Shoppers need not break the bank for the best bottle of Christmas fizz this year as Morrisons own brand Champagne has beaten its famous French rivals in a blind taste test.
The £18 bottle of Morrisons’ Adrien Chopin Brut Champagne topped the expert lead panel assembled by Which? proving that you can get your hands on a top-class festive fizz for less than £20.
Judges described the fizz as a ‘golden champagne with stewed apple aromas, rich flavours and a hint of sweetness’.
Narrowly missing out on the top spot but awarded a Which? Best Buy in its own right was Waitrose’s Brut Champagne which fizzed into second place with a score of 79 per cent.
The £18 bottle of Morrisons’ Adrien Chopin Brut Champagne (left) topped the expert lead panel assembled by Which? proving that you can get your hands on a top-class festive fizz for less than £20.
The Which? expert panel commended its ‘ripe red apples and apple blossom’ character that makes it an ideal party fizz.
In joint third place but not quite achieving Which? Best Buy status was Moet & Chandon’s Imperial Brut Champagne, earning a score of 78 percent.
It was described as a pleasure to drink due to its ‘candied notes, mellow aromas, crisp acidity, and a cashew-nut finish’. However, one expert called it a ‘little bland’, which might disappoint at £36.
Also rated a solid 78 per cent score was Sainsbury’s Landric Champagne Brut at £25. …