Champagnes

Our 10 favourite Champagnes of the month

Chosen by Whisky Exchange co-founder Sukhinder Singh and head buyer Dawn Davies MW

  • Roger Coulon Rosélie Rosé de Saignée Brut NV Champagne

    75cl / 12%

    Roger Coulon Rosélie Rosé de Saignée Brut NV Champagne

    Champagne Roger Coulon is made up of 10 hectares spread over premier cru vineyards. Their vines are 40 years old on average and they practice sustainable viticulture.

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    £59.95

    £79.93 per litre

  • Piper Heidsieck Millesime 2007 Rare Rose Champagne

    75cl / 12%

    Piper Heidsieck Millesime 2007 Rare Rose Champagne

    2007 is the first vintage of Piper Heidsieck Rare Rosé. Aged for eight years in the Champagne house's cellars, this has notes of pomegranate, vanilla, passion fruit and exotic herbs.

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    £325

    £433.33 per litre

  • Pierre Legras Blanc de Noirs Millesime 2013

    75cl / 12%

    Pierre Legras Blanc de Noirs Millesime 2013

    Pierre Legras was born in 1662 in Chouilly, in the heart of the Cotes des Blancs, 11 generations later Vincent Legras started Pierre Legras Champagne and now owns 10 hectares of land mainly planted with Chardonnay. This is his only Pinot dominated wine in the stable of elegant chardonnays. It is full-bodied with notes of cranberry and blackberry, with a twist of violet. Try this Champagne with roasted duck.

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    £36.25

    £48.33 per litre

  • Henri Giraud Esprit Nature Champagne

    75cl / 12%

    Henri Giraud Esprit Nature Champagne

    A replacement for Esprit Brut, this blend of 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay is creamy and fruity with notes of red berries, mint and toasted brioche.

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    £39.95

    £53.27 per litre

  • Ayala Blanc de Blancs 2012 Champagne

    75cl / 12%

    Ayala Blanc de Blancs 2012 Champagne

    Ayala only produce its blanc de blancs in limited quantities, and only do so in the best vintages. They use only grapes from Grand Cru vineyards to showcase the purity of the Chardonnay. The wine is fresh and vibrant with pink lady apples, white flowers and hints of nutmeg, fresh lemon and yellow plums. A lovely aperitif that works equally with roast dover sole.

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    £52.45

    £69.93 per litre

  • Jean Velut Noir de Craie Blanc de Noir Brut

    75cl / 12.5%

    Jean Velut Noir de Craie Blanc de Noir Brut

    In the 1960's Jean Velut and his wife had to give up their farm land near the city of Troyes. They instead moved to land they held in Champagne and decided to develop a vineyard. Today they have seven and a half hectares of land and farm this sustainably. The palate is full-bodied, with some red fruits and plum and a hint of Golden Delicious apple.

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    £34.95

    £46.60 per litre

  • Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne

    75cl / 12%

    Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Blancs NV Champagne

    Charles Heidsieck is the smallest of all the Grand Marques but is one of the top in terms of quality. Over the last three decades their winemakers have won 'Sparkling Winemaker of the Year' an unprecedented 15 times.

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    £65.95

    £87.93 per litre

  • Veuve Clicquot Rose 2008 Vintage Champagne / Gift Box

    75cl / 12%

    Veuve Clicquot Rose 2008 Vintage Champagne / Gift Box

    A gift-boxed bottle of delicious vintage rosé fizz from the maestros at Veuve Clicquot. Dependably brilliant, with a depth of flavour and complexity very rarely found.

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    £64.45

    £85.93 per litre

  • Pol Roger 2002 Vintage Champagne

    75cl / 12.5%

    Pol Roger 2002 Vintage Champagne

    Only released in 2012, this is Pol Roger's entry into the market for the excellent 2002 vintage - commonly thought to be the best since the legendary 1990. Aged for 9 years in their deep, cool cellars it's rich and ripe already but ready for further aging.

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    £125

    £166.67 per litre

  • Xavier Alexandre Blanc de Blanc 2011 Champagne

    75cl / 12%

    Xavier Alexandre Blanc de Blanc 2011 Champagne

    This small grower in Champagne has vineyards spread over seven hectares in 10 villages in the Marne, which they work sustainably. The vineyards and cellars was passed from father to son and they have been producing Champagne since 1933. This 100% Chardonnay Champagne has a very pretty floral character with hints of pear Tatin. This is a delicate, elegant champagne that works wonderfully as an aperitif.

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    £31.25

    £41.67 per litre