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

Prosecco Treviso Frizzante

75cl

The grapes come from the vineyards of Farra di Soligo which are situated on limestone soil type..

€14.95 Ex Tax: €12.15

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: €23.57

Veuve Clicquot Brut NV 37.5cl

37.5cl

The Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is a much loved Non-Vintage Champagne. It owes its superior richness..

€32.00 Ex Tax: €26.02

Cattier Glamour (Semi Sweet)

75 cl

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

€37.99 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..

€41.99 Ex Tax: €34.14

Cattier Brut Icone

75cl

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

€42.95 Ex Tax: €34.92

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..

€46.00 Ex Tax: €37.40

Cattier Brut 1er Cru

75cl

This Premier Cru from Cattier is assembled from 40% Pinot Meunier, 35% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay..

€46.95 Ex Tax: €38.17

Laurent Perrier Brut NV

75cl

A minerally, taut style of Champagne with delicious flavours of pear, lemon preserve and toast. Cris..

€46.99 Ex Tax: €38.20

Moet et Chandon Imperial Brut NV

75 cl

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

€47.95 Ex Tax: €38.98

Cattier Brut Renaissance 2008

75cl

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

€48.99 Ex Tax: €39.83

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: €42.28

Veuve Clicquot Brut NV

75 cl

The Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is a much loved Non-Vintage Champagne. It owes its superior richness..

€52.95 Ex Tax: €43.05

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: €43.08

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

Bollinger Special Cuvée NV

75cl

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

€56.50 Ex Tax: €45.94