20 Days of Christmas

With everything that's going on we could all do with a bit of good news so from the 1st of December for 20 days we'll be selecting one of our favourite wines to offer at a 10% discount for 24 hours!

DAY 1: On the 1st day of Christmas Vin Van Caerydydd gave to me, a Candidato Viura 2019. 

Originally £9.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 1st.

This great value wine from La Mancha, Spain has fruity aromas of green apples, grapefruit and quince as well as strong floral notes. Viura is the most important grape variety in la Rioja, is named Macabeo in Catalonia and is the main grape variety in Cava. Totally worth trying!

Pair with southeast Asian cuisine like coconut curry or noodles.

DAY 2: On the 2nd day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me, a Maia Cotes de Provence Rosé 2019.

Originally £17.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 2nd.

An incredibly elegant Provence rosé with layers of cranberry, grapefruit and red fruit balanced by refreshing acidity.

Pair with rich flavours like olives, garlic and oily fish like anchovies or grilled
sardines. Also serves as an ideal partner to fish, shellfish and white meats.

DAY 3: On the 3rd day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me, a Tournon Mathilda Viognier/Marsanne 2017.

Originally £16.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 3rd.

This Australian white is deliciously peppery with honeyed stone fruits & green notes, a spicy acidity and almonds on the finish.

Pair with shellfish and richer seafood like seabass and mussels, linguine, veal, chicken pork and spicy Asian cuisine.

DAY 4: On the 4th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a Barbiana Manzanilla dry sherry.

Originally £11.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 4th.

This beauty has intense aromas of almonds, citrus and some notes similar to an amontillado. Dry, tasty and very soft on the palate.

Pair with seafood, salty cheeses and garlicky olives, smoked salmon and Iberian ham.

DAY 5: On the 5th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a Ducale Salice Salentino Riserva 2016.

Originally £13.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 5th.

A classic wine from the south of Italy, this Salice Salentino is full of mature fruit, with notes of black cherry, raisins and leather.

Pair with soups, stews, grilled vegetables, spicy roasted and grilled meats like ribs, beef and lamb.

DAY 6: On the 6th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me an Aves del Sur Pinot Noir Reserva 2018.

Originally £9.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 6th.

This Chilean Pinot has beautifully perfumed red berry fruits, soft tannins, a touch of spice and soft vanilla. 

Pair with duck, turkey, dishes that include cherry and fig, roast winter vegetables like beetroot and brussels sprouts or barbecued foods.

DAY 7: On the 7th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Portuguese Moinho do Gato, 2019

Originally £12.45 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 7th.

Concentrated bright, juicy fruit of plum, raspberry and blackberry, cherry and blueberry. An aromatic “pot pourri” of a wine that reminds you of douro's famous ports yet is also fresh and dry with good acidity.

Pair with some cured meat or pungent cheeses, lentils or tomato and red pepper-based aubergine dishes.

Day 8: On the 8th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a Domaine de Bois Mozé Crémant de Loire, 2018

Originally £19.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 8th.

An elegant sparkling with aromas of fresh lime, apricots, lemongrass and peaches.

Ideal as an aperitif or for a special occasion, a Crémant de Loire is a gorgeous alternative to a Champagne!

Day 9: On the 9th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Petite Immortelle 2016

Originally £10.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 9th.

This blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Mourvedre is a warming wine full of herbs and dark, brooding hedgerow fruits.

Pair with charcuterie and cheeseboards, white meat, game and casseroles.

Day 10: On the 10th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Berry Box White, 2016.

Originally £11.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 10th.

This South African blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Viognier is aromatic and floral yet crisp, dry and refreshing.

Pair with pork & apple sauce or even turkey and green herbs like tarragon, thyme, fennel, dill, rosemary.

Day 11: On the 11th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Novas Gran Reserva Carménère / Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018

Originally £13.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 11th.

This Chilean gem displays black cherry with intense fruity notes of blackcurrant
and strawberries that give way to a light touch of black pepper, tobacco leaf and chocolate. Medium body and very smooth with lush tannins.

Pair with grilled or roasted red and white meats, roast pork with wine and spice reduction, and pepper-crusted steak.

Day 12: On the 12th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Monteagudo Pedro Ximenez NV 37.5cl

Originally £15.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 12th.

This Pedro Ximenez sherry displays intense aromas of raisins, liquorice and coffee. It's very soft with an excellent balance between acidity and sweetness.

Pair with dark chocolate, ice cream and blue cheeses or just have it by itself for dessert!

Day 13: On the 13th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Giol Perla Rosato Frizzante!

Originally £10.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 13th.

This organic frizzante is a crisp rosé with refreshing floral aromas and an unusual hint of cherry. Vibrant and extremely fruity!

Just have it by itself to start off your evening!

Day 14: On the 14th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau Domaine des Marrans!

Originally £14.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 14th.

Ruby red in colour with strawberry and raspberry on the nose. The palate is fresh with melting tannins and a beautiful persistence.

Pair with your turkey dinner!

Day 15: On the 15th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Tintern Parva Bacchanalia, 2018!

Originally £14.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 15th.

A deliciously refreshing, dry and aromatic white from Parva Farm vineyard in Wales.

Pair with spring greens and goats cheese!

Day 16: On the 16th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Meinklang Frizzante Prosa, 2018!

Originally £16.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 16th.

A delightful, lightly sparkling Pet-Nat rosé that’s a perfect aperitif.

The winemaker perfected this particular Prosa for her own wedding so enjoy as an aperitif or alongside a celebration!!

Day 17: On the 17th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Buitenverwachting 1769 Muscat 500ml

Originally £19.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 17th.

A South African dessert wine with aromas of ripe apricot, melon, almond and apple.

Pair with blue cheese, cake or vanilla or fruit desserts.

Day 18: On the 18th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Agostino Inicio Malbec, 2019

Originally £14.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 18th.

This low sulphur wine displays intense aromas of blackberries and ripe plums combined with vanilla and toast and silky tannins.

Pair with a good roast and good company!

Day 19: On the 19th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Adobe Reserva Rosé - 2020

Originally £10.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 19th.

An organic rosé that packs a punch with bold strawberry and plum fruit flavours.

Pair with salty goat's cheese and some soft blues or get creative with a mulled rosé wine!

Day 20: On the 20th day of Christmas Vin Van Caerdydd gave to me a bottle of Jacques Bruére Cap Classique Brut Reserve, 2012

Originally £19.99 - discount valid from midnight until 23:59 on the 20th.

Let's finish off in style with this Champagne away from Champagne, fruit driven style fizz with peach, hints of citrus as well as a lovely creaminess.

Pair with good company, a nice moment and just take a minute to really enjoy it :)

Iechyd da!