Champagne

Ireland's best prices on Champagne. We stock an impressive range of some of the world's most beloved champagne brands, such as Veuve Clicquot, Pol Roger, Veuve Clicquot and Armand de Brignac. So what makes champagne so special? Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France. Méthode Champenoise is the traditional method by which Champagne is produced. After primary fermentation and bottling, a second alcoholic fermentation occurs in the bottle. This second fermentation is induced by adding several grams of yeast and several grams of rock sugar. According to the Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée a minimum of 1.5 years is required to completely develop all the flavour but most houses age for longer - sometimes much longer. For years where the harvest is exceptional, a millesimé is declared. This means that the Champagne will be very good and has to mature for at least 3 years. During this time, the Champagne bottle is sealed with a crown cap similar to that used on beer bottles. After ageing, the bottle is manipulated, either manually or mechanically, in a process called remuage, so that the lees settle in the neck of the bottle. After chilling the bottles, the neck is frozen, and the cap removed. The pressure in the bottle forces out the ice containing the lees, and the bottle is quickly corked to maintain the carbon dioxide in solution. Some syrup (le dosage) is added to maintain the level within the bottle.

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Champagne

Armand de Brignac Rose

75 cl

Armand de Brignac Rose is a stunning rose Champagne made in tiny quantities and is attractively p..

€359.99 Ex Tax: €292.67

Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve

75 cl

The Brut Réserve is a light, fine and harmonious champagne. Its blend is made with Pinot Noir, Ch..

€54.99 Ex Tax: €44.71

Billecart Salmon Rosé

75 cl

Wonderful champagne from a well established producer. Production techniques of this vineyard date..

€76.99 Ex Tax: €62.59

Bollinger La Grande Annee

75 cl

The grapes come exclusively from Grands and Premiers Crus. 17 villages have entered in the 1999 blen..

€109.99 Ex Tax: €89.42

Bollinger Rosé

75 cl

A blend of 60% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Meunier. Bollinger Rose is modelled on ..

€66.99 Ex Tax: €54.46

Bollinger Special Cuvée NV

75 cl

Special Cuvée is the signature of the House of Bollinger, and is the object of the greatest c..

€54.99 Ex Tax: €44.71

Cattier Brut Antique Rosé Premier Cru

75 cl

Cattier, Brut Antique Rosé, 1er Cru Rose, is a blend of 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier & 1..

€50.99 Ex Tax: €41.46

Cattier Brut Icone

75 cl

This wonderful champagne is assembled from 50% Pinot Meunier, 30% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay. It ..

€39.99 Ex Tax: €32.51

Cattier Clos du Moulin Brut Premier Cru

75 cl

A luxurious champagne blend of 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Made exclusively from grapes picke..

€82.99 Ex Tax: €67.47

Cattier Clos du Moulin Brut Rosé Premier Cru

75 cl

A wonderful Rose champagne from the Clos du Moulin Range. Comprised of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardo..

€92.99 Ex Tax: €75.60

Colet Navazos 2009 Reserva Extra Brut New In

Colet Navazos 2009 Reserva Extra Brut

75 cl

This sparkling wine is produced with Chardonnay grapes aged in bottle for 42 months. Once they ar..

€42.99 Ex Tax: €34.95

Juvé y Camps Cinta Purpura Brut Reserva Cava

75 cl

Assembled from top quality wines made with Macabeu, Xarel-lo and Parellada grape varieties. By one o..

€22.99 Ex Tax: €18.69

Moet et Chandon Imperial Brut NV

75 cl

Moët Impérial is the House’s iconic champagne. Created in 1869, it embodies Mo&eum..

€44.99 Ex Tax: €36.58

Pol Roger Rose 2006

75 cl

One of our favourite rose Champagnes. This is consistently good from vintage to vintage. Smooth and ..

€67.99 Ex Tax: €55.28

Pol Roger White Label NV

75 cl

The house style at Pol Roger is all about elegance and most of their Champagnes contain a high propo..

€43.99 Ex Tax: €35.76

Taittinger Brut NV

75 cl

It is aged for three to four years in the cellars where it achieves perfect maturity. Vinifi..

€52.99 Ex Tax: €43.08