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Dec 30

New Year’s Eve Champagnes Under 50.00 Dollars

Champagne Bottle PoppingIt’s that time of the year as we all get ready to embrace 2012. As with any New Year’s Eve many bottles of bubbly will be popped but the real question is will they be truly savored?

As a champagne enthusiast it is my duty to guide you throughout this process and save you money at the same time. Here are some great bubbly suggestions under $50.00 dollars that will certainly not dissapoint!

Bollinger Special Cuvée NV Champagne

Bollinger Special Cuvée NV
Type: Champagne
Region: Champagne
Taste:
A razor sharp, crisp and delicious champagne that oozes quality upon the first sip.
Notes: One of the finest non vintage champagnes hands down.
Approximate Price: $49.99

Je T'aime Brut RoseJe T’aime Brut Rosé
Type: Sparkling Wine
Region: California
Taste: Very balanced fruit flavors that don’t overpower your palette with a very crisp finish.
Notes: Not a true champagne but will make your night if you favor Rosé.
Approximate Price:
$19.99

Pol Roger Brut Reserve
Pol Roger Brut Réserve
Type: Champagne
Region: Champagne
Taste: A very clean and fresh flavor profile that makes for an elegant medium bodied bubbly suitable for toasting or food pairing.
Notes: Lovely color to match a vibrant bubbly.
Approximate Price: $42.00

 Mionetto Prosecco Brut D.o.c.
Mionetto Prosecco Brut D.o.c. Treviso
Type:
Prosecco
Region: Treviso (Italy)
Taste: An intense light bodied Prosecco that is so well balanced it has become one of my personal favorite sparkling wines.
Notes: Prosecco is the Italian comparable to champagne at a fraction of the price.
Approximate Price: $16.00

gosset brut excellence ChampagneGosset Brut Excellence
Type: Champagne
Region: Champagne
Taste: A full bodied selection that is creamy and rich with a beautiful nose of lemon, pear and cake.
Notes: Truly an outstanding effort at this price point.
Approximate Price: $42.00

And as a bonus my good friend and wine professional E. Maxine Lee of In A Fabulous World chooses a bottle that she found to be remarkable for toasting to life.

Duval LeRoy Brut Champagne

Duval-Leroy Brut
Type: Champagne
Region: Champagne
Taste: “Its’ taste is refreshing and slightly dry due to being a brut and is completed with a silky long finish.”
Notes:
“Its’ aroma is floral and fruit forward with hints of peach.  As you sip, you experience true French champagne making.”
Approximate Price:
$36.99

2 comments

  1. Simply K

    Happy New Year to the Flawless Crowns team. Wishing only the ‘white smoke’ of success in 2012.

    1. Martin

      Happy new year Karen. I wish nothing but the best for you and yours!

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