We’ve all, at one time or another, wandered up and down searching for the right wine to go with our meal, often ending up grabbing any and hoping for the best. Choosing the right white/rose wine to enjoy with dinner or to serve guests doesn’t have to be difficult. Take a look at the selection of wines below and you may find just what you’re looking for.
te Pā Pinot Gris 2013
This 2013 wine has notes of white pear, nectarine and a subtle hint of Jasmine flowers. With flavours of white pear and creamy nougat this white te Pā Pinot Gris wine has a 13% Alc content.
If you’re a fan of rose wine then perhaps the 12.5% te Pā 2013 Rose with hints of strawberries, cherries and raspberries in every sip could be a welcome addition to your table.
Nederburg Winemasters Reserve 2012 Chardonnay
With a creamy texture and aromas of citrus and apricot this lemon green Nederburg South African wine is ideal for serving with cheeses and creamy seafood dishes.
Nederburg Winemasters Reserve 2012 Chardonnay is available from Tesco
Dourthe La Grande Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Perfect for serving with fresh seafood this fresh, crisp Sauvignon Blanc from the Waitrose Cellar has a 12% Alc vol and features notes of citrus fruit and blackcurrant bud
Chenin Blanc 2014
With tastes of peach, apricot and tropical fruit this 13.5% South African white wine from Sainsbury’s Winemakers’ makes the perfect accompaniment to roast pork and creamy pasta dishes
Lindemans Bin 95 Sauvignon Blanc
This 13% vol Californian wine has tropical flavours and a crisp dry finish. The Lindemans Bin 95 Sauvignon Blanc is ideal for serving with canapes or seafood recipes.
Lindemans Bin 95 Sauvignon Blanc is available from Amazon
Echo Falls Pinot Grigio 2012
With crisp citrus notes and fresh apple flavours this Californian wine from Echo Falls is the perfect partner for a light salad or a seafood risotto. With 12.5%vol this tasty tipple is also ideal to drink on its own.
For those who prefer a Rose wine this Echo Falls White Zinfandel Rose wine with aromas and flavours of strawberries and fresh summer berries such as raspberries and cherries is a delicious alternative.
Echo Falls Pinot Grigio 2012 is available from Amazon
Brancott Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Gris 2013
This delicious New Zealand wine from Brancott Estate has notes of nectarine and pineapple and is best served chilled.
Brancott Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Gris 2013 is available from Tesco
Moulin Jean Philippe Brut Champagne
This delicious champagne is perfect for toasting all those around your dinner table this Christmas or for making the perfect Bucks Fizz to put that extra sparkle into Christmas morning. With 12% Alc Vol this french Moulin Jean Philippe Brut Champagne is imported by Naked Wines and is the perfect way to toast friends and family.
Codorniu Rosado Brut Cava
Codorniu Rosado Brut Cava is made from a blend of cava grape varieties, this fresh, fruity, sparkling wine has flavours of citrus and strawberries and is a soft pink colour. Add a little sparkle to your Christmas with this refreshing drink.
Codorniu Rosado Brut Cava is available from Tesco
Will you be serving wine with your Christmas day dinner? Get in touch below and tell us your favourite tipple