Top 10 sparkling wines of 2018

9 Bouvet Ladubay, Excellence, Brut, Blanc, Crémant de Loire, France, NV

If you are searching for a cheaper Champagne-alternative, then cremants are an excellent option, and deserving of a stronger reputation.

Among the best places to look are Limoux and the Loire, and this example hails from the latter region, coming under the Crémant de Loire classification, which stipulates that the wine must be made within a specified area, and employing the traditional-method sparkling winemaking process, as practised in Champagne.

Although there are several high-quality producers in this region, one of the best, and most widely distributed, is Bouvet Ladubay.

The example we have chosen, called Excellence, performed extremely well in this year’s Sparkling Masters for its combination of orchard fruit flavours with a touch of toasted bread, and a long fresh finish – all for a pretty reasonable price.

Approximate retail price: £15

2 Responses to “Top 10 sparkling wines of 2018”

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