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

Cattier Brut Rosé Premier Cru

75cl

Cattier, Brut Rosé, 1er Cru Rose, is a blend of 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier & 10% C..

€52.00 Ex Tax: €42.98

Cattier Brut Rose Premier Cru Magnum 1.5L

1.5L

A great value rosé Champagne from Cattier who are based in the town of Chigny Les Roses. This..

€114.00 Ex Tax: €94.21

Cattier Clos du Moulin Brut Premier Cru

75cl

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

€88.00 Ex Tax: €72.73

Krug Vintage 2002

75cl

From a legendary vintage that has been described as perfect and flawless. This 2002 is one of the hi..

€300.00 Ex Tax: €247.93

Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé

75cl

We have here the 2008 vintage of Moët & Chandon's elegant rosé Champagne. M..

€79.95 Ex Tax: €66.07

Taittinger Brut NV

75 cl

Taittinger is aged for three to four years in the cellars where it achieves perfect maturity.&n..

€52.99 Ex Tax: €43.79

Veuve Clicquot Magnum 1.5L

1.5L

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is a much loved Non-Vintage Champagne and it owes its superior rich..

€122.99 Ex Tax: €101.64

Veuve Clicquot Vintage

75cl

A superb vintage Champagne made using 34% Chardonnay 61% Pinot Noir 5% Meunier.   ..

€73.99 Ex Tax: €61.15

Cattier Brut Renaissance 2008

75cl

Excellent 2008 vintage champagne made with a combination of 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier a..

€48.19 Ex Tax: €39.83

Cattier Brut Rose Premier Cru 37.5cl

37.5cl

A superb blend made up of 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier and 10% Chardonnay. Recently ranked..

€28.99 Ex Tax: €23.96

Cattier Glamour (Semi Sweet)

75 cl

Blend of equal portions of Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Very fresh and fruity. ..

€37.37 Ex Tax: €30.89

Cattier Glamour Rose (Semi Sweet)

75 cl

Great semi-sweet champagne made from a blend of 30% Pinot Noir, 60% Pinot Meunier and 10% Chardon..

€41.31 Ex Tax: €34.14

Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

75cl

Cristal was originally created by Louis Roederer to fulfill the request of Tsar Alexander II for a C..

€220.00 Ex Tax: €181.82

Taittinger Brut Rose NV

75 cl

Vinified using the 'l'addition' method from a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot ..

€71.80 Ex Tax: €59.34