Christmas at
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‘Eat, DRINK and Be Merry!

Make your Christmas stay even more relaxing by selecting your wine in advance. Our wine list is overflowing with delicious choices to suit all palates. From Bordeaux to Burgundy, and Patagonia to Napa Valley, we have wines for every occasion. But as Christmas is the occasion, it feels only right to indulge a little...

And a bottle of Bollinger on ice is the essential way to start off! Chilled to perfection, exactly as Christmas should be.

Our Head of Wine, Polly Gibson, recommends the Clos de L’Ecotard Saumur Blanc 2018 as a ‘top choice’ white for the main event; a full-bodied, multifaceted wine that will beautifully complement the deliciously rich and roasted flavours of Christmas Day lunch. Akin to a great white Burgundy, it oozes sophistication and opulence. Fabulous quality at £78, this a wine to settle in with.

If red wine is where your heart lies, a new addition to our list this autumn has been the Mercurey Vieilles Vignes 2018 from Domaine Albert Sounit. A Pinot noir of outstanding quality, silken and sublime, with a little more body and ripeness than typical Burgundy. The perfect foil for bold Christmassy flavours, whilst still having that remarkable Pinot noir quality of being utterly refreshing – just what the palate calls for after all that feasting! A sensational wine, one to savour with loved ones. £78

And not forgetting pudding, how about the legendary Royal Tokay - equally delicious with both sweet desserts and cheese, this Sauternes-style dessert wine will make the finishing touch. £90/bottle. Also available by the glass.

Your wines will then be ready at your table for when you are seated – giving you every minute to enjoy precious time with family and friends.

Here’s to a very Merry Christmas!

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