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INDULGE IN A SWEETER CHRISTMAS WITH ALDI
26 Oct 2017


Dessert and fortified wine lovers can enjoy a truly special treat this Christmas, as Aldi has expanded its selection of ports, sherries and dessert wines for the festive period. 
Ports
Maynard’s Pink Port, £7.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 50cl
Deliciously fruity and floral, this pink tipple gives port lovers the chance to try something a bit different this Christmas. They are sure to enjoy its delicious flavours of ripe cherry and raspberries, with subtle hints of honey and grapefruit.
 
Maynard’s Finest Reserve Ruby Port, £4.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 20cl
Enjoy a night in by the fire with a glass of this seductive tipple. Its intense ruby colour and violet hues make it stand out and its punchy red fruit flavour gives it a bit of oomph. 
 
Maynard’s Late Bottled Vintage Port 2013, £9.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 1st October
Size: 75cl
Bring friends together to enjoy this exceptional port, which has ripe red fruit flavours balanced with dark chocolate and black pepper tannins. Deep purple in colour, it’s a great treat to pop open after dinner.
 
Maynard’s Late Bottled Vintage Port 1992, £19.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 75cl
A dark and delightful port, this tipple is deliciously full bodied. Blackberry, blackcurrant and cherry flavours stand out, with a smooth and velvety finish. The perfect gift for a port connossieur looking to add something special to their collection.
 
Maynard’s 10 Year Old Tawny Port, £9.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 1st October
Size: 75cl
Port lovers will savour the array of different and exciting flavours in this bottle. A delicate nuttiness, honey and hint of toffee combine with ripe berry fruit, mellow notes of chocolate, butterscotch and fine oak for a flavour feast.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maynard’s 40 Year Old Tawny Port, £29.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 75cl
Round off a wonderful festive evening with this fine aged Tawny Port. Its delicious olive and ochre colour is a characteristic of a well-matured in oak port. Enjoy a glass with friends with some Specially Selected Salted Almonds or bring to the dinner table to accompany a flaming Specially Selected Golden Topped Christmas Pudding.
Sherries
Exquisite Collection Cream Sherry, £5.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 1st October
Size: 50cl
Crack open a bottle of the Exquisite Collection Cream Sherry when the dessert platter comes out this Christmas. Deep mahogany in colour, it has fresh and tangy dried fruit aromas and a rich, nutty finish to complement its full, sweet flavour.
 
Exquisite Collection Fino Sherry, £5.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 1st October
Size: 50cl
A classic aperitif, this tangy, dry, fresh flavoured sherry is a great match with salty snacks – making it ideal for enjoying in front of a classic festive film on Christmas Day. Bone dry, it’s pale straw in colour and smooth flavoured.
 
Exquisite Collection Amontillado Sherry, £5.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 1st October
Size: 50cl
Enjoy this rich, dry sherry with a Boxing Day feast of Specially Selected British Charcuterie and Specially Selected Wild Boar Pâté. A great aperitif, it has a rich chestnut colour with nutty, fruit flavours.
 
Dessert wines
Berton Vineyards Botrytis Semillon 2016, £5.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 37.5cl
Bright gold in colour, this high quality wine - winner of the IWSC Silver Outstanding award 2017- is both rich and complex. With intense aromas of baked apple, pear and honey, as well as fruity marmalade flavours, it’s a perfect accompaniment to a festive fruity dessert such as the Specially Selected Layered Red Fruits Dessert.
 
 
 
 
 
Chateau De Myrat Sauternes Grand Cru Classe 2013, £11.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 37.5cl
The vibrant flavours of the Chateau De Myrat Sauternes Grand Cru Classe will keep drinkers satisfied throughout Christmas. With ginger, orange peel, apricot and mango notes, it pairs well with the Blue D’Affinois from the Specially Selected French Cheese Selection.
 
 
Recioto Della Valpolicella, £8.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 50cl
For those looking for a touch of elegance in their tipples, this ruby red wine will satisfy their palates with a velvety smooth texture and long, lingering finish. Enjoy with fruit pastries, chocolate cakes such as the Specially Selected Yule Log and cream puddings.
 
 
Recioto Di Soave DOCG 2015, £8.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 50cl
Cheese lovers take note – this Recioto Di Soave DOCG 2015 is the perfect accompaniment to a classic Christmas cheese board. Straw yellow in colour, it has notes of syrupy peach and honey and pairs particularly well with a decadent blue cheese.
 
 
Sumptuously Rich Pudding Wine, £8.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 37.5cl
Fans of Christmas pudding will lust after this rich Muscat - winner of the IWSC Gold award 2017 - which has flavours of raisins, figs, dates, toffee and caramel. Enjoy a glass after Christmas dinner with the Specially Selected Fig, Pecan and Honey Baking Camembert, dried fruit and nuts, for the perfect end to a festive feast.
 
 
Rubis Chocolate Wine, £9.99
Available in stores nationwide and online from 14th November
Size: 50cl
This award-winning indulgent wine is a chocolate lovers’ dream, with flavours of velvety, smooth dark chocolate complimented by rich, puckering fruit and hints of dried fig. The combination of flavours makes this a sumptuous after dinner treat.
 
 
 
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