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6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

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Written by High Life North
Published 31.01.2024
6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

Louis Couturier Crémant de Bordeaux

Price: £12.00

Supermarket: Morrisons

Ideal with: Oysters, charcuterie boards

A fresh, award-winning Crémant from the Bordeaux region of France – made the same way as Champagne but using the local grapes of the region. Full of peach and nectarine flavours and a subtle hint of toasted brioche.

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6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

Calvet Crémant de Bordeaux Brut Rosé

Price: £12.00

Supermarket: Ocado

Ideal with: Asian flavours such as chilli, garlic and noodle dishes, strawberries and chocolate. Also perfect as an aperitif.

This sparkling rose Crémant is a great all-rounder – delicious to drink alone or with a wide variety of food. Enjoy hints of strawberry and biscuity notes, fine bubbles, a balanced acidity and a rounded finish – at a fraction of the price of a bottle of rose Champagne…

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6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

Fleurs de Prairie Sparkling Rosé

Price: £8.75

Supermarket: Morrisons

Ideal with: Crudité platter, vegetable tagine, fish

This pale French sparkling rosé is full of red berry flavours enhanced by delicate bubbles. Fleurs de Prairie is named in celebration of the wildflowers that grow amongst the vineyards in the South of France.

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6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

J.P. Chenet Ice Sparkling wine 

Price: £11.00

Supermarket: Ocado

Ideal with: Enjoy in a large glass with ice as an aperitif with nibbles

Specially made to be enjoyed on ice, this slightly sweet sparkling wine has aromas of white fruit, citrus fruit and almond.

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6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

J.P. Chenet Light Sparkling Rosé

Price: £6.00

Supermarket: Ocado

Ideal with: Fresh fruit, macarons, gelato

At only 5.5% ABV this is a lighter sparkling wine that’s not only light in alcohol but light for on the purse at only £6. Full of wild strawberry, raspberry and red cherry flavours.

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6 delicious supermarket alternatives to Champagne

Nozeco

Price: From £3.50

Supermarkets: Asda, Morrisons, Ocado, Tesco, Waitrose, Co-op, Sainsburys

Ideal with: Light pasta dishes, fish and chips, lemon tart.

Voted the UK’s number one zero-alcohol option with subtle floral notes with hints of citrus fruit, apple and elderflower. Fine bubbles give it good structure and finish. This award-winning option is also vegan and large glass is around 70 calories.

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