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Pardon your french with the new french wine range from Aldi
30 Mar 2017


Say ‘bonjour’ to the new ‘French Discoveries’ collection at Aldi, French tipples which promise to tickle taste buds without breaking the bank. Including wines hailing from the lesser known French wine regions and well known classics, this collection will broaden your horizons and make you fall in love with French wines all over again.
 
White Wine

Pardon My French Côtes De Gascogne, ‘Gastronomy’, 2016, £4.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
Delivering the typical tropical scents of Colombard and Gros Manseng grapes, this wine offers aromas of peach and lemon. Elegant yet exotic, this French classic promises a memorable finish and is ideal as a pre-dinner appetiser.
 
 
The Forgotten One Haut Poitou 2016, £6.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
The Sauvignon Blanc grapes used to make this wine are harvested once they reach full aromatic maturity, which results in a delicate yellow colour and fresh lemon flavours. This Haut Poitou will remind you of more traditional French sauvignons with its bright, tingling fruit flavours. Best paired with seafood or goats cheese for a spring treat.
 
 
Red Wine
 
Pardon My French Ventoux 2016, ‘Want-To’, £4.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
Hailing from Mount Ventoux in Provence, this wine is lighter in style due to the altitude. Its deep purple colour and imbued harmony of ripe red and black fruits, as well as a twist of liquorice and soft spices makes this is a drink that’s full of personality.
 
 
Pardon My French Minervois 2015, ‘Men are from Mars’, £4.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
This wine evokes intense aromas of black fruits, tapenade and soft spices. This wine is deep ruby in colour and delivers a delicious and elegant mix of fruity aromas. Sophisticated structure with silky tannins, it is a perfect partner for dinner with friends or as a gift for someone special.
 


Pardon My French Fitou, ‘Fit You’, 2015, £4.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
The Fitou’s full body, deep ruby red colour and notes of fresh red berries create an unforgettable full bodied taste. Round and crisp, this wine is the ideal addition to a party or dinner celebration and is best paired with rustic stews and strong cheeses.  
 
 
 
Jean Claude Mas Classic Grenache Noir 2016, £6.29
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
Hailing from the rolling hills of the Hérault Valley, this wine has a fabulous tobacco kick and boasts a long, distinctive finish. A beautiful accompaniment for red meat, pasta or soft cheese, this Grenache Noir is a must buy.
 
 

Jean Claude Mas Estate Pinot Noir 2016, £6.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
This lovely French specialty is a gorgeous bright garnet in colour. With a combination of strawberry, cherry and red berries that is sweetened with vanilla. This wine has a class that everybody can appreciate. 
 
 
 
The Forgotten One Cahors Malbec 2014, £6.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
Originating from the tucked away town of Parnac, The Forgotten One Cahors Malbec boasts subtle woody notes,      whilst also revealing hints of pepper. Remembered for its earthy flavours and notes of black fruits, mulberries and violets this wine leaves a lingering finish, making it a delightful partner to beef dishes.
 
 
 
Jean Claude Mas Estate Malbec 2016, £6.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
This wine comes from limestone and gravel vineyards only 200km from the birthplace of Malbec. With flowery notes of violet, fruity aromas of blackberry, along with spicy vanilla flavours, this is the perfect partner for grilled red meat and soft cheese.
 
 

Lot 22 Terrasses Du Larzac 2015, £9.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
Created by Jean-Claude Mas this wines grapes are harvested by hand from 40 year old vines. With a combination of bramble fruit, liquorice and dark plum flavours, this wine has a very long lasting finish and is one to remember. Try it with Blue Stilton (£1.45) from Aldi.
 
 
 
Lot 23 Minervois La Livinière 2015, £9.99
Available from 4th April in stores nationwide and online at www.aldi.co.uk
 
This exceptional blend hails from the medieval town of Minervois and is full of intense and concentrated fruity flavours. Delivering intense black cherry and olive tapenade aromas, you will not disappoint the table when serving with a Sunday roast. 
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