No good celebration occurred without a fabulous glass of champagne to cheers with. Have a special occasion coming up and need some inspiration on what champagne to pour? There are so many great options to choose from that it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. If you are looking for the perfect bubbly drink to accompany your upcoming celebration, check out the six top champagne brands of 2019.
Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut
Moët & Chandon is considered to be one of the best-selling champagne brands in the world. Priced at $46.99 a bottle, if you’re on the hunt for a light and delicate champagne, Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut may just be the perfect one for you. Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut is a very pale straw color with small, active bubbles, with a subtle hint of flowers, vanilla and grapefruit.
Priced at $46.97, Veuve Clicquot is one of the most identifiable French champagne brands in the world of high-end Champagne, you'll always impress people with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot. This champagne is a great combination of sweet and dry, with lush notes of strawberries, citrus and cotton candy. If you're searching for a glass of somewhat sweeter champagne to enjoy with dessert or brunch, go for the Veuve.
Palmer & Co. Brut Reserve
This French favorite is finally becoming readily available in the U.S. This champagne has a rich citrus and pear taste that’s complemented by undertones of toasted nuts and buttery pastry. With a price tag of $63.99, this bottle of bubbly is guaranteed to be a big hit with genuine champagne lovers.
Ruinart Blanc de Blancs
Priced at $79.99, this champagne is ideal for any special occasion. With crisp and creamy notes of honey and just a tiny bit of salt on the finish, this Champagne from Ruinart is truly delightful. This bubbly also has hints of apples, citrus, and oak. This champagne pairs particularly well with a rich baked brie and fatty or oily fish dishes.
Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV
This bubbly is made mostly from a mix of chardonnay and pinot noir grapes. Priced at $57.00, This light champagne has a slightly fruity flavor thanks to the addition of lesser-known Pinot Meunier grapes. If you like a bubbly with a light, flowery, and dry taste, this is the one for you! Pair this champagne with bittersweet chocolate desserts or slightly sour cheeses.
G.H. Mumm Brut Grand Cordon
Priced at $39.99, if you’re a racing fan, this is the perfect champagne for you. This bubbly is a longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby. It has a fresh taste with a hint of citrus and juicy stone fruit, balanced out by a rich, toasty hit of fresh-baked bread. This is the perfect champagne for sipping all day long.
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