Easter sparkling wine and champagne recommendations

Article date: 21 April 2011

Easter sparkling wine and champagne selection

If you’re looking for a bit bubbly this Easter, then here’s a quick list of recent recommendations with a budget to suit all tastes.

Waitrose Wine Direct

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Rosé NV

  • £41
  • “a seriously good bottle of pink champagne… It’s subtle, refined, toasty and has a long, satisfying finish” – Terry Kirby, The Independent (see the review)

Pol Roger Brut Reserve NV

  • £27.35 – reduced from £35 – until 26 April
  • “The white label from Winston Churchill’s favourite house; subtle, elegant and smooth.” Victoria Moore, The Guardian (see the review)

Duval-Leroy Fleur de Champagne Premier Cru NV

  • £14.24 – half price – until 26 April

Majestic

Oeil de Perdrix Brut Rosé Champagne

  • £20
  • “this is Britain’s best sub-£20 buy, easily outclassing supermarket bubblies… ripe, elegant, blackberry and blackcurrant-scented fruit.” – Jane MacQuitty, The Times (see the review)

Lindauer Special Reserve Brut Cuvee NV

  • £8.99 – reduced from £11.99
  • “this bargain-priced New Zealand wine makes me rejoice at its sheer exuberance.” – Olly Smith, The Daily Mail (see the review)

Undurraga Rosé NV

  • £6.66 each for two
  • “This lively sparkling pink pinot noir has plenty of sherbety, berry sweetness…” – Anthony Rose, The Independent (see the review)

M&S

Champagne de Montpervier Blanc de Noirs NV

  • £23
  • “…a champagne with bags of flavour, both juicy red-berry fruit and hints of Marmite and biscuit.” – Susy Atkins, The Telegraph (see the review)

Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Vintage Cava Rose Brut

  • £6.99
  • “Seven quid for a vintage sparkling wine… Yes Please!” – Olly Smith, The Daily Mail (see the review)

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