Which Champagne is Best? Check Out Best Champagne Brands in the World & Types of Champagne.

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So What is Champagne?

Champagne is a white sparkling wine, usually from the champagne region of France. the are several types of champagne and they come in varying degrees of sweetness, from brut wines, which are dry and not sweet, to sec wines, which are slightly sweet, and doux wines,

10 Best Champagne Brands in the World

1. Moët & Chandon

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Thought by many to be the world’s finest champagne brand, the LVMH brand is also the highest-selling brand of champagne. With brand ambassadors like Scarlett Johansson and Roger Federer as well as hosting some of the biggest events in the world, it’s no wonder this luxury brand is top of the list.

2. Veuve Clicquot

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The generation of Instagram has latched onto Veuve Clicquot’s social dimension-from classic polo parties to the lyrics of Tinie Tempah. Yeah, Veuve is everywhere, and he’s made it onto the podium in the 10 lists at number two.

3. Nicolas Feuillatte

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Nicolas Feuillatte is France’s best-selling champagne brand in the drink’s birthplace, but despite that, it’s coming in third in the world. Founded in 1976, this brand is also one of the youngest in terms of champagne brands; but this has not stopped it from entering the top three on the bestsellers list.

4. G.H. Mumm

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G.H.Mumm takes the business of celebrating and entertaining very seriously, with Usain Bolt as their CEO (head entertainment officer, before you ask). It’s no wonder they’re in the mood to celebrate as the fourth highest-selling champagne company.

5. Laurent-Perrier

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Champagne is one of life’s exquisite bonuses,’ Charles Dickens said, and Laurent-Perrier blends in with that bill. The house was built in 1812 (Dickens was born the same year) and is iconic. And, surprisingly, there is also a low-calorie brand of champagne preferred by the crowd of fashion like Kate Moss and co.

6. Taittinger

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Taittinger is one of the most popular family-run champagne brands, coming in at number six. The only two family-run companies on our list are Ruinart and Taittinger, and it is their Chardonnay blends that really set them apart from the rest. If you haven’t already done it, what do you expect?

7. Pommery

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With the aid of Henry Vainer, a financial advisor, and Adolphe Hubinet, a 23-year-old company owner, Madame Pommery launched the popular champagne company after good doing the wool business in 1856. The rest is history, and in 2017 Pommery became the seventh worldwide bestselling brand of champagne.

8. Piper-Heidsieck

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One of the most popular luxury brands and a favourite of celebrity and luxury lifestyle brands is the champagne brand of choice for Marilyn Monroe, Marie Antoinette and all-stars at the Oscars, Piper-Heidsieck champagnes. So no wonder it’s all going pretty well today – how many brands would say Marie Antoinette was their first brand ambassador, after all?

9. Lanson

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The Lanson house was founded in 1760 and blends its champagne to taste with pinot noir and chardonnay. With over 500 hectares of vines in Champagne, Lanson makes use of the best grapes from the best parcels to produce a top 10 best-selling brand of champagne.

10. Canard-Duchêne

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The well-respected brand of champagne is inexpensive and delicious. Located at Ludes, in the National Park of Montagne de Reims, the house has been supplying champagne since 1868. Not only did they make it into the top ten bestseller list but the Russian Imperial Family also gave them the freedom to adapt their coat of arms as the symbol of the family. And, since the end of the 19th century, the crowned two-headed eagle has appeared on every Canard-Duchêne name.

Let’s take a look at the different types of champagne

Brut

brut is the driest style of champaign, with the smallest dosage of sugar added for sweetness. it usually does not contain more than 12 grams of additional sugar, the compared to doux, which contains over 50 grams of added sugar.

Blanc de Blancs

Blanc de Blancs is a wine made only from white grapes, primarily chardonnay or pinot blanc. they tend to be dry and not sweet, though it will vary from to producer.

Prestige Cuvée

Prestige cuvée is a proprietary blend that is considered to the top-quality wine that a producer makes. they are a relatival new development, with the first publicly available cuvée, the famous dom pérignon by moot & Chandon, being released in 1939. before that, prestige cuvée was usually reserved for high-society private shops, which was produced exclusively for the Russian tsars until 1945. in many styles, depending on the producer, but will typically produce the best mousse, or bubbly froth, when the bottle is opened.

Blanc de Noirs

blanc de noirs is a white wine that is produced entirely from black or red grapes. it is yellowish typical in colour because of contact with the grape skin pigments, and the resulting wine is more bold and sweet in flavour.

Rosé

Rosé is one of the newest styles of champagne and is made by adding a small amount of red pinot noir wine to white sparkling wine, giving offering a pink hue. this creates a taste that is still fresh, with limited sugar addition, but with a softer feel.