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The best sparkling wines in Hong Kong to toast to New Year's Eve

End 2020 with the right sparklers in your hand!

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Tatum Ancheta
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While we may not be gathering for all-night parties due to the city's current social distancing restrictions, you can still countdown to the New Year at home with some excellent sparklers. Whether you're looking for a great value bubbly or an exceptional bottle to splurge on, here's a roundup of bottles that you can order for delivery. 

RECOMMENDED: Spice up your sparklers with festive fizzy cocktail recipes to ring in the New Year.  

Great-value sparklers

Anna De Codorniu Blanc De Blancs Reserva Brut Cava
Photograph: Courtesy HK Liquor Store

Anna De Codorniu Blanc De Blancs Reserva Brut Cava

From the producers of the first bottles of Cava in the Market, Anna De Codorniu Blanc De Blancs Reserva Brut Cava is an excellent addition to any celebration. This crisp bubbly is creamy yet refreshing, and offers notes of citrus and tropical fruits. It is a good accompaniment for vegetables, fish, seafood, grilled meats, and desserts.  

Price: $158.00
Where to buy: Order online via hkliquorstore.com 

 

Atilius Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG
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Atilius Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG

If you see a Prosecco with a DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) label, you're guaranteed that the wine is of good quality; all DOCG wines from each producer are analysed and tasted before being bottled. Atilius Prosecco Superiore is a bold yet smooth and elegant bubbly at an accessible price point. It has delicate notes of pear, white flowers, and hints of citrus. 

Price:$158
Where to buy: Order online via bevbarons.com

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Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose NV
Photograph: Courtesy Watson's Wine

Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose NV

Add some colour to your New Year's Eve with a rosé sparkler. It's a crisp and an elegant wine with flavours of cranberries and strawberries – a great standby bubbly to stock your shelves to ring in the new year. 

Price: $188
Where to buy: Order online via watsonswine.com 

 

Mid-range bubbly

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne
Photograph: Courtesy Soho Wines and Spirits

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne

You can't go wrong with a bottle of Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne. It is the number one selling brand in France and the third-largest in the world. It is a balanced wine, creamy, with notes of pear and apricot and honey aftertaste. Perfect to pair with sautéed prawns, smoked salmon, sea bass, and mild and soft cheeses. 

Price: Currently on sale at $350 from the original price of $399
Where to buy: Order online via sohowines.hk 

G.H. Mumm NV Grand Cordon Brut
Photograph: Courtesy HK Liquor Store

G.H. Mumm NV Grand Cordon Brut

Always ready for a party, this bottle is hard to miss because of its distinctive red stripe. It's a clean-cut Champagne with a creamy texture and offers subtle flavours of biscuit, green pear, and lemon zest. This bottle is great as an aperitif or paired with food like white meat and fish.

Price: $328
Where to buy: Order online via hkliquorstore.com 

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Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Christmas 2020 Edition 
Photograph: Courtesy Watson's Wine

Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial Christmas 2020 Edition 

A perfect bottle to toast to this very unforgettable year. The Christmas 2020 limited edition from Moët & Chandon comes in an elegant gold-wrapped bottle with its signature pale, gold Champagne inside. If you didn't already have it for Christmas, make sure to store some for your year-end celebration. Composed of almost 150 different wines, this bubbly is lively with vibrant aromas of green apple and citrus fruits, mineral nuances, and is creamy on the palate with flavours of stone fruits. 

Price: Now on sale for $360 from the original price of $498
Where to buy: Order online via watsonswine.com 

Splurge bubbly

Mod Selection Reserve NV
Photograph: Courtesy Mod Selection

Mod Selection Reserve NV

Party like Drake with the arrival of Mod Selection Champagnes in Hong Kong. A collaboration between hip hop star Drake, successful beverage entrepreneur Brent Hocking, and Champagne legendary house Maison Pierre Mignon, Mod Selection Champagnes come in luxuriously designed packages complete with embossed embellishments handcrafted and applied by the finest artisans in Champagne. The collection features six different varieties perfect for your year-end celebrations. Start with Mod Selection Reserve NV, a crisp, rich, and complex bubbly showcasing dried apple flavours and bread. 

Price: $2,300 
Where to buy: Order online via ginsbergchan.com 

Krug's NV Grande Cuvee 168eme Edition
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Krug's NV Grande Cuvee 168eme Edition

A rounder flavoured Champagne, Krug's 168eme Edition is a blend of 198 wines from 11 different years – the youngest is from 2012, and the oldest is from 1996 – bringing aromas and flavours of floral blooms, ripe and dried fruits, with hints of gingerbread, hazelnut, brioche, and honey. It's great to enjoy by itself or paired with aged parmesan, mature comté, seafood, ham, and desserts.  

Price: Now on sale at $1,480 from the original price of $1,690
Where to buy: Order online via watsonswine.com 

 

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Dom Pérignon Brut Vintage 2010
Photograph: Courtesy Lane Crawford

Dom Pérignon Brut Vintage 2010

Whether you're celebrating at your low-key socially distanced gathering or counting down the New Year alone, welcome 2021 in style with one of the world's most famous Champagnes, Dom Pérignon. The new release of this iconic Champagne has a creamy flavour with delicate notes of white flowers, peaches, mangoes, bread dough, and subtle saline finish. 

Price: $1,390
Where to buy: Order online via lanecrawford.com.hk

 

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