Aldi is combining two delicious products this Christmas with release of its chocolate wine

Sweet tooth Scots are about to have their wishes answered this festive season as Aldi unveils a new chocolate wine.

Published 18th Oct 2017
Updated 21 st Sep 2023

The distinctive new wine is being released as part of the discount supermarket's sweet dessert wine range and comes in at an impressive £9.99 a 500ml bottle, meaning that even if you're not sure the combination will work it's rather inexpensive to try out.

Described as "a chocolate lover's dream", the Rubis Chocolate Wine is made by blending Tempranillo grapes with premium chocolate essences to produce a fortified wine that's 'highly indulgent' and has hints of smooth dark chocolate, fruits and dried figs.

The dessert wine range will also include a fruity Semillon, a Bordeaux dessert wine and a rice pudding wine and will launch this November.


Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.
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