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Offer alert: Celebrating the rest of Spring in style

20% discount off Spanish winesWe’re pleased to reveal that our generic promotion on Spain is back again this season! From now until 2nd May you get 20% off when you buy any 2 or more Spanish wines (excludes wines under £5 and over £20, Cava and Sherry). All of our Easter offers which are also valid until 2nd May can be viewed at the Majestic online store and with many more offers to choose from there is something for every palate. So crack open a real treat this Easter!

Easter Wine at MajesticMarlborough Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2009, Marlborough
£7.49
Buy 2 bottles save £5 = £4.99

Rioja Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2005, Muriel
£9.99 £7.49
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20% = £5.99

Celebrate the value

The Neblina Trio

Rosé 2010, Merlot 2010 & Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley, Chile
£5.99
Buy 2 bottles save £3 = £4.49

Robertson Winery Chenin Blanc 2010 & Cabernet Sauvignon 2009/10, Robertson, South Africa
£5.99
Buy any 2 South African wines save 20% = £4.79

Château Mont Milan Rouge 2009 & Blanc 2009/10, Corbières, France
£5.99
Buy 2 bottles save £2 = £4.99

Casa dei Gretti Pinot Grigio 2010, Sartori, Italy
£5.99
Buy 2 bottles save £2 = £4.99

Oxford Landing Cabernet Shiraz 2009/10, Yalumba, South Australia
£6.99
Buy 2 bottles save £4 = £4.99

Oxford Landing Chardonnay 2010, Yalumba, South Australia
£6.99
Buy 2 bottles save £4 = £4.99

Spanish FlagIt’s fiesta time! 20% off Spain!

The Spanish know a thing or two about throwing parties. From classic Riojas to some lesser-known but no less distinguished wines, we’ve got all you need to kick-back and relax, Latin style.

Torres Viña Sol 2009, Catalunya
£6.49 £6.24
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £4.99
A refreshingly crisp wine with plenty of apple and pineapple fruit, suitable for drinking anytime – pre or post siesta! Superb with shellfish.

Durius ‘Natural Reserve’ Tempranillo 2006, Arribes del Duero
£7.49 £6.24
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £4.99
Soft and rich with smooth tannins and heaps of jammy, dark fruit flavours combined with subtle use of oak. Enjoy with sausages or lamb casserole.

Berberana ‘Clasico 1877’ Reserva 2006, Mentrida
£7.99 £6.24
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £4.99
Named in honour of the year of Berberana’s founding, this spends 24 months in cask, resulting in vanilla aromas and warm stewed berry fruit.

Rioja Rosado 2008, CVNE
£7.99 £7.49
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £5.99
Full of ripe summer fruits such as strawberries and raspberries, the finish is complex and long and would partner well with a Caesar salad and anchovies.

Rioja Reserva 2006, Berberana
£10.99 £8.74
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £6.99
Delicious vanilla overtones backed up by juicy strawberry and morello cherry flavours. Round, well-balanced, long and elegant.

Rioja Reserva 2005, Marqués de la Concordia
£11.99 £9.99
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £7.99
Complex aromas of ripe fruit, cedar and spice, develop into a smooth, velvety palate with powerful dark fruit flavours, hints of coffee and a chocolatey richness.

Rioja Gran Reserva 2003, Casa del Comendador, Lagunilla
£13.99 £9.99
Buy any 2 Spanish wines save 20%* = £7.99
Full of trademark aged Rioja aromas: raisins, dried figs, cinnamon and vanilla. Lovely with roasts or game, or try with the winery’s own recommendation of baked cod.

*Excludes wines under £5 and over £20, Cava and Sherry.

Argentina FlagBBQ meatCelebrate Malbec World Day, 17 April

Argentina’s best Malbecs have the complexity to rival the world’s finest. Come and judge for yourself at our in-store Malbec tasting weekend, beginning on Friday 15 April.

Argento Malbec 2010, Mendoza
£6.99
Buy 2 bottles save £3 = £5.49
Ripe bramble and spicy blackberry notes on the nose are echoed on the richly textured palate. Ideal with grilled red meats or spicy pasta dishes.

Viñalba Reserva Malbec 2008/09, Mendoza
£10.99
Buy 2 bottles save £6 = £7.99
This wine literally wraps itself around every corner of your mouth with its dark plum fruits, sweet tannins and dark chocolate and mocha notes.

Catena Malbec 2008, Mendoza
£11.99
Buy 2 bottles save £4 = £9.99
Elegantly structured, and showing ripe blackberry and blackcurrant fruit flavours, subtle vanilla and plenty of peppery spice.

Viñalba Gran Reserva Malbec 2008, Mendoza New!
£13.99
A generous nose of warm plum-pudding-like fruit, lifted by soft vanilla and flower petal notes. The tannins are muscular yet smooth and voluptuous. Enjoy with steak or venison.

New Zealand FlagNew Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Montana Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Brancott Estate, Marlborough
£8.99
Buy 2 bottles save £6 = £5.99
With vibrant aromas of tropical fruits and gooseberry, the bracing acidity is tempered by concentrated green fruits and citrus, with a reviving, fresh finish.

The Ned Waihopai River Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Marlborough
£9.99
Buy 2 bottles save £7 = £6.49
A nose of nettles and grass combines with a smoky herbal twist on the palate. The stony terroir imparts a subtle gunflint minerality delivering extra complexity.

Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Awatere Valley
£9.99
Buy 2 bottles save £6 = £6.99
The fruit for this wine was harvested at night to preserve flavour and freshness. The citrus and mineral notes make it perfect with whitebait or chargrilled squid.

French FlagBordeaux

Bread & PateChâteau de Sours Rosé 2009/10, Bordeaux
£9.99
Buy 2 bottles save £4 = £7.99
A deep, bright-coloured rosé with rich strawberry and plum fruit flavours and a long lingering finish. Try with cold meats and pâtes.

Château La Vicomtesse 2007, St-Estèphe New!
£9.99
The second wine of Château Laffitte-Carcasset, this displays black fruit and subtle smoky wood and liquorice notes. Delicious with beef Bourguignon.

Château Tayac 2007, Cru Bourgeois, Margaux New!
£14.99
Open and complex with liquorice and cinnamon nuances intermingling with the fine blackcurrant core. Serve with red meat or game, or mature hard cheese.

Making the perfect match

Dinner PartyA beefed-up holiday season is coming, with more time to entertain family and friends. Just as well both the New World and the Old are your oyster. From Californian Zinfandel for robust red meats to a mellow French white that brings out the best in your seafood, here are our top taste pairings.

New World

Ravenswood Vintners Blend Zinfandel 2007, California
£4.99
Aged for 12 months in 100% French oak. Raspberry, black cherry and spicy hints of oak means this will pair well with simple but robust red meat dishes.

Bellingham ‘The Bernard Series’ Viognier 2009, Western Cape, South Africa
£10.99
Buy any 2 South African wines save 20% = £8.79
Layers of tropical fruit, citrus, limestone and oak combine with hints of vanillin spices and honeysuckle. A superb match for grilled pork chops with caramelised apple wedges.

Bellingham ‘The Bernard Series’ Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2009, Western Cape, South Africa
£10.99
Buy any 2 South African wines save 20% = £8.79
Peach, lychee, rose petal and spice are complemented by spicy undertones of white pepper and cinnamon. Great served with creamy seafood dishes.

France

Pan Fried FishPaul Mas Estate ‘La Forge Vineyard’ Marsanne 2009, PGI Pays d’Oc
£8.99
Buy 2 bottles save £5 = £6.49
Rich and mellow with aromas of white flower and hazelnut alongside delicious pear and honey flavours. Perfectly suited to fish dishes: from delicate to full-flavoured.

Paul Mas Estate ‘Savignac Vineyard’ Mourvèdre 2009/10, PGI Pays d’Oc
£8.99
Buy 2 bottles save £5 = £6.49
Slightly rustic in character, this reveals abundant blackberry fruit and hints of pudding spices. Ideal with grilled lamb or richly flavoured Mediterranean dishes.

Côtes-du-Rhône Belleruche 2009, M.Chapoutier
£8.99
Buy 2 bottles save £4 = £6.99
With aromas of earthy minerals and spice, the palate reveals blackberry and cherry fruit, liquorice notes and smooth tannins. Will partner most rich meat dishes to perfection.

Château de Mercey Hautes Côtes de Beaune Chardonnay 2005, Domaine Rodet
£9.99
Buy 2 bottles save £4 = £7.99
Boasting a nose of honey and white flowers, the palate is full of minerality with exotic flavours and a rounded finish. Try with pan fried sole in sage and lemon butter.

Champagne specials

Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV
Spcial Offer! £33.00 £28.00

Laurent-Perrier Rosé NV
Special Offer! £55.00 £45.00

A Royal Toast

We’ve assembled a fine troop of easy-to-drink party Champagnes and sparkling wines for your inspection. What better excuse to toast a future King and Queen? After all, Royal weddings don’t happen every day.

Undurraga Brut NV, Chile
Special Offer! £9.99 £4.99
A great sparkling wine for toasting – dry and fresh with lime and grapefruit flavours alongside elegant bubbles.

Lindauer Special Reserve Blanc de Blancs NV, New Zealand
Special Offer! £11.99 £7.99
Spending 24 months on its lees, this comes from 100% Chardonnay grapes, which also give Champagne their elegance. Citrus fruit and a slight creaminess make this a superb apéritif.

Jacquart Brut Tradition NV
Special offer! £15.00
Showing delicious notes of marzipan, yeast and freshly baked croissants, this is cracking value and perfect for a gathering of friends and family this Easter.

Nicolas Feuillatte Rosé NV New!
Good value! £20.00
A delicate salmon pink rosé, made in Feuillatte’s soft, welcoming style. The mousse is fine and the nose is one of intense blueberry and raspberry notes.

Heidsieck Gold Top 2005
Good value! £20.00
This vintage Champagne is soft and rich, with hints of citrus, apple and subtle vanilla notes. A must-have for those planning on partying in style over the holidays.

Bollinger Special Cuvée NV
Special Offer! £37.00 £30.00
Bollinger is made from first-run juice only, and the majority of vineyards used have Premier and Grand Cru status, resulting in a full-bodied Champagne of great class.

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If these special offers are calling out to you then look no further… browse them all in our Easter offers section at Majestic online here!

Don’t forget you can also read our latest Spring edition of Grape to Glass online. The e-brochure of our our seasonal wine guide can be viewed online here.

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