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Our 10 Very Merry Christmas Tipples

From Christmas ale and festive spirits, to bubbles for a party and very merry brandy – when it comes to Christmas tipples, we’ve got seasonal sipping all wrapped up.

Pour over our guide to 10 of the most-essential Christmas Tipples at Fortnum's, and prepare for a yuletide season overflowing with merriment.

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1) Fortnum's Mulled Cider with English Cassis

Enjoy a cup or three of our delicious Mulled Cider: our Devon Vintage Cider, infused with a selection of festive flavours including ginger, cinnamon, star anise and nutmeg – and for a unique Fortnum’s twist, we have also added our English Cassis from Herefordshire. | Shop now

2) Christmas Pudding Madeira

Spicy on the palate with hints of toffee, this delicious drop blends a long-forgotten barrel of Madeira with fresher, younger wines to create an exciting sort of festive alchemy. Delicious when paired with its dessert course namesake. | Shop now

3) Brandy de Jerez

Perfectly aged for a fragrant, fruity and warming taste, with a unique colour and delicious flavours that shine through not only in a glass on the rocks but also in a classic Spanish Carajillo. | Shop now

4) Fortnum's Meurseult

Srom legendary producer Vincent Girardin, our Meursault is rich and full-bodied yet extremely refined, with ripe stone fruits, a slightly savoury mineral texture - all wrapped in perfectly integrated acidity. | Shop now
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5) Fortnum's Christmas Ale

Rich and hearty and a Fortnum's favourite every winter, our specially-crafterd Christmas Ale is deep red in colour with a caramel sweetness that offsets the delightful berry-fruit hop flavour. A must-purchase for all beer nuts. | Shop now

6) Fortnum’s Riesling Eiswein, Helmut Lang

Our Riesling Eiswein has a beautiful purity of flavour. Sweet and honeyed but crisp and lively, this wine is a versatile paring for a variety of desserts, as well as rich blue cheeses. | Shop now
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7) Fortnum's LBV Port

Inside an elegant gift box lies a Fortnum’s Late Bottled Vintage Port. It is produced by the small port shipping house of Niepoort, which has been handcrafting outstanding ports since 1842. | Shop now

8) Winter Warmer Wine Case

12 bottles for your Christmas festivities, including a delicious Spicy Malbec from Mendoza, a chocolatey Merlot based blend from South Africa, a plummy Garnacha from Southern Spain, and a rich yet poised Chateauneuf-du-Pape. | Shop now
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9) Fortnum's Pauillac

This blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot was aged for 16 months in oak, and has a delicious vanilla note imbued by the wood. More primary flavours of cassis and bramble fruit are to be savoured on the palate with juicy, crisp acidity on the finish. | Shop now

10) Fortnum's Brut Reserve N.V, Louis Roederer

The Brut Réserve is a blend of the three classic grape varieties: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Delicious as an aperitif or when served with a variety of dishes. | Shop now

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