Our experts have chosen top sparkling wines and Champagne tasted in the past year. See five of the best below. And you can find more in the current issue of Decanter magazine...

Best sparkling wines of 2016

Decanter experts around the world named the five bottles under £55 that impressed them most this year, of any wine style.

These were re-tasted by a panel of Decanter tastings director Christelle Guibert, Sarah Jane Evans MW and Andy Howard MW. They picked the below as the most exciting sparkling wines of 2016.

This is part of best wines of 2016 series. Look out for more wines in the next week.


Any scores on the wines below are from original tastings. The wines were re-tasted by our panel for the most exciting wines of 2016. 

Veuve Clicquot, Vintage Reserve, Champagne

Veuve Clicquot, Champagne 2008

It is quite something to be invited to the launch of Champagne Veuve Clicquot 2008 at Clos des Lambrays, one…

Points 96