The best supermarket white wines for Christmas 2017

Article date: 27 November 2017

Best Christmas wines 2017

A nice varied selection with the kind of fruit flavours you’d expect around Christmas.

ALDI

Castillore Greco di Tufo

Castillore Greco di Tufo, Campania, Italy 2016 – £6.99

Lemony, nutty wine that would be good with starters, like smoked salmon.
Buy from Aldi

ASDA

De Bortoli DB Family Reserve Botrytis Semillon

De Bortoli DB Family Reserve Botrytis Semillon – £6.98

A lovely dessert wine from Australia that you can serve with pudding or cheese.
Buy from Asda

BOOTHS

Château d’Aqueria Lirac Blanc

Château d’Aqueria Lirac Blanc, Rhône, France 2015 – £16

A rich, joyous, festive wine – one for Christmas day.

COOP

Jim Barry The Lodge Hill Riesling 2016 – £9.99

A dry riesling: racy and exhiliarating

LIDL

Sassi del Mare Falanghina Beneventano, Campania, Italy 2016 – £6.99

Falanghina has a charm all of its own. It’s bound to charm your guests.

MAJESTIC

Domaine Thibert

Domaine Thibert 2015

A great choice with turkey
Buy from Majestic

Inama Soave Classico

Inama Soave Classico 2016, Italy – £13.99 (as part of a mix six case)

Worth considering if you’re serving fish.
Buy from Majestic

2012 Saintsbury Carneros Chardonnay

2012 Saintsbury Carneros Chardonnay – £19.99 (as part of a mix six case)

A rich, toasty, creamy chardonnay from the USA.
Buy from Majestic

M&S

Castillo de Monterey Godello

Castillo de Monterey Godello, Monterrei, Spain 2016 – £9.50

A Spanish gem, with flavours of peach and lemon.
Buy from M&S

Marks & Spencer Chablis

Marks & Spencer Chablis, France 2014 – £12.50

If it has to be Chablis this Christmas, then M&S have got you covered.
Buy from M&S

MORRISONS

Morrisons The Best White Douro 2016

Morrisons The Best White Douro 2016 – £8

A rich wine that’s more interesting than chardonnay at this price.
Buy from Morrisons

SAINSBURY’S

Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Côtes du Rhône white 2016

Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Côtes du Rhône white 2016 – £7

A bit oaky, a bit spicy, but a whole host of peachy flavours.
Buy from Sainsburys

Stellenrust Chenin Blanc

Stellenrust Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2017 – £7.25 (on offer)

A juicy, tropical fruit tasting wine that’s good with many foods.
Buy from Sainsbury’s

Stellenrust Stellenbosch Manor Barrel-Fermented Chenin Blanc 2016

Stellenrust Stellenbosch Manor Barrel-Fermented Chenin Blanc 2016 – £13

The richer, fuller version of the wine above and more of a match for turkey.
Buy from Sainsbury’s

TESCO

Tesco Finest Falanghina

Tesco Finest Falanghina 2016 – £9

A moreish crowd-pleaser.
Buy from Tesco

Tesco finest* Saint Mont

Tesco finest* Saint Mont 2016 – £6

Crisp and clean, this is a lovely wine to serve at parties.
Buy from Tesco

Tesco finest* Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2016 Australia

Tesco finest* Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2016 Australia – £11

A really fine example of the new wave of Australian chardonnay.
Buy from Tesco

WAITROSE

Château Tour Léognan 2015 Péssac Leognan

Château Tour Léognan 2015 Péssac Leognan, Bordeaux – £14.99

Hints of pine needles; what could be more chritmassy than that?
Buy from Waitrose

Cave de Beblenheim Pinot Gris Reserve

Cave de Beblenheim Pinot Gris Reserve, Alsace, France 2016 – £9.99

An off-dry Alsace white that has the flavours to take on roast turkey.
Buy from Waitrose

Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay

Boschendal Elgin Chardonnay, South Africa 2015 – £19.99

A beautiful, beguiling chardonnay worthy of Christmas day.
Buy from Waitrose

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