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Aldi launches premium wine pack for dinner worth over £ 600 – here’s how to buy it UK News

The range includes six premium wines, chosen with sommelier Ronan Sayburn, priced at £ 97.44.

Mr. Sayburn has worked in several Michelin-starred restaurants, including Gordon Ramsay’s 3-star restaurant in Chelsea, Savoy and Claridge’s.

New research from Aldi finds dining on the rise, with choosing the most appropriate wine the top concern for a third of guests.

The pack is sure to impress guests as the wine selection would cost over £ 100 per bottle if purchased at a restaurant.

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Mr Sayburn said starting a dinner with a wine such as a sparkling wine or a sauvignon blanc will thrill the taste buds, before moving on to rich whites, light reds, full reds and finally sweet or fortified wines.

“The best thing about this pack is that it’s ready to go for hosts so they don’t have to worry about buying a selection of wines that will impress – and it’s worth it. incredible.

“My best advice is to prepare the glassware ahead of time as well. This means that they don’t have to rush through the night and can focus on finishing their food and having the party instead.”

Times Series: Ronan Sayburn (Aldi) Ronan Sayburn (Aldi)

Here are the wines included in the Aldi Sommelier Dinner Pack

Winemaster’s Lot 2020 Pouilly-Fumé: A classic, spicy and lively sauvignon blanc from the Loire Valley.

  • Lemon, with aromas of fresh cut grass asparagus.
  • Ideal as an aperitif or with smoked salmon or oysters.
  • A bottle of Pouilly-Fumé would set you back £ 215 at Dinner by Heston.

2020 Chablis Premier Cru: One of the classic wines from France, from the North of Burgundy.

  • This crunchy, lean Chardonnay reflects its cool climate and limestone soils with a tangy saline freshness and a steely finish.
  • A perfect accompaniment with smoked salmon or shellfish.
  • A bottle of Chablis Premier Cru costs £ 105 at Rules.

Priorat Specially Selected 2019: This mountainous region, not far from Barcelona, ​​produces a full-bodied, concentrated and elegant wine with dark berries, herbs and meaty chorizo ​​spices.

  • An excellent wine for barbecued meats and slow roasted prime rib.
  • £ 178 is the cost of a premium Priorat dinner by Heston.

Specially Selected Sauternes 2016 – This is a classic sweet wine from Bordeaux.

  • A blend of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc affected by noble rot which gives lovely flavors of fresh peaches and orange marmalade.
  • A great wine with an apricot tart or crème brûlée.
  • Sauternes is popular at Dinner by Heston where the bottle is priced at £ 125.

Winemaster’s Lot Amarone: From the hills near Lake Garda in northern Italy, this wine is deep and concentrated but as sweet as silk, coffee, figs, black cherries and a touch of raspberry.

  • A must-have with classic Italian pasta stew and meatballs.
  • Amarone is popular at Madison London, where they charge £ 90 per bottle.

2018 Le Moulin Teyroud, Châteauneuf-du-Pape: A classic wine produced in the south of the Rhône in France.

  • The grapes are grown in the Mediterranean sun and ripe and full, with a generous and warm palate of black pepper, strawberry and a fleshy and spicy palate.
  • A great wine that pairs well with hearty stews and rich meats like lamb and oxtail.
  • A staple of Michelin-starred restaurants, Châteauneuf-du-Pape costs £ 105 a bottle at Rules.

The new range is currently available online but buyers will have to be quick because once they’re gone, they’re gone.

Buy through Aldi’s website here.

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