It's Christmaswine!

Tis the season to be jolly and to help you on your merry way, Gauntleys have selected a number of wine cases and gift items to put a smile on the faces of loved ones all around the country. For those of you who like to physically see what you are buying, we have even more gift items at our store in Nottingham, along with a large range of accessories, Malt Whiskies and other spirits. Don't be shy, it would be great to see you.

Vilmart The Perfect Gift for Any Champagne Lover this Christmas: Champagne and Glasses Gift Box - NV Grand Cellier Option

One thing’s for sure, Champagne and Christmas go hand in hand. If you know someone that is as bonkers about great Champagne as we are, this year our beloved Champagne Vilmart (Often described as ‘the greatest growers Champagne bar none’), has provided the perfect gift. This box set combines the NV Vilmart Champagne of your choice, with 2 Vilmart wine Tulips. Enjoy Laurent’s Champagne in its finest form. This newer glass design enhances the aromas and concentration of your Champagne, far more than your classic flute, whilst also retaining the bubbles; which the Champagne coupe is famously bad at doing, resulting in the optimum all round Champagne experience! A Champagne from one of the world’s finest Champagne growers, and two perfect Champagne glasses, so that you can share the experience with a friend this Christmas.

This gift box comes with Vilmart's NV Grand Cellier, If you would like to choose a different Vilmart Champagne to go with this gift box click HERE.


Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases The Old World Reds Trio - Three Bottle Case

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case

This trio of European reds is perfect if you are wanting to keep it classic this Christmas. For great value, experience some of the long-revered regions of the old world in all their glory, without breaking the bank or sacrificing quality. The collection includes an approachable and juicy Rioja, seamlessly crafted with subtle woody spice, a gloriously pure and deep Dolcetto brimming with ripe cherry fruits; and last but not least, an unctuous and rich Lirac chock full of seamless blackberries, red plums and raspberries accompanied by wild herds, from one of the finest producers in Chateauneuf du Pape. All selected to make the perfect accompaniments to your Christmas roast dinners!

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2016 Dolcetto d'Alba, Azienda Agricola Roccheviberti, Italy

2019 Rioja, De Alto, Spain

2018 Lirac, Domaine Clos du Mont Olivet, France



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Champagne Vilmart, Festive Fizz, Six Bottle Case


Celebrate in style this Christmas!

Also Available as a Three Bottle Mixed Case.

Vilmart undoubtedly remains one of the brightest jewels of our portfolio. With a meticulous perfection and a fine-tuned intuition for his craft, Laurent continues to re-invent the meaning of the term, 'perfection. From his 11 ha of prime sited vineyards, located around the sleepy village of Rilly La Montagne, on the foothills of the Montagne de Reims, Laurent produces a range of exceptionally fine and complex Champagne. Enjoy the festivities with Laurent's fabulous trio of NV Champagnes! Six Bottle Case containing two bottles each of

NV Vilmart Grande Reserve

From a blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. With its lovely depth of fruit and seamless balance, the Grande Reserve has always provided a great introduction to the Vilmart range. Tasting the new releases last month however, this cuvee proved quite a revelation, as Laurent has undoubtedly managed to push the boundaries of perfection again, producing a Grande Reserve with the same delicious accessibility, but with an added poise and finesse.

Vilmart Grand Cellier

Produced from a blend of 70% Chardonnay and 30% Pinot Noir, Vilmart's Grand Cellier has to be one of the most refined and stylish NV wines of Champagne. With wonderfully expressive and pure aromas of white flowers, honeysuckle and citrus notes which continue and develop on the palate to combine with delicate hints of hazelnut. Offering more intensity than the Grande Reserve, but with incredible focus and finesse, this is akin to a great Puligny.

Vilmart Cuvee Rubis

Produced from a blend of 90% Pinot Noir (including 15% red wine) and 10% Chardonnay. Many rose Champagnes seem to fall short, but this is truly sensational. With an attractive depth of colour, this is a rose of real substance, combining lovely purity and elegance with an expressive array of red and orange fruit flavours balanced by an uplifting acidity. Super poise and precision.

£312.30 £275.00

Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Elegant Loire and Rhone Duo for under £30

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

Much like a great Chablis and Claret, a quality Loire blanc and Rhone rouge make for a well-rounded pairing and beautiful combination at any time of the year. This duo firstly features a classic cool climate Chenin Blanc from Anjou, crowd pleasing and guaranteed to satisfy even a dabbling white wine drinker, with its enticing purity and creaminess, and ripe apple and pear fruit accompanied by a drip of honey on a delicate and refined palate. Secondly, we have the generously juicy, elegant and gourmand ‘Galets Rouge’, from one of the finest producers in the Costieres de Nîmes. Opening with a profound and vibrant nose of blackberries and crisp blackcurrants, followed by a wonderfully smooth palate, silky tannins and an array of ripe red berries, liquorice, and violets; all rounded with a mineral, pure and long finish. Even the most steadfast wine cynic would find it impossible not to be seduced by the charm of this delightful duo this Christmas.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2017 Anjou Blanc Le P'tit Chenin, Chateau de la Roulerie

2019 Galets Rouge, Chateau Mourgues du Gres



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Exciting and Distinguished Alternatives to Champagne - Three Bottle Case

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

This trio of sensational sparkling wines offers up exciting alternatives to Champagne for the Christmas period. Albert Boxler in Alsace, Arnaud Lambert in Saumur and Heretat Mestres in Penedès have a few things in common: firstly, they are all highly acclaimed wineries which are helping to define their individual regions, and secondly, they all produce world-class sparkling wines, from the same traditional method as is used in Champagne. All would easily go with any festive dishes, sweet or savoury: from Boxler’s rich and refined Crémant d’Alsace, displaying pear and peach fruits, accompanied by brioche and unctuous rounding acidity; to Lambert’s mineral driven, complex, deep and delicious Brut Nature; to the sensational ‘Visol’, from Mestres, who are redefining Cava in the eyes of the wine world. This cuvée combines floral notes on the nose with apple and fresh and dried apricot fruits on the palate, together with the enticing complexities of baked bread, honey, and vanilla, mixed beautifully with a fine mousse and saline minerality. All these wines are gloriously balanced with long and stylish finishes. Truly world-class sparkling wines, which can hold their own alongside any Champagne, and will not disappoint if you’re looking for a distinguished alternative to our much-loved festive fizz this Christmas.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2018 Cremant d'Alsace, Domaine Albert Boxler, France

Cremant de Loire '1948', Domaine Arnaud Lambert, France

2013 Gran Reserva Cava 'Visol', Heretat Mestres, Spain



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases The Perfect Party Poppers - Rosé Sparkling Duo

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

If you are wanting to keep it pink this Christmas, Look no further than this elegant duo of delicious sparkling rosés. Keeping it fresh, perfumed and delicate, these crowd pleasers are the perfect alternative to Champagne, acting as the ideal aperitif or accompaniment to the general festivities. Whether it’s the Elusia Rosato’s beautiful aromatics of wild berries and gentle wispy herbaceous notes, or the Cave de Saumur’s creamy and elegant palate of fresh strawberries and red cherries; both wines find the harmonious balance between the sweetness of the fruit; a pleasant crisp acidity and a smooth mousse that simply makes you never want to stop refilling your glass! You can’t go wrong with some quality pink fizz this Christmas!

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

'Rosato' Organic Sparkling Rosé, Elusia, Italy

Cremant de Loire Rosé 'Prince Alexandre', Cave de Saumur, France



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Red and White Burgundies for Christmas Day - Three Bottle Case

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

A great Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Burgundy, makes for a perfect combination at any time of year, but the pairing is particularly special during the festive season. So, if you would like to be transported to the vineyards of Burgundy this Christmas whilst you enjoy your roast Turkey, this is the trio for you! Featuring a fine and mineral Savigny Les Beaunes, complete with ripe, pure and crunchy Pinot fruits from Domaine Jean-Michel Giboulot, an elegant, floral and buttery Premier Cru Chardonnay, perfectly balanced with mineral overtones and lifting acidity; and finally, a superb rich, deep, full-bodied Premier Cru Pommard, from Domaine Moissenet-Bonnard, packed with earthy redcurrants/berries, soft sweet spice and liquorice. Three contrasting, but beautiful Burgundies specifically selected to give you a range of choices this Christmas – enjoy on their own or with your roast turkey, gammon, game or a festive cheese board.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2012 Savigny Les Beaune 'Grand Liards', Domaine Giboulot

2013 St Aubin 1er Cru 'Champlots', Patrick Miolane

2011 Pommard 1er Cru 'Les Epenots', Jean-Louis Moissenet-Bonnard



Chateau St Cosme Finger Lakes Riesling 'Forge Cellars' 2013

Part owned and managed by Louis Barroul of Chateau St. Cosme in Gigondas, the wines of Forges Cellars are crafted with the same passion and meticulous dedication. This is a wonderfully pure Riesling, with a beautifully harmonious and elegant balance between the ripeness of fruit and steely minerality.

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Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases A Classic Couple of Crisp Whites for Christmas

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

This wine duo is perfect for those lovers of beautifully crafted steely, fresh and zesty whites. Featuring a wonderfully crisp, rich and creamy Chenin Blanc, with ample citrus and green apple fruit, from the historic and revered estate of Chateau d’Epiré in Savennieres, Loire. As well as a gorgeous example of Spain’s exotic equivalent to Sauvignon Blanc: Albarino, from one of its most esteemed and celebrated proprietors Pazo de Senorans in Galicia, whose wines frequently receive ‘Best White Wine’ Trophies at the Wines from Spain Awards. It has a rounded palate replete with citrus and exotic tropical fruits, and offering a satisfying balance of power and finesse. Perfect to be drunk on their own, these wines will also stand alongside and perfectly compliment a variety of festive dishes, from extravagant roasts, to cheese platters, to all manner of desserts.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2018 Albariño, Pazo de Señorans, Galica, Spain

2016 Savennieres 'Cuvée Speciale', Chateau D'Epiré, Loire, France



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Premium Loire and Rhone Duo for under £50

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

As previously stated, a quality Loire white and Rhône rouge are a beautiful and complimentary combination at any time of year. Our first duo are perfect as elegant, well-crafted and approachable crowd pleasers, however, our premium Loire and Rhone pairing aims to take it up a notch. Meaning to be more thought provoking, showcasing more serious wines, designed to experienced, sipped and savoured, and that have the structure and depth to be able to really shine alongside a variety of complex and lavish dishes. Firstly, we feature one of the stunning single-vineyard cuvées from Chateau de la Roulerie. The ‘Les Magnolias’ is a deliciously intense Chenin Blanc, with an enticing peach and nectarine fruit profile, backed by warming hints of ginger, combined with an elegant mineral line and fine acidity. It is elegant and rounded on the palate with a subtle salty note on a long, clean and gourmet finish. Secondly, we bring you the 2014 Gigondas tradition, from Thierry Faravel of Domaine la Boussiere, often regarded as one of the finest, if not the finest, winemakers in Gigondas…. And this speaks for itself. Brimming with vibrant and fresh red and black fruits and mellow tannins, this is an unctuous Gigondas, almost Burgundian with black pepper, plums, leafy herbs and plenty of earthy minerality. Both of these wines are an absolute pleasure to experience on their own, but will pair wonderfully with a variety of meals, providing you with no shortage of options on how to enjoy them this Christmas.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2018 Anjou Blanc 'Les Magnolias', Chateau de la Roulerie

2014 Gigondas Tradition, Domaine La Bouissiere



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases The Chateaunuef-du-Pape Luxury Three Bottle Mixed Case

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

A collection of Christmas offers from Gauntleys would not be complete without a selection of mature fine wines from the winemaking haven most near and dear to our hearts: Chateauneuf-du-Pape. We have been importing from this appellation for over 40 years, and to this day the wines have lost none of their magic. Carrying similar esteem and reverence to the great wines of Bordeaux and Burgundy, this historic appellation is synonymous with bold, deep, complex, age-worthy and awe-inspiring reds wines. Featuring two remarkable cuvées, from the already legendary 2016 vintage, from two of the brightest stars in contemporary Chateauneuf-du-Pape; the pure, stylish, juicy and intense signature from Domaine la Barroche, and the full-bodied, vibrant, sexy and seamless Tradition from Domaine Giraud; as well as the elegant and endearing 2018 showing from Domaine Clos du Mont Olivet (which has been one of Chateauneuf’s top tier estates for many generations). Combining hints of garrigue, with generous and succulent raspberries and black cherries, subtle spice and dark chocolate on a plush and creamy textured palate, this 2018 Chateauneuf never feels heavy, and remains fresh, supple and harmoniously balanced. All lovingly crafted with the aim of being an experience, not just to be enjoyed as another alcoholic beverage, these are delicious wines which will enhance any special occasion and perfectly partner all kinds of lavish seasonal feasts this Christmas; but which will also continue to evolve over the coming decade should you choose to keep a few behind in your cellar for a worthy occasion down the road.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2016 Chateauneuf du Pape 'Tradition', Domaine Giraud

2016 Chateauneuf du Pape 'Signature', Domaine la Barroche

2018 Chateauneuf du Pape, Clos du Mont Olivet



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Sumptuous Sweet Wines For Christmas - Three Bottle Case

Also available as a 6 Bottle Mixed Case.

This delicious mixed case is designed to satisfy your sweet tooth and titillate you taste buds this Christmas. A well-crafted sweet wine can truly help elevate any occasion, and we have hand-picked three of our personal favourites. Featuring a gorgeous Coteaux du Layon brimming with luscious candied and zesty citrus fruits, on a well-refined and mineral palate; an elegant late harvest Tokaji with a meditative palate of apricot-like stone fruit, honey and marmalade, with incredible clarity and rounded with mouth-watering and enticing acidity; and last but certainly not least, a deep and rich sweet Gruner Veltliner with honeyed garden fruits and a fine and gentle black peppery spice on a refreshing and pure palate, harmoniously balanced between sweetness and vibrant acidity, crafted by one of the finest white wine producers in Austria. Whether as an exotic aperitif or as a complementary accompaniment to foie gras, a festive cheese board, Christmas pudding or the myriad of other sweet treats and desserts this festive season, you’ll be treasuring every sip.

Contains 1x each of the following wines:

2014 Gruner Veltliner Eiswein 37.5cl, Weinrieder, Austria

2018 Coteaux du Layon 'L'Orangeraie', Chateau de la Roulerie, France

2016 Sweet Furmint 'MAD', St Tamas, Hungary



Gauntleys Festive Mixed Cases Mestres Gran Reserva Cava Festive Fizz, Six Bottle Case


A 'Grand' Celebration!

Looking for a spectacular sparkler this year? Then look no further than these amazing Gran Reserva Cava wines. The Mestres family have been winegrowers in Penedes since 1312, producing the first Champagne method sparkling wine, over a century ago, in 1928. In complete contrast to the insipidly neutral qualities, of the mass-produced Cava that has flooded the markets over the last decades, these Gran Reserva wines of Mestres, offer truly amazing vinous complexity. Produced with the same pride and passion as the sophisticated Champagnes of the formidable Vilmart, these incredible Cava wines, not only provide a tantalizing toast, but with their amazing array of aromas and flavours, you may wish to enjoy them with your Christmas meal too. Spread a little Mestres Magic this Christmas..!

Six Bottle Case containing two bottles each of the following -

2013 Visol

First produced in 1945, the 'Visol', translating as, 'wine on its own', was the first zero dosage, Brut Nature Cava. The recently released, 2013 vintage, combines the same enticing, floral, apple and fresh and dried apricot fruits with a fabulous focus and vibrant, saline, minerality. Gloriously balanced with a refreshing acidity and long stylish finish.

2017 Elena

The 2013 Elena was produced from a blend of indigenous varieties comprising, 40 % Trepat, 30% Monastrell and 30% Garnacha, the base wine was vinified and matured in barrel for 4 months before bottling, then aged over 42 months sur latte. Indeed, this is the only rose Cava, matured in cask. Like Vilmart's Cuvee Rubis. There is nothing insipid or confected about this amazingly stylish and complex wine. Bone dry on the palate, with floral and red fruit aromas, combined with hints of pastry and subtle balsamic nuances, there is a glorious freshness of fruit on the palate with the depth to shine throughout a meal.

2008 Clos Nostre Senyor

The Clos Nostre Senyor really shows the distinguished complexity of the extended ageing of these sensational Gran Reserva Cavas. Produced from a blend of 20% Macabeu, 60% Xarel-lo and 20% Parellada, from 60 year old bush vines, coming from the single vineyard of Clos Nostre Senoirâ, which gives the wine its name. The wine is vinified and aged for 10 months in chestnut casks, with the second fermentation in bottle, remaining sur latte for over 84 months! This is truly incredible, with intense aromas of brioche, dried fruit, fig and cocoa, which carry through to the creamy but vibrant and focussed palate. Fabulous length and finesse!


Laguiole Forge de Laguiole Sommelier Dark Horn

Sommelier corkscrew Forge de Laguiole with dark horn tip handle in shiny stainless steel. The "Sommelier"(waiters) corkscrew features a 5-turn spiral, a stylized "Bee" on the spine, a "Shepherd's Cross" pattern of small rivets on the handle, and a serrated crescent foil cutter blade with cap lifter.

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Coravin Model 2 System

The Model 2 is the next step in Coravin wine access technology. The system is slightly lighter than the original and some changes have been made to how the needles and gas capsule engage with the system. The Coravin technology allows you to access a bottle of wine without opening it, so using the original preservation of the cork it was sealed with, along with argon gas to remove the wine from the bottle via the hollow needle. Please contact us for more details.

Contents: 1 Coravin unit including standard needle, 1 Coravin bottle sleeve, 2 A65 capsules, quick start instructions and needle cleaner

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