Bastille Day is France’s National Day that marks the day since the end of the French revolution. Around the world people celebrate this day with a bounty of French delights including one of France’s favourite delights, Champagne!
We pick our favourites to help you celebrate Bastille Day on Monday 14 July, 2014!
Laurent-Perrier is the largest family-run Champagne house in the world and its Champagne fresh, elegant and well balanced. A blend Chardonnay, Pinot-Noir and Pinot Meuniere grapes, the Champagne is the perfect accompaniment to seafood or white meat fishes.
Laurent-Perrier is available in two sizes. A 750ml brut $59.99 and a Magnum $130.
Available at leading liquor stores nationwide.
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is one of the most recognised Champagnes in the world. The Champagne is predominantly Pinot Noir with a touch of Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay resulting in a full bodied wine with discreet aromas of brioche and vanilla. A smooth and refreshing Champagne and perfect for seafood such as Oysters.
Veuve Clicquot rrp $59.99 and is available at leading liquor stores nationwide.
Moet & Chandon
Another perennial Champagne favourite, Moet & Chandon is the perfect Champagne that can be enjoyed for all occasions. The Champagne is a wonderful blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier giving it a fresh taste with subtle pear and citrus notes.
Moet & Chandon rrp $49 is available at leading liquor stores Australia wide.
The iconic red stripe makes Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne recognisable in the Champagne world. The blend of 45% Pinot Noir, 25% Pinot Meunier and 30% Chardonnay with hints of stone fruits, green apple and lemon makes Mumm elegant and sophisticated.
Mumm Cordon Rouge rrp $39.99 and is available at leading liquor stores around Australia.
Paul Louis Blanc de Blanc
Ok so not technically a Champagne because it’s not from the Champagne region but Paul Louis is from Loire Valley, just a few kilometres from Champagne! The new sparkling a wonderful addition to the sparkling wine market here in Australia as it is a light and flavoursome wine. It has complex aromas of white fruits, blossom and camomile with fruity notes of peach and citrus fruits. The retail price of $22.99 makes this a very affordable sparkling wine.
Available at leading liquor stores nation wide.
With such an amazing range of Champagnes and Sparkling wines to choose from, why not celebrate Viva la France this Bastille Day!
For more information on:
Laurent-Perrier visit www.laurent-perrier.com.au
Paul Louis www.paullouis.com.au
Veuve Clicquot www.veuve-clicquot.com