- The Best Champagne Bottles to Pop This New Years
- 1) Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut
- Champagne Pol Roger Brut Réserve NV “White Foil”
- 4) Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition in Gift Box 2012
- Billecart-Salmon Brut Nature
- 6) G.H.Mumm Grand Cordon
- Brut Majeur Aÿ Champagne
- 9) Ruinart Rosé
- Segura Viudas Brut Reserva
- Champagne Bollinger La Grande Année 2012
- 11) Champagne Palmer Blanc de Blancs
- Le Black Label Brut Champagne
- Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne
The Best Champagne Bottles to Pop This New Years
While we may not know what’s in store for 2023, there’s at least on New Years Eve tradition you can always count on—champagne. Whether you’re sending the year off with a glamorous all-night bash or watching the ball drop from home with a small group or special someone, there’s a perfect bottle to pop for every NYE celebration, and we’ve made those bottles even easier to find. No matter who you choose to ring in 2023, these are the best champagnes for New Years Eve.
1) Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut
Moët & Chandon remains one of the biggest names in champagne for a reason. The bright acidity and lush palate of red berries gets a luxe boost by no of this bottle is offset by notes of hazelnut and toasted brioche—a timeless flavor profile that’s perfect for ringing in a new year.
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Champagne Pol Roger Brut Réserve NV “White Foil”
Ring in the new year, royal style with this citrus-forward bottle which has been a go-to for the British royal family (it was the official bubbly of Harry and Meghan’s wedding as well as William and Kate ‘s) for years.More: Everything You Need to Know About Brut Champagne
4) Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition in Gift Box 2012
Named for the Grande Dame of Champagne (a nod to Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot who transformed Veuve Clicquot into an international powerhouse in the 19th century) this 2012 vintage takes the classic yellow label to the next level with a particularly crisp palate that shows off shale-like minerality as well as toasty citrus and berry notes that are like a winter celebration in a glass. For added fun, the limited edition bottle is a collaboration with famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, and sports her iconic polka dots.
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Billecart-Salmon Brut Nature
Whether you’re going all out with a big fete or watching the ball drop solo, this bright, zesty champagne’s stonefruit and pasty notes and make it a perfect sip to pair with everything from a decadent seafood tower to cozy mac and cheese.
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6) G.H.Mumm Grand Cordon
Feeling ready to race to the end of the year? This eye-catching bubbly is a longtime partner with the Kentucky Derby, so it’s sure to make your countdown go faster. Notes of citrus and stonefruit keep it fresh and easy-drinking, and that red sash? You have to love a bottle that comes dressed for the party.
Brut Majeur Aÿ Champagne
If you’ve got champagne tastes on a sparkling wine budget, get the most bang for your New Years buck with this brut bottle. The juice is brisk, with a complex fruit and toasted brioche palate that you’d expect to find on a bottle several times its price—in fact, it’s a sister brand of Champagne Bollinger.
9) Ruinart Rosé
When it comes to versatility, it’s hard to go wrong with a rosé champagne. Not only is the blushing bubbly a crowd-pleaser, it’s also a sommelier favorite for all sorts of food pairings. Cap off the year with a historic taste; Ruinart launched the first rosé champagne on the market in 1764.
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Segura Viudas Brut Reserva
If you’re planning to pour a lot of bubbly, this Spanish sparkler is the way to go. Made in the traditional champagne method, this cava has a complexity and richness to rival any of its French cousins and a price that will make your pocketbook very happy—just in time for those budget resolutions.
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Champagne Bollinger La Grande Année 2012
Curling up for a cozy NYE in? Let the notes of baking spices and candied citrus in this vintage cuvée help you finish off the most festive season of the year in style.
11) Champagne Palmer Blanc de Blancs
You may not be traveling to Paris for the New Year this year, but this citrus and pear accented palate will make you feel like you’re in the city of lights.
Le Black Label Brut Champagne
With more than 260 years of experience, this family-owned brand’s bottling shows off the rich fruitiness of pinot noir, balanced by zingy acidity from chardonnay. Toasted notes round out the experience for a champagne that’s an absolute bargain for the price.
Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne
If there’s ever a time to splurge on your champagne, it’s New Year’s Eve, and nobody does a splurge-worthy vintage sparkler quite like Dom Pérignon. This bottle (the brand only produced vintage champagnes) impressively blends richness with a bold impact on the palate—bright minerality, poppy citrus, and spice, finished with a whiff of sea salt.