The festive season is all about the gathering of family and friends and having fun. You get to enjoy all your favorite meals and drinks. We cannot talk about drinks during holidays without mentioning wine. As the year draws to an end, an independent wine merchant, UK Vintners PLC which deals with the acquisition and sale of the finest wines has provided a list of the best wines you can get for the holiday season. The top five wines for the 2016 holiday season, chosen by experts at UK Vintners, are as follows.
Ducru Beaucaillou is one of the great options for the holidays. The wine originates from the Ducru Beaucaillou winery (among the oldest in the Saint-Julien appellation in Bordeaux, France). A bottle of the wine which is a decade old (from 2005) is dark purple in color and has an aged flavor.
Pichon Baron 1998- it is mature and ready for consumption this festive season. The wine blend has traces of black currants, charcoal, and sweet tasty oak. The amount of acid in it is low. Its origin is the Pauillac appellation in Bordeaux, France.
Beychevelle – the wine is from 2008 and is mature considering that the recommendation is to consume it within 15 years of bottling. The soft, fruity wine has a tinge of cranberry and raspberry.
Montrose 1998 – it comes from the St. Estephe region and is an excellent option for merrymakers this holiday season. Merlot grapes make up a large part of a bottle of Montrose 1998.
D’Yquem 2009 –considering that honey, apricot, sweet spiced pears and many other spices are included in the making of a bottle of D’Yquem, it is perfect for consumption especially after meals during the festive seasons. It gets its name from where it comes from Chateau d’Yquem in Graves, France. The place is famous for wine because they have been making them for around four centuries.
UK Vintners is an independent wine company which works hand in hand with an extensive network of wine traders, brokers and merchants in a bid to find the world’s finest wine. The company has a team of wine consultants who use their experience to come up with a list of the best wine and champagne for various occasions. The primary duty of the company is to provide the market with wine for investment and consumption. The other is to act as brokers for people/institutions which wish to sell investment grade wine held in a UK bond.
The dedicated team of wine consultants at UK Vintners utilizes their wealth of knowledge to guide their customers through the many options of wines available. If a client has any specification, he/she can always contact one of the team members. The company’s mission is to help their customers in choosing the most prestigious wines from some of the most famous vineyards in Spain, Italy, and France. Some of the clients look for wine for drinking while others wish to invest on the finest wines for sale in the future. Vintners in the UK have connections in the wine trade that enable them to handle all types of wine clients.