Luigi Bosca’s best low-yielding vineyards in Vistalba.

The white wines in the promotion include: Broglia Gavi di Gavi DOCG (normal full price £15.99), which is produced on one of the best estatesain Gavi, according to Waitrose; Rustenburg Chardonnay (normal full price £13.99), described as “a firm customer favourite”; Louis Latour White Burgundy (normal full price £13.99), which has flavours of fresh melon and citrus fruit; and Craggy Range Sauvignon Blanc (normal full price £14.99), a dry white wine with intense flavours of lime, passionfruit and white peach.

Completing the list of ten is a sparkling wine: Bird in Hand Sparkling Pinot Noir (normal full price £15.99), made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes with minimal skin contact.

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