Sweet Supermarket Wines Everyone Will Love This Christmas

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Christmas is almost upon us, so without further ado, here’s our selection of luscious sweet and fortified wines to savour alone, or with deserts and sticky puddings.

Wine Rack
Siefried Winemakers Collection Nelson ‘Sweet Agnes’ Riesling 2015 10% abv
This award winning wine* has maintained the Riesling grape palate of citrus and honey notes, plus a very sweet, long finish. Best savoured on its own. £16.99 for 37.5cl. (*Air New Zealand Pure Elite Gold 2015).

Debortoli Sumptuously Rich Pudding Wine – 18% abv
Made from Muscat grapes and oak aged for 8 years, this gorgeous wine exhibits juicy raisins toasted in wood flavours. Toffee and cream are also evident in the smooth finish. Pictured below with a wedge of Tesco Finest Chocolate Fudge Cake. £8.99.

Rubis Chocolate Wine – 15% abv 50 cl
This unique drink is a tempranillo red wine infused with the flavour of real chocolate. Guaranteed to be an indulgent drink this Christmas, this is a naughty, indulgent experience you may not want to share. Enhances the creaminess of Sainsbury’s Victoria Sponge Cake – see image below. £9.99.

A delectable wine and cake experience

Lustau Moscatel ME Jerez Xeres Sherry – 17% abv 37.5cl
Described as ‘very sweet,’ the juicy aromas of syrupy figs and prunes are obvious. Find also mocha, swiftly joined by truckloads of fig, prunes and intense walnut. The long finish leaves you wanting more. £12.00.

Palo Cortado Dry Jerez Xeres Sherry – 19% abv 37.5cl
This very rare sherry is a gorgeous, rich, amber colour and the 100% palomino grapes boast dry hazelnut on the palate. Great with festive snacks like nuts and olives. £6.00.

LBV Port 2011 – 20% abv
This specially selected, late bottled vintage is packed with juicy raisin and date notes. Traditionally enjoyed with after-dinner cheese and biscuits, you can be sure this offering will delight your guests. £10.50.

Please enjoy your festive wines responsibly – see drinkaware for recommended safe alcohol limits.

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