Champagne and Sparkling
What are the different types of Champagne and Sparkling Wines?
One of the more luxurious, lavishing, and spectacular types of liqueur. Champagne has been around for centuries and has always been a pinnacle of pristine wealth. Champagne technically is a French sparkling wine that yields from Champagne, France. The fertile soil and climate make the champagne grapes ripe, juicy, and full of flavor. Most vineyards practice their own fermentation process to make their champagne taste more carbonated.
Top name brands that are recommended to drink in 2022:
Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Luminous Brut Champagne is a beautiful and tasty champagne one can enjoy with their loved one. The bottle carries a vibrant and beautiful glow when lit. The champagne carries flavors of peaches, apples, honey, grapefruit, pear, citrus, and honey. This champagne makes a great Mimosa.
Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut Champagne is another prestigious vineyard and champagne. Moet & Chandon grew their franchise and explored some new ways of crafting this award-winning champagne. Nectar and citrus flavors give it a nice and sweet touch on the palate. The medium-bodied flavor carries a balanced flavor of smokiness, dried pineapple, salted almonds, and white peaches. Best served chilled to give it that crisp and refreshing taste.
- Brut: very dry, uncut, dense, raw, parchedness
- Extra Brut: driest forms of sparkling wine
- Brut Nature: zero dosage, driest style of sparkling wine with zero sugar added. 0-3 grams added after fermentation.
- Sec: half-dry - between 17 and 32 grams per liter of raw run-off sugar.
- Demi-Sec: medium sweet, refreshing, less-sugar, half-dry flavored.
- Doux: Sweetest champagne there is, “wet” in French, more than 50 grams of sugar per liter of run-off sugar.
Blanc de Blancs: white grapes - light, refreshing, and light taste.
Blanc de Noirs: rare to find, stiff, and rich flavored.
Extra Dry: extra dry, crisp, less-sugar, strong-flavored, parched flavor
The best occasion to pop a champagne bottle or sparkling wine:
Times are tough now due to COVID-19 and other various factors in light of the economic collapse. One can find champagne online without any issues and it’s one of the safest ways to make sure you and your family are safe. Finding sparkling wine online couldn’t be easier by going on www.cwspirits.com! Many people are looking for reasons to celebrate and forget the issues they deal with today. Champagne has always brought smiles and laughter to people and is rarely opened.
- After your employer gives you a promotion or raise one may feel delighted to pop open a bottle of their finest.
- Most people propose to their spouse/fiance and open up a bottle of bubbly. “Sometimes even dropping the rock in the glass” is definitely a great way to seal the deal. Just make sure it’s visible.
- Dinner parties call for gatherings and celebrations. Who doesn’t like a nice toast for dessert with a bottle of champagne?
- Weddings are a great venue and occasion for the groom and bride to open their favorites.
- Launch parties are a great way to celebrate a partnership with new clients and colleagues.
- Selling or buying a home can be stressful but yet a happy occasion.
- Holidays (New Year’s) and family gatherings bring in true warmth and happiness.
Best food to pair with sparkling wine:
When dining most people need to wash down their food with a cold, refreshing, carbonated beverage.They buy champagne to match and better their palate. Champagne an be enjoyed with most courses and is best drank at a chilled temperature and kept in an ice bucket ⅓ filled with water and the rest in ice. Below are some favorite dishes and foods champagne could go with.
Caviar: non-vintage (old)
Duck: vintage (within 10 years of age)
Fatty meats: demi-sec
Goat’s Cheese: non-vintage (within 5 years of age)
Herby foods: rosé
Red meat: rosé
Salmon: vintage (older years)
Seafood: rosé (non-vintage)
Truffles: vintage (old)
Veal: blanc de noirs
White fish: blanc de blancs
Deviled Eggs, easy on spice
Pasta with caviar
Grilled Salmon with or without cream
Duck with Orange Sauce
Crispy Fried Chicken
Steak with Brut Champagne
Caviar with Blanc de Blancs
Light Fish with Blanc de Blancs
Spicy Food with Rosé
Cured meats or fish with Rosé
Mac n’ Cheese
Fish n’ Chips
Celebrate often and drink Champagne! Excellent choice to go with most foods if paired correctly.
What are the most popular Champagnes & Sparkling Wines?
Who doesn’t like champagne and sparkling wines? That’s right, no one! Stay stocked up during the holiday season and cold months. Country Wine & Spirits carries a variety of popular champagnes and sparkling wines that rank among the best in the world. Buy champagnes online!
Here are some of our favorite sparkling wine champagne to buy online!
Beau Joie Special Cuvee Brut Rosé Champagne has light, crisp, and refreshing flavors. Followed by notes of apple, green apple, pears, strawberries, watermelon, apricots, citrus, lemon, grapefruit, tangerine, pecans, brioche, almond, toast, and honey. One can enjoy grilled salmon, tuna, halibut, shellfish, mild and soft cheeses, or pork dishes. Beau Joie Special Cuvee Brut Rose is mixed 50% with Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay which gives it the perfect and delicate rose petal color.
Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne (375 ML) has a perfect balanced flavor, aromas of brioche and vanilla, structured tastes, with complex flavors. Veuve Clicquot Brut can be enjoyed with duck, fish tartar, blinis, and soft cheeses.
Moet & Chandon Imperial Rosé Champagne has a dry and tarty flavor with light flavors of strawberries and strong cherry hints. Moet & Chandon is one the more prestigious sparkling wines on the market and has a great flavor and texture. Moet & Chandon Imperial Rose goes well with seafood, shrimp, pasta, rice, artichokes, roasted or smoked meats, spicy dishes, veal, chicken breast, and pork tenderloin. Bring joy in during the holidays with a bottle of Moet & Chandon Imperial Rose Champagne.
Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Luminous Brut Champagne is a bottle that will light up your night. The luminous bottle lights up when you’re enjoying your evening with family and friends. The rich flavors of peach, grapefruit, honey, floral, citrus, pear, apple, and other fruit. Drink with a garnish of orange or drink it straight. Enjoy your favorite seafood or favorite fruit tart along with a glass of the finest Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Brut Champagne.
Armand De Brignac Brut Rosé (Ace of Spades) Champagne Naked Bottle is an exclusive one of a kind champagne that will turn your celebration or New Year’s around. When you pop open a bottle of Ace of Spades you are welcoming a new type of luxury. The rich flavors of red fruit, baked pastries, and powerful flavors come out. Some great dishes can be served with Armand De Brignac Brut Rosé Aces of Spades Naked Bottle Champagne. Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Ravioli is a great dish during the cold winter months as well as the Chicken Mulligatawny Soup. These dishes will bring smiles to your family as well you get to enjoy one of the better tasting champagnes the world has to offer.Luc Belaire Rare Luxe is a well-balanced sparkling champagne with rich aromas of peach, apricot, grapefruit, and brioche. The crisp flavors give it a rich taste on your palate and refreshing flavors come through. One can enjoy their dessert with a bottle of Luc Belaire Rare Luxe. Sweet flavors of strawberries, grapefruit, and grapes go well with this sparkling wine.