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Sparkling Wine Features and Reviews

Top 10 Prestige Cuvées, the finest bubbly money can buy

While Champagne and other sparkling wines are commonly uncorked at celebrations, a glass of bubbly can fit any occasion. Liven up your palate by looking through our selections of some of the best sparkling wines.

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Chandon Brut Classic features complex flavors of apple, pear and almond

Domaine Chandon Brut Classic
Domaine Chandon was established in 1973 as the first French-owned sparkling wine house in the United States. The Brut Classic offers complex flavors of apple, pear and citrus, along with a refreshingly dry finish of almond and caramel.

Rating: 14/20


Champagne Henriot Burt Souverain has notes of white flower and citrus fruit

Champagne Henriot Brut Souverain
Champagne Henriot Brut Souverain is a blend of more than 25 crus. It displays a light gold color and fine bubbles, along with a nose of citrus, elderflower and toasted almond. On the palate, fresh citrus notes are balanced by hints of pastry, leaving a refreshing finish.

Rating: 15/20


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GAYOT's Top 10 Sweet Sparkling Wines include picks that suit any occasion
Top 10 Sweet Sparkling Wines
Who says sparkling wines are only for special occasions? Try GAYOT's Top 10 Sweet Sparkling Wines for bubbly with crisp, fruity and floral flavors that are sure to delight your palate.

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Top Champagnes & Sparklers

GAYOT's Top 10 Champagne and sparkling wine lists have plenty of options at a variety of price points

GAYOT's Top 10 Champagne and sparkling wine lists cover a myriad of styles and types at a variety of price points to make sure everyone can find the perfect bottle of bubbly.

Top 10 Prestige Cuvées

Top 10 Rosé Champagnes

Top 10 Mid-Range Champagnes

Top 10 Value Champagnes

Top 10 Budget Champagnes

Top 10 Affordable Champagnes

Top 10 Demi-Sec Champagnes

Top Extra Brut Champagnes

Top 10 Sweet Sparkling

Top 10 Sparkling Wines

Top 10 American Sparkling

Top Champagnes

Top Sparklers

More About Champagnes & Sparkling Wines

GAYOT's Champagne and sparkling wine guides will keep you in the know about all things sparkling

Whether you've just had your first alluring sip of Champagne or are a seasoned aficionado, GAYOT's Champagne and sparkling wine guides provide something for everyone.

The Origin of Champagne

Champagne 101: The Basics

How Sparkling Wine Is Made

Guide to Prestige Cuvées

Celebs' Fave Champagnes

Champagne Books

Wine Tastings & Events

Food & Wine Pairing

72 Hours in Reims, France

Articles on Bubbly


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