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Top Rated Champagnes

Veuve Clicquot's vineyards in Champagne, France


We have compiled some of the best Champagnes that we have tasted, starting with our highest rated wines. When we use the word Champagne, we only refer to sparkling wine from Champagne, France. For bubbly made elsewhere, see our Top Rated Sparkling Wines.


Champagne Krug
Clos D'Ambonnay 1996
Champagne, France
19/20

$2,250

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Dom Pérignon

Rosé Oenothèque 1990
Champagne, France
18.5/20

$1,000

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Champagne Henriot
1976 Cuvée des Enchanteleurs
Reims, Champagne, France
18/20

$n/a

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Champagne Salon
1997 Blanc de Blancs Le Mesnil
Champagne, France
18/20

$250

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Dom Pérignon
2000 Rosé Vintage
Champagne, France
18/20

$400

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Champagne Philipponnat
1998 Clos des Goisses Brut
Mareuil sur Ay, Champagne, France
17.5/20
$240

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Champagne Dom Pérignon
1996 Rosé
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20

$400

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Champagne Dom Pérignon
2000 Vintage Brut
Champagne, France
17/20

$120

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Champagne Henriot
1995 Cuvée des Enchanteleurs
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20
$130

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Champagne Krug
Grande Cuvée Brut
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20
$100

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte
1997 Palmes d'Or Brut Vintage
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20
$120

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Champagne Perrier-Jouët
1999 Fleur de Champagne Blanc de Blancs

Côte de Blancs, Champagne, France
17/20
$220

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Champagne Perrier-Jouët
2004 Belle Epoque Brut

Côte de Blancs, Champagne, France
17/20
$140

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Champagne Pommery
1998 Cuvée Louise Brut

Champagne, France
17/20

$185

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Champagne Taittinger
2003 Comtes de Champagne Rosé
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20
$300

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Champagne Charles Heidsieck
NV Rosé Réserve
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$75

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Champagne Delamotte
Rosé Brut
Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Champagne, France
16.5/20
$105

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Champagne Deutz
1997 Brut Rosé
Reims, Champagne, France
16.5/20
$60

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Champagne Gosset
2000 Grand Millésimé Brut
Champagne, France
16.5/20
$100

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Champagne Henriot
1998 Henriot Brut Millésimé
Reims, Champagne, France
16.5/20
$70

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Champagne Lanson
Noble Cuvée Brut Rosé
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$179

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Champagne Perrier-Jouet

2002 Fleur de Champagne Rosé
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$299

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Champagne Piper-Heidsieck
1999 Rare Millesime
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$250

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Champagne Pol Roger
1995 Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$196

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Champagne Pol Roger
1999 Brut Blanc de Blancs
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$120

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Champagne Pol Roger
2000 Brut Rosé
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$114

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Champagne Pommery
N.V. Brut Rosé
Reims, Champagne, France
16.5/20
$70

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Champagne Lanson
Noble Cuvée Brut Rosé
Champagne, France
16.5/20

$179

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Champagne Cattier
Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses
Champagne, France
16/20

$105

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Champagne Deutz
1998 Vintage Brut
Champagne, France
16/20

$62

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Champagne Henriot
Rosé Brut
Reims, Champagne, France
16/20

$55

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Champagne Henriot
1990 Brut Millésimé
Reims, Champagne, France
16/20
$500

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte
1999 Cuvée 225 Brut
Epernay, Champagne, France
16/20

$115

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte
1995 Vintage Cuvée Spéciale Millesime Brut
Epernay, Champagne, France
16/20

$57

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte
2003 Palmes d'Or Rosé Vintage
Epernay, Champagne, France
16/20

$200

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Champagne Pol Roger
2002 Rosé Vintage

Champagne, France
16/20
$130

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Champagne Veuve Clicquot
2002 Vintage Brut
Champagne, France
16/20

$75

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Champagne Armand de Brignac
Brut Gold
Champagne, France
15.5/20
$300

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Champagne Bollinger
NV Brut Rosé
Champagne, France
15.5/20
$100

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Champagne Charles Heidsieck
Brut Réserve
Reims, Champagne, France
15.5/20

$40

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Champagne Devaux
Cuvée D
Champagne, France
15.5/20

$66

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Champagne G.H. Mumm
Brut Grand Cru
Reims, France
15.5/20

$55

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Champagne Gosset
Brut Excellence
Champagne, France
15.5/20

$44

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Champagne Laurent-Perrier
1997 Brut Millésimé
Tours Sur Marne, France
15.5/20
$60

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Champagne Pol Roger
Brut NV
Epernay, Champagne, France
15.5/20
$40


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Champagne Ruinart
Brut Rosé NV
Champagne, France
15.5/20

$80


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Champagne Taittinger
2002 Brut Millésimé
Reims, France
15.5/20
$90

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Champagne Taittinger
Nocturne
Reims, Champagne, France
15.5/20
$65

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Champagne Veuve Clicquot
Rosé
Champagne, France
15.5/20

$50

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Champagne Vranken
1999 Diamant Blanc Millésime
Champagne, France
15.5/20

$
140

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Champagne Besserat de Bellefon
Cuvée des Moines Blanc de Blancs
Champagne, France
15/20

$65

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Champagne Bruno Paillard
Première Cuvée Brut Rosé
Champagne, France
15/20
$64

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Champagne Charles de Cazanove
1998 Le Stradivarius
Champagne, France
15/20

$82

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Champagne Collet
Esprit Couture Brut
Champagne, France
15/20

$115

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Champagne Duval-Leroy
Brut
Vertus, Champagne, France
15/20
$30

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Champagne Henri Giraud
Esprit de Giraud Rosé
Champagne, France
15/20

$60


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Champagne Henri Giraud
Code Noir
Champagne, France
15/20

$95

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Champagne Laurent-Perrier
Cuvée Rosé Brut
Tours Sur-Marne, France
15/20
$80

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Champagne Taittinger
Prestige Rosé Brut
Reims, France
15/20

$60

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Champagne Taittinger
NV Prélude Grands Crus
Champagne, France
15/20

$90

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Champagne Vilmart & Cie
1998 Cuvée Création Brut
Champagne, France
15/20

$105

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Champagne Besserat de Bellefon
Cuvée des Moines Brut Rosé
Champagne, France
14.5/20

$50

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Champagne Charles de Cazanove
Le Rosé
Reims, Champagne, France
14.5/20
$59

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Champagne Henriot
Brut Souverain
Champagne, France
14.5/20

$40

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Champagne Jean Milan
Carte Blanche Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Brut
Champagne, France
14.5/20

$50

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Champagne Moët & Chandon
1996 Millésime Rosé

Epernay, Champagne, France
14.5/20
$50

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Champagne Moutardier
NV Carte d'Or Brut
Champagne, France
14.5/20
$32

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Champagne Mumm
Grand Cru

Reims, Champagne, France
14.5/20
$60

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte
Brut

Epernay, Champagne, France
14.5/20
$27

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Champagne Piper-Heidsieck
1998 Brut Vintage

Reims, Champagne, France
14.5/20
$55

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Champagne Pommery
Brut Apanage
Champagne, France
14.5/20

$50

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Champagne Pommery
POP

Reims, Champagne, France
14.5/20
$35

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Champagne Taittinger
Brut La Française
Reims, France
14.5/20
$45

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Champagne Cattier
NV Brut Antique
Champagne, France
14/20
$37

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Champagne Charles de Cazanove
Le Premier Cru
Reims, Champagne, France
14/20
$58

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Champagne Duval-Leroy
Rosé de Saignée
Vertus, Champagne, France
14/20
$50

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Champagne Pierre Morlet
Rosé Grande Réserve
Avenay-Val-D'or, Champagne, France
14/20
$45

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Champagne de Venoge
Cordon Bleu Brut Sélect
Épernay, Champagne, France
14/20
$49

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Champagne Mumm
Joyesse
Reims, France
13.5/20
$36

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Champagne Piper-Heidsieck
Cuvée Sublime
Reims, Champagne, France
13/20
$38

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Champagne Piper-Heidsieck
Rosé Sauvage
Reims, Champagne, France
13/20
$45


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