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Veuve Clicquot's vineyards in Champagne, France

We have compiled the best previously featured 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
Grande Année Brut
Reims, Champagne, France
17.5/20

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Champagne Taittinger
1999 Comtes de Champagne Rosé
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20

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Champagne Taittinger
1995 Comtes de Champagne Blanc De Blancs
Reims, Champagne, France
17/20


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Champagne Jacquart
NV Prestige Cuvée Brut de Nominée
Champagne, France
15.5/20

$65

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Champagne Taittinger
1999 Brut Millésimé

Reims, Champagne, France
15.5/20
$65

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

$44

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Champagne Louis Roederer
Louis Roederer Brut Premier
Reims, Champagne, France
14.5/20

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Champagne Jean Milan
"Cuvée Tendresse" Sec, N.V.
France
14/20

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Champagne Mumm
Brut Rosé
France
14/20

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Champagne Mumm
Cuvée M
Napa Valley, CA
13/20


TOP CHAMPAGNES & SPARKLERS

GAYOT's Top 10 Champagne and sparkling wine lists are full of options at a variety of price points (photo via Flickr user Mathijs Delva)

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.

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MORE ABOUT CHAMPAGNES & SPARKLING WINES

GAYOT's Champagne and sparkling wine guides will keep you in the know about all things sparkling (photo via Flickr user stvan4245)

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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