Below are selection of sparklers that won’t break the wallet, but will put the fizz back into your life. Enjoy!
Henri Chauvet Blanc de Noirs Champagne, France,12.5%, £28.50
Want a soft moreish Champagne that sparkles way above its price point? Henri Chauvet’s Blanc de Noirs is a real palate pleaser. Tasted 2021
More info: https://www.privatecellar.co.uk/product-info.asp?id=149
Pommery Blanc de Noirs Champagne, France, 12.5%, £49.00
An easy drinker that has style. A blanc de noirs that combines the biscuity notes with softness beautifully. Tasted 2021
More info: https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/11/pommery-launches-apanage-blanc-de-noirs/
Louis Pommery Traditional Method Sparkling Wine, England, 12%, £39.99
A top-notch English sparkler that’s produced by a top French Champagne House. It tastes slightly sweeter than its French Brothers! If it must be English fizz, then this is one of the best bottles you can buy. Tasted 2021
More Info: https://www.majestic.co.uk/sparkling-wines/louis-pommery-english-brut-nv-23330?gclid=CjwKCAiAgc-ABhA7EiwAjev-j9cuuGHDtjmiGd02AvMz7hgh0VHDCvFkap880m4NLC7jYAn0uUk01xoCp5wQAvD_BwE
2014 Alta Langa Method Classico Pertinace, Treiso, Italy, Alc. 12.5%, £23.90
Italian fizz that will trade punches with most Champagnes under fifty quid.
Score: 9/10 Tasted 2021
More info: https://www.pertinace.com/prodotto/alta-langa/
NV Malgra Col Del Ronchi Method Classico, Piemonte, Italy, Alc. 12.5%, £11.50
Italian bubbles that will hit the spot for mixing and drinking. A perfect lunchtime fizz.
Score: 7/10 Tasted 2021
2013 Malgra Col Del Ronchi Rosé Method Classico, Piemonte, Italy, Alc. 12.5%, £NA
An easy drinking Method Classic (second fermentation in the bottle) Italian pink sparkling wine that will be enjoyed by many.
Score: 7.5/10 Tasted 2021
More Info: https://www.vivino.com/BR/en/malgra-col-dei-ronchi-rose/w/5426652?year=2013
Mandrarossa, Chenin Blanc, Spumante Brut, Sicily, ALc.11.5%, £10.95
A great fizz for blending, but does not have sufficient palate interest to be drunk without a mixer. Score: 5/10 Tasted 2021
More Info: https://www.uritalianwines.com/spumante-chenin-blanc-brut-P1753.htm