Shopping for the wine lover who has everything? Here are five luxury wine gifts to make a very special Christmas...
Luxury wine gifts for Christmas
Wine Art from EuroCave
The latest product from EuroCave allows users to preserve wine in open bottles for up to 10 days, thanks to the air extraction system. Able to hold two bottles, it can also bring your wine up to the correct serving temperature (8 °C for white, 16 °C for red), and is available in either black and white, or black and silver, to make a stylish addition to your kitchen or wine cellar.
Harrods ‘The Connoisseur’s Collection’ Hamper
Treat someone to an extravagant collection of wines for Christmas, picked out by the Harrods Wine Team. The Connoisseur’s Collection includes 12 bottles of fine wine from across the world, and a wine waiter corkscrew to open each one. With the hard task of choosing wines for Christmas done for you, the only question will be, which one to open first?
The wines are: Gosset, Grand Rosé Brut, Champagne NV; Domaine Billaud-Simon, Vaudesir Chablis Grand Cru 2006; Château-Fuissé, Pouilly-Fuissé Tête de Cru, Mâconnais 2013; Cave Yves Cuilleron, Condrieu Les Chaillets, Rhône 2013; Louis Jadot, Les Narbantons, Savigny-lès-Beaune Premier Cru 2009; Château Canon, St-Émilion Grand Cru 2008; Ceretto, Bricco Rocche Brunate, Barolo 2008; CVNE, Viña Real Gran Reserva, Rioja 1998; Pago de los Capellanes, Tinto Reserva, Ribera del Duero 2011; Penfolds, Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz, South Australia 2012; Rockford, Basket Press Shiraz, Barossa Valley 2007; Marchesi Antinori, Tignanello Toscana IGT, Tuscany 2011
Price: UK only – £750, Harrods
Riedel Bacchus decanter
For a decanter that brings artistic style to the dining table, treat someone to the new Riedel Bacchus decanter. Designed by Maxmillian Riedel for the ‘mischievous and cheerful Roman god’ of wine, this decanter is hand formed by skilled Riedel glass blowers, in the design of a golden horn. A practical and pleasing gift.
Price: UK – £495 Riedel //US – $525 Riedel
Krug du Point à L’Univers 2003
Spoil the Champagne lover in your life this Christmas – or just toast Christmas Day or the New Year in style with this limited edition collection from Krug. For the first time, the House of Krug has released three different expressions from a single year, 2003 – a ‘truly unique’ and ‘eventful’ year, according to Krug cellar master Eric Lebel.
The Krug du Point à L’Univers 2003 includes: Krug, Clos du Mesnil 2003 (single plot Chardonnay); Krug 2003 and Krug Grande Cuvée, in a collector’s gift box. To learn more about the story behind each bottle, you can scan the Krug ID on the back label with the Krug App.
Price: UK – RRP £872 Berry Bros & Rudd // US – Extra charge for delivery
Trésor du Maharadja, Château Cos d’Estournel
For the ultimate luxury wine gift, try the Château Cos d’Estournel exclusive tasting case. As well as six vintages from the prestigious St-Estèphe château, this gift set also includes an invitation for four people to spend a day at Cos d’Estournel itself.
The vintages included are: 1982, 1989, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2010.