Decanter’s team hunts the tastings to find exciting Champagnes to celebrate during the festive season.

If you haven’t picked your Christmas Champagnes yet, there’s still time.

Below, we’ve rounded up our top Champagne recommendations to make your choice easy for the festive season. Plus, see our related links for more ideas.

Champagne, of course, comes in several different styles and at many different price levels. There’s often great deals on grower Champagne, as our tasting team found out this year.

Christmas in the UK, more than the US, is also known for cut-price deals on well-known Champagne brands and supermarket own-label bottlings.

Then, there is vintage Champagne and the prestige cuvée level of wines. You can find plenty of these below.



Updated with more Champagnes December 2016.

Top Champagnes for Christmas:

Krug 2002 bottle

Krug 2002 Champagne review

Expert Michael Edwards provides this Krug 2002 Champagne review for Decanter, including score and tasting note.

Points 98