A new year is here but that doesn’t mean it’s time to shun the Champagne. We’re looking out for some of the best Champagne deals, so you can get the best value for money – particularly if one of your resolutions is to drink less, but better.
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) predicted that in the UK, more of us would be turning to Champagne to bring in the start of 2021.
It’s latest market report shows a growth in sales over the three months to October, after a difficult time for this category earlier in the year. Twelve week sales in shops and supermarkets of Champagne in the UK equated to 2.3 million bottles worth £63 million.
‘2020 has been an incredibly difficult year, so it’s great that we can end on a positive note that Champagne sales, after years of decline, are starting to pick up,’ said Miles Beale, chief executive of the WSTA.
‘Many will consider it a little luxury for a festive period when we are having to celebrate at home.’
January Champagne deals
Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé NV Magnum
This rosé Champagne is made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, and full of red fruit flavours. Even better when served from magnum.
£170 Now £135.99 on Amazon UK
Vintage vs Non-vintage Champagne
We got some expert advice on when’s the best time to open your NV Champagne
Don’t forget to look for further savings on multiple bottles too…
Non-vintage Champagne deals
Bollinger Special Cuvée NV
60% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Meunier, this Champagne is recognised as one of the top non vintages out there.
Bollinger Rosé NV
Don’t forget about rosé Champagne in the festive season. This has red fruits and fresh acidity.
Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut
A Champagne house known for elegant wines, this non vintage is no exception.
Taittinger Brut Reserve NV
A fresh and fruity Champagne made from 40% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot Meunier and 35% Pinot Noir.
Pol Roger Brut Reserve
A balanced and elegant expression of the three classic Champagne grapes.
Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial
This nicely balanced Champagne is a blend of the three classic Champagne grapes.
Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne
A restrained and elegant, Chardonnay-dominated blend.
Lanson Black Label NV
A classic, Pinot-driven Champagne that will see you through your celebrations.
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
Champagne’s ‘second most prolific house’, Veuve Clicquot sells an estimates 19 million bottles per year of the yellow label non-vintage.
Ruinart R de Ruinart Brut
From one of Champagne’s oldest houses, this non vintage is a blend of 40% Chardonnay and 60% Pinot Noir.
Louis Roederer Brut Premier
An excellent non-vintage Champagne, which uses all three Champagne grapes, mostly from Roederer’s own estates.
50% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay, a lively non-vintage Champagne.
Krug Grande Cuvée
A blend across many different vintages and wines, Krug is a ‘super multi-vintage of its own kind’.
Laurent-Perrier Rosé NV
An 100% Pinot Noir rosé Champagne, with the colour extracted from skin contact, rather than blending with red wine, like many other Champagnes.
Vintage Champagne deals
Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2012
A great choice for a vintage Champagne this festive season, with an elegant, fruity finish.
Laurent-Perrier Millésimé 2008
50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir, a refined and elegant Champagne.
Veuve Clicquot Vintage 2012
A highly anticipated vintage, this Pinot Noir dominant blend is made from all three Champagne grapes.
Pol Roger Vintage 2012
A blend of 60/40 Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, in a very good year for Pinot in particular.