Vintage Wine Gifts | ANNIVERSARY GIFTS | Rent a Vine Gift
How about giving someone the chance to rent their own row of vines in a St Emilion Grand Cru vineyard?St Emilion lies on the right bank of Bordeaux, to the east of the city. It is a small pretty town full of ancient buildings bisected by narrow streets, surrounded on all sides by vineyards. Based on the Merlot and Cabernet Franc grape varieties the wines are world famous. The vineyard of Chateau de la Cour is a nine hectares estate with 25 year old vines. It is owned by master winemaker Hughes Delacour. Since purchasing the vineyard in '95 he has produced outstanding gold medal winning wines that sell all over the world.www.vintagewinegifts.co.uk now offer you the chance to give a gift of a row of vines to a friend or loved one so that they may experience the thrill of renting Grand Cru vines in France.The gift includes a certificate, three bottles of the 2016 vintage plus the opportunity to visit the Chateau and have a personal tour and guided tasting.
This vine rental includes:The gift certificate, three bottles from the 2016 Grand Cru vintage (value £119.91), all shipped in separate silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £44.97] our limited edition 'Great First Growths of Bordeaux' Print (worth £49.97) and the chance to buy the latest vintage release at preferential rates.
What is written on the gift certificate?The certificate has been signed by the wine maker and the wine buyer at vintagewinegifts.co.uk and has the name of the recipient and sender printed on it.Is the certificate framed?No, but the A4 size means that ready made frames are available at many high street locations. Is the wine delivered to my door?Yes the wine is delivered direct to your door. Please advise on the order when someone will be available to sign for the gift.Do you deliver to countries outside the UK?Yes, but there will be additional delivery charges that will come up in the checkout once you have selected the destination..How long does the rental last?The rental has no expiry date.Do I receive updates from the vineyard?Yes, we will provide you with not just a harvest report but will also inform you when the wines win medals at prestigious tasting competitions.Are there any other costs?No, the £159.97 is the only amount you pay for the gift. Additional bottles purchased in later years are chargeable.Does the rental period have a time limit?Unlike other schemes that want you to pay for a renewal each year, our scheme offers you the rental for an unlimited time and will offer you the latest vintages at preferential prices for ever.
What exactly do I receive?This vine rental includes:The gift certificate, a wine thermometer (value £19.97), one 70cls bottle Delord Freres Fine Armagnac (value £39.97), one 70cls bottle Delord Freres Bas Armagnac VSOP (value £44.97), one 70cl bottle Delord Freres Bas Armagnac Napoleon (value £49.97) and one 70cl bottle Delord Freres Bas Armagnac XO (value £59.97), all shipped in separate silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £44.97] and the chance to buy the latest vintage release at preferential rates.What vines are planted at Delord Freres?Situated in Bas-Armagnac, the vineyards are made up of Colombard, Ugni Blanc and Folle Blanche grape varieties.What is the History of Delord Freres?It was Prosper Delord, a travelling distiller, who initially fell in love with the magnificent eau-de-vie of Armagnac. In 1893, he founded the house of Delord that became the Armagnac Delord Brothers, when his two sons Gaston and Georges took over the alambic still and followed in their father's footsteps with the same passion for Armagnac. Today, Gaston's sons Jacques and Pierre Delord continue the family tradition, along with the next generation, Jérôme and Sylvain. They can offer you not just a tour of the distillery, but also a tasting of the fantastic Armagnacs they produce. There are no additional costs for visiting the vineyard or for the tasting.Can I buy the Armagnac when I visit the Chateau?Yes you can by all the Delord Freres Armagnacs at fantastic discounts. How long does delivery take?The gift package is available for immediate delivery.Are there any additional delivery costs?No, any additional Armagnacs purchased will be delivered to your door free of charge.