5 Bottles of Bubbly to Drink Now

By Jane Vaughan | May 26, 2016 | Food & Drink

As we gear up to celebrate the start of summer, we found five impressive bottles of Champagne and sparkling wine to toast to the season.

Krug Clos du Mesnil 2002

This Clos du Mesnil 2002 was made using one grape variety grown on a single plot of grapevines in the village of Mesnil-Sur-Oger during one year. Use the unique Krug ID label on each bottle and visit the Krug ID app to discover the wine’s story and music pairings. $900. Brookline liquor Mart, 1354 Commonwealth Ave., Allston, 617-734-7700

Chandon Limited Edition Rosé by Carol Lim

Designed by American fashion designer Carol Lim of Opening Ceremony, this special edition marks the first Chandon bottle to be designed by a collaborator. The light, easy-to-drink sparkling rosé sparkling wine matches the bottles funky design. $24. Bauer Wine and Spirits, 330 Newbury St., 617-262-0263

Moët and Chandon 2008 Grand Vintage Rosé

The highly anticipated 2008 vintage champagne has been aged for seven years in the brand’s cellars to produce a drink that is delicate and fruity with notes of rose, lime zest, raspberry, and blood orange. $89.99. Charles Street Liquors, 143 Charles St., 617-523-5051

Armand de Brignac Gold Brut

Crafted by 11th generation champagne growers, Armand de Brignac is known for its exquisite attention to detail, and this bottle is no exception. Brings as a hostess gift or save it for yourself and drink with a fresh fish dish. $300. The Wild Duck Wine & Spirits, 96 Salem St., 617-248-8893

Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label

Veuve Clicquot’s latest Champagne accessory is its most practical yet: a soft yellow shopping bag with handles that fits a bottle of the brand’s Yellow Label and keeps its chilled for up to two hours. $45. Beacon Hill Wine and Spirits, 63 Charles St., 617-742-8571

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