Sparkling Wines, Champagnes, and Spirits To Pair With Your Holiday Feast

As you prepare for your holiday banquet, here are selected bottles from Estate Wine you can add.

There are only a few days before Christmas, so you must be pre-occupied with managing work, the house, and of course, your family’s menu for Noche Buena. With holiday hampers, boxes of goods, and treats left and right, you might get overwhelmed with the selection of drinks to pair them with. Offering an extensive array of sparkling wine, champagne, and spirits, Estate Wine presents its premium bottles for this year. Whether you are looking for pairs for your feast or to gift a friend, here are some of the select bottles you should get.

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2017 Berry Bros. & Rudd, Gruner Veltliner Nikolaihof. (Photo from Berry Bros. and Rudd Wine blog)

The royal touch

Take your feast to the level of royalty with Britain’s oldest wine and spirits merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd. The family-owned and run shop holds two Royal Warrants from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.

What to get:

2010 Berry Bros. & Rudd, English Sparkling Wine, Brut, Hampshire
2017 Berry Bros. & Rudd, Gruner Veltliner Nikolaihof
2016 Berry Bros. & Rudd, St. Julien Las Cases
2017 Berry Bros. & Rudd, Pauillac Ch. Lynch Bages
NV Berry Bros. & Rudd, Finest St. James’s Reserve Port

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(Photos from Metabev, Sarment, and Different Drop)

A fountain of glimmer

The festivities continue with the decadence of sparkling wines. Pour into sophisticated drinking glasses and expect a surge in the magnificence of your tablescapes.

What to get:

MV15 Champagne Henri Giraud Fût de chêne
2008 Pommery Grand Cru Vintage (in gift box)
NV Champagne Pommery Brut Rosé Royal
NV Champagne Jacquesson Cuvee No. 743
NV Champagne Fleury Pere et Fils, Blanc de Noirs Brut

(Photos from Tanners Wines, SAQ, and 1855 The Bottle Shop)

Genuine blends

Any wine-tasting experience wouldn’t be complete without the finest reds and whites from the celebrated wine-growing region in France.

What to get:

2013 L’Esprit de Chevalier Blanc
2014 Echo de Lynch Bages, Pauillac
2014 Fleur de Clinet, Pomerol, Château Clinet
2002 Clos du Marquis, St. Julien

(Photos from Nicks Wine Merchants, Waitrose Cellar, and Vinotria)

Elevating celebrations

Nothing keeps the conversations going other than a selection of premium bottles. From rich and deep brioche flavors to smooth and exceptionally polished wines, here’s what you should get.

2017 Ridge Vineyards, Estate Chardonnay
NV Hambledon, Classic Cuvee
2016 Capezzana, Villa di Cappezzana, Carmignano DOCG
2016 Cave Dog, Red Wine
2013 Chambolle-Musigny, Vielles Vignes

(Photos from House of Malt, Grapevine Manila, and Estate Wine)

The essentials

If you are having an intimate gathering, it is better to have a wide array of deluxe red, white, and sparkling wines from different regions. Defining aromas, glistening textures, and discerning tastes define this selection.

What to get:

2018 Albariño, Igrexario de Saiar, Bodega Sucesores de Benito Santos
2016 Ca’ del Magro, Custoza Superiore, Monte del Fra, Veneto
2016 Joven de Silos, Cillar de Silos, Ribera del Duero
2015 Leap in the Dark, Pinot Noir, New Zealand
2018 Pulenta Estate La Flor Malbec, Argentina

In cheerful spirits

To further elevate your feast, add in the finest, richest whiskeys from Berry Bros. & Rudd.

What to get:

Berry Bros. & Rudd, Classic Range Speyside
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, 44.2% (with gift container)
Berry Bros. & Rudd, Classic Range Sherry Cask
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, 44.2% (with gift container)

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For orders and inquiries, contact (+63) 9171172294 or (+63) 9177141995. You may also email them at [email protected] For updates, follow Estate Wine on Facebook and Instagram. Deliveries are only available within Metro Manila.

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