“Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.” Forever associated with joy and celebration, Champagne makes for the ideal gift, no matter what the occasion. To make wine gifting simple this season, we’ve put together a Champagne Gift Box selection, featuring our top choices. Each one of these ready-to-gift bottles comes housed in its very own gift box, with the option to include a personalized note for the lucky recipient!
The flagship Brut cuvee of the innovative Veuve Clicquot Champagne House, the Brut Yellow Label blends 50-55% Pinot Noir, 28-33% Chardonnay and 15-20% Pinot Meunier in a style representative of the house’s historic know-how. Revealing golden reflections and a fine effervescence in the glass, this brut champagne offers a powerful nose of dried fruit, which mingle with nuances of vanilla and brioche. Available now in Veuve Clicquot’s classic yellow gift box.
The elegant and pure 2014 vintage of Louis Roederer’s Cristal cuvee is the ideal gift for any Champagne lover. First created for Tsar Alexander II in 1876, Cristal features a blend dominated by Pinot Noir (60%) and complemented by Chardonnay (40%) from the finest crus of Champagne. Its generous bouquet reveals waves of citrus, ripe yellow fruit, roasted almonds and baked brioche. The finish is polished and precise, with a fine saline touch. This iconic champagne comes wrapped in gold foil and presented in an elegant golden Champagne Gift Box.
Produced only in exceptional vintages, the La Grande Annee cuvee by Bollinger Champagne is vinified in small oak barrels, then riddled and disgorged 100% by hand. The 2014 vintage blends 61% Pinot Noir with 39% Chardonnay to create a gastronomic champagne with exceptional precision, complexity, minerality and aromatic intensity. Its nose reveals aromas of cherries, lemon, quince and bergamot, along with touches of almon, Mirabelle plum and iodized notes upon aeration. The finish offers exquisite length an elegant saline minerality. Find Bollinger’s La Grande Annee 2014 now in an elegant wooden gift box with a cream-white cover, perfect for gifting year-round!
A unique creation by Veuve Clicquot Champagne in partnership with Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, the 2012 vintage of the La Grande Dame prestige cuvee celebrates the life of Madame Clicquot, legendary matriarch of the house. Blending 90% Pinot Noir with 10% Chardonnay, this vintage champagne reveals a silky palate with delicious flavors of dried apricots, hazelnuts and honey. A true work of art, the gift box and label feature an original work by Yayoi Kusama.
The Brut Nature 2012 vintage champagne by Louis Roederer represents a one-of-a-kind collaboration between a grand terroir, a brilliant vintage and the work of French creator Philippe Starck. Blended from 55% of Pinot Noir, 25% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay, with no malolactic fermentation or dosage, this champagne is the essence of purity, with an intense freshness and a salty freshness characteristic of its terroir. A unique cuvée from an iconic Champagne vintage, signed by Philippe Starck !
Synonymous with moments of victory and celebration, Moet Champagne is a fantastic gift idea for any wine lover. Their Brut Imperial Rosé was first released in 1996 and blends 40-50% Pinot Noir, 30-40% Pinot Meunier and 10-20% Chardonnay. Radiant in the glass, this rosé champagne reveals lovely fruit aromas of strawberries, raspberries and redcurrants, along with floral touches of roses and hawthorn. Find this bottle, now available in a powder pink gift box illustrated with the name MOET in gold lettering.
Produced by the legendary Bollinger Champagne House, this rare Blanc de Noirs champagne is made with 100% Pinot Noir grapes. The blend is dominated by the 2013 base vintage and comes from 5 of the House’s top crus: 92% from Grands Crus and 8% from Premiers Crus. This rare limited edition champagne is rich and complex on the nose, pouring forth aromas of ripe fruits (vine peaches and Mirabelle plums), along with almond paste and candied lemon touches. Each bottle comes in a 100% recyclable gift box.
This limited edition champagne was born from a collaboration between two innovative creators: Dom Perignon and artist Lady Gaga. Product of a vintage with character, this bold and generous Dom busts forth radiant tropical fruit aromas and subtler notes of orange zest on the nose. The palate reveals great structure and energy, with touches of pepper and spices on the finish. Discover this exclusive limited edition champagne, whose label and gift box express the quintessence of the two artists’ shared audacity and inspiration.
Known around the world for the timeless elegance and exquisite style of their champagnes, Bollinger Champagne has been producing their R.D. ("Récemment Dégorgée") cuvée since the 1960’s. This rare "Extra Brut" vintage champagne is aged on lees and revealed to the word just after disgorgement. On the nose, the 2007 RD expresses aromas of honey and brioche upon a core of Mirabelle, dried apricot and fresh hazelnuts. The palate is lively and energetic, with magnificent tension. Discover it now in a beautiful black gift box.