Tom Stevenson's top 12 rosé Champagnes - plus 3 English alternatives

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Charles Heidsieck, Brut Réserve Rosé NV

The mellow, pale salmon colour of this classy Champagne reflects the perfect maturity of its sublimely smooth and deliciously rich fruit with its intriguing hints of toast and patisserie. This is as good as a non-vintage rosé Champagne can get. 19pts/20
Price: £47.95–£56.50 Dickens House Wine, Harrods, Soho Wine Supply, The Online Offlicence
Drink: 2011
Alc: 12%