French Champagne

“Pleasure without Champagne is purely artificial.” – Oscar Wilde 

"Champagne! In victory one deserves it, in defeat one needs it.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

Champagne, synonymous with luxury, royalty and celebration, is the world's premier region and appellation for sparkling wine. Despite the colloquial use of the term to mean any sparkling wine, 'Champagne' is a protected term referring only to a wine which is made in the Champagne region in France, using the méthode champenoise, and with grapes grown in the region, the three most important of which are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. 

Champagne comes in a range of styles, from the house style 'NV" or non-vintage, to single vintages, often only released in good years, from dry 'brut' styles, to semi-dry ('demi-sec') or even sweeter, from blanc de blanc (made only from white, typically Chardonnay, grapes) to blanc de noir (made from either pinot noir or meunier), to rosé.

  • Veuve Clicquot N.V.

    Veuve Clicquot N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    95 POINTS - RALPH KYTE-POWELL!   "Grapes from as many as 50 to 60 different Crus go to the blending of Brut Yellow Label. Traditionally, the proportion of each grape variety used is: · 50 to 55% Pinot Noir · 15 to...

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  • Moet Chandon Brut Imperial N.V. 750mL

    Moet Chandon Brut Imperial N.V. 750mL

    Region: France- Champagne

    "A classic that never disappoints."  One of the most recognised and internationally beloved champagnes!     "Brut Imperial is a balanced assemblage of the three vine varieties disclosing a succession of elegant and harmonious...

    $65.00
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  • Champagne Dehours Grande Reserve Brut N.V.

    Champagne Dehours Grande Reserve Brut N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    ARTISAN PRODUCER MAKING MEUNIER-DOMINANT CHAMPAGNE - BOLD AND FLAVOURFUL

      "Since 1996, Jérome Dehours has given life back to this beautiful 14 hectare estate in the Marne Valley in Champagne. Inspired by the great Anselme Selosse, Jérome started with organically-grown vineyards by way of expressing each...

    Qualifies for 10% discount in a straight dozen

    $95.00
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  • Bereche & Fils Premier Cru Le Cran 2013

    Bereche & Fils Premier Cru Le Cran 2013

    Region: France- Champagne

    WINE ADVOCATE 95 POINTS!

      "The 2013 Premier Cru Le Cran is showing especially well, bursting with aromas of pear, mirabelle, crisp yellow orchard fruit and blood orange, complemented by hints of buttery pastry. Medium to full-bodied, layered and multidimensional, it's...

    Current stock: 1

    $235.00
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  • Ruinart Blanc de Blancs N.V. Eco Second Skin

    Ruinart Blanc de Blancs N.V. Eco Second Skin

    Region: France- Champagne

    HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER FOR VERY GOOD REASON

      "A very appealing style that captures the elegance of chardonnay in a way that is still immensely satisfying. The aromas are all based around lemon, grapefruit, fresh floral notes and stone fruits. The palate delivers a ripe impression,...

    Current stock: 3

    $185.00
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  • Taittinger Folies de La Marquetterie N.V.

    Taittinger Folies de La Marquetterie N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    ONE OF TAINTTINGER'S FINEST OFFERINGS

      "Taittinger's NV Brut Folies de la Marquetterie originally derived exclusively from the holdings of the family's historic Château de la Marquetterie in Pierry, but it's now supplemented by other family-held vineyard blocks in Vezernay,...

    Current stock: 11

    $145.00
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  • Billecart Salmon Brut Nature N.V.

    Billecart Salmon Brut Nature N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    ABSOLUTELY SUBLIME CHAMPAGNE SERVED IN TOP RESTAURANTS AROUND THE GLOBE. NO SUGAR ADDED AT DOSAGE.

      "The innovative style of this cuvée remains loyal to the discreet and balanced charm of the three Champenois grape varieties. No sugar has been added to the dosage.  This is a champagne full of brightness and purity. A pale gold...

    Current stock: 3

    $110.00
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  • Bereche & Fils Brut Reserve N.V.

    Bereche & Fils Brut Reserve N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    N.V. GROWER CHAMPAGNE, WITH 35% RESERVE WINE - STUNNING!

      5th generation winemakers continue a strong legacy of powerful and high quality Champagne. "Raphael Bereche is somewhere around the 30-year-mark yet joined his father before his significant birthday in the family Champagne business. Raphael is...

    Current stock: 4

    $110.00
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  • JM Seleque Solessence N.V. 375mL-Half-Bottle

    JM Seleque Solessence N.V. 375mL-Half-Bottle

    Region: France- Champagne

    WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!

      "The Solessence Brut NV delivers lovely aromatic complexity in its blend of apple, pear, meunier floral tones, brioche, chalky minerality, almond and a gently smoky topnote. On the palate the wine is crisp, full-bodied and complex, with a fine...

    Current stock: 1

    $55.00
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  • Champagne Forget-Brimont Premier Cru Brut N.V.

    Champagne Forget-Brimont Premier Cru Brut N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne
    Farming Vegan-friendly

    WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!

      MADE WITH FRUIT FROM THEIR PREMIER CRU VINEYARDS, FORGET-BRIMONT MAKE DELICATE AND CRISP CHAMPAGNE THAT ANYONE CAN ENJOY!    "On the palate, ripe and lively acidity with peaches, apples, lemons, rich and creamy on the finish...

    Qualifies for 10% discount in a straight dozen

    Current stock: 22

    $75.00
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  • Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Blancs N.V.

    Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Blancs N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    JAMES HALLIDAY 97 POINTS! 100% CHARDONNAY, TAUT, GENEROUS AND FULL-BODIED.

         "Charles Heidsieck was one of the very first Champagne Houses to demonstrate its passion for Chardonnay by producing a Blanc de Blancs in its 1949 vintage. There is also evidence that the Maison had produced some...

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    Current stock: 18

    $135.00
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  • Taittinger Brut Millesime 2014

    Taittinger Brut Millesime 2014

    Region: France- Champagne

    92 POINTS ROBERT PARKER!

      "The newly released 2014 Brut Millésimé from Taittinger is showing very well, offering up aromas of white peach, green apple, nougat and freshly baked bread. Medium to full-bodied, bright and incisive, with a charming core of fruit...

    Qualifies for 10% discount in a straight dozen

    Current stock: 19

    $125.00
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  • Larmandier-Bernier Terre de Vertus Premier Cru 2014

    Larmandier-Bernier Terre de Vertus Premier Cru 2014

    Region: France- Champagne

    ONE OF THE MOST DISTINCTIVE AND MINERAL WINES OF THE ENTIRE CHAMPAGNE REGION

      "Terre de Vertus is one of three single-terroir Chardonnay wines produced at this Estate and certainly the most famous. It is from the chalky 1er Cru vineyard plots of Les Barillers and Les Faucherets, situated mid-slope in Vertus. These sites...

    Current stock: 6

    $165.00
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  • JM Seleque Solessence N.V. 1500mL-Magnum

    JM Seleque Solessence N.V. 1500mL-Magnum

    Region: France- Champagne

    WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!

      "The Solessence Brut NV delivers lovely aromatic complexity in its blend of apple, pear, meunier floral tones, brioche, chalky minerality, almond and a gently smoky topnote. On the palate the wine is crisp, full-bodied and complex, with a fine...

    Current stock: 1

    $195.00
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  • JM Seleque Nature Solessence N.V.

    JM Seleque Nature Solessence N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    JAMES SUCKLING 95 POINTS!

      ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS DRY CHAMPAGNE FROM THE "RISING STAR OF THE COTEAUX SUD D'EPERNAY."  "Dried citrus fruit, green apples, bread crumbs, croissant, pain au chocolat, loquat and nectarines. The bubbles here are so, so fine, and the body and...

    Current stock: 2

    $100.00
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  • Champagne Forget-Brimont Premier Cru Rose N.V.

    Champagne Forget-Brimont Premier Cru Rose N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne
    Farming Vegan-friendly

    INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2015: MEDAL WINNER   "40% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay. It is a rosé d’assemblage (blended rosé) that contains around 5% red wine from Champagne. Between 20 and 40% of...

    Current stock: 1

    $80.00
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  • JM Seleque Solessence N.V.

    JM Seleque Solessence N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    WINE FRONT 94 POINTS!   "The Solessence Brut NV delivers lovely aromatic complexity in its blend of apple, pear, meunier floral tones, brioche, chalky minerality, almond and a gently smoky topnote. On the palate the wine is crisp, full-bodied...

    Qualifies for 10% discount in a straight dozen

    Current stock: 17

    $95.00
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  • Vollereaux Cuvee Marguerite 2011

    Vollereaux Cuvee Marguerite 2011

    Region: France- Champagne

    "Vollereaux Cuvée Marguerite is aged sur-lie for seven years, more than twice the time required by appellation rules. The grapes undergo 100% malolactic fermentation. 2008 was the perfect year to create the ninth edition of our Cuvée Marguerite. Harvest...

    Current stock: 4

    $119.00
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  • Thienot Brut N.V.

    Thienot Brut N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    This blend of the three classic Champagne grape varieties forms the signature Thiénot style of finesse, fruit and freshness, offering springtime notes, magnificent balance and a lingering finish. The Champagne House’s great classic. Chardonnay...

    Current stock: 1

    $90.00
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  • Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose N.V.

    Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose N.V.

    Region: France- Champagne

    TYSON STELZER 94 POINTS! "A delightfully composed rose of excellent line, energetic acid backbone and softly mineral mouthfeel. A daring Champagne when it first appeared, owing to the fact it is made from 100% Pinot Noir using the Saignee method...

    Current stock: 5

    $125.00
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