PORT lovers can super-size their Christmas tipple this 12 months, as Aldi is promoting it by the GALLON.
The grocery store has launched an enormous 4.5l bottle of the stuff – equal to 6 regular sized bottles – which it’s promoting for £99.
Aldi is promoting this big bottle of port for £99.
Port jeroboams are sometimes discovered at costlier retailers, however that is the primary time Aldi has bought one.
It says the 10-year-old Tawny Port is “wealthy and stylish combining aromas of fruit, a touch of nuttiness and refined notes of chocolate, oak wooden and butterscotch”.
Aldi suggests serving it with Christmas pudding, desserts, walnuts and cheese boards.
It is going to solely be out there on the Aldi web site, not in shops, and you may snap one up from 9 November. Supply is free in case your order prices greater than £30.
Port solely lasts for a number of weeks when you pop the highest although, so solely take into account shopping for it if you happen to’re assured it received’t be deserted in the back of the cabinet.
Should you’re unsure whether or not you’ll get via the complete gallon, Aldi additionally has a 75cl bottle of 40-year-old tawny port for £34.99.
It additionally has a budget-friendly ruby port for £6.49 – that means you might get 15 bottles for a similar worth because the Jeroboam.
Different supermarkets even have plenty of affords on in the mean time for fortified wine followers preparing for the festive season.
At Sainsbury’s you may get a 75cl bottle of Taylor’s Late Bottled Classic Port for £10 as an alternative of £15, whereas Tesco has the identical provide on a 1l bottle of Cockburn’s Particular Reserve Port till 16 November.
Asda is promoting the 75cl Cockburn’s Particular Reserve for £7.50 moderately than £12, and has additionally rolled again its Dow’s Crusted Port from £17.50 to £13.50.
It’s also promoting a £4 Shiraz-Merlot that simply won gold in an international wine competition.
In the meantime, Aldi and Saisnbury’s have simply launched the primary bottles of of pink prosecco within the UK.