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10 Best Bubblies

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From limited edition and vintages to tasty sparkling wines, we've trawled the shops for the best bubbles on the market this Christmas

  • Ruinart

    The original champagne connoisseurs Ruinart make the best bubbly to toast Christmas. This bottle comes in a stylish brown box, making it a good present for wine buffs.

    £35.99, drinksdirect.co.uk

  • Marks & Spencer Orpale Grand Cru

    This vintage champagne has rich layers of warm brioche and cream freshened by a lighter citrus note.

    £222.75 for a case of 6 bottles, marksandspencer.com

  • Laurent-Perrier Vintage 2000

    Laurent-Perrier rarely declares a vintage, so this Brut 2000 is rather special.

    £58.49, champersdirect.com

  • Jean-Claude Mouzon Grand Cru

    This limited edition, numbered champagne is a superb quality- and it comes in a gift box with special cutting scissors.

    £61, champagnewarehouse.co.uk

  • Lanson Black Label

    You can't go wrong with Champagne Lanson Black Label NV - the perfect toast to Christmas.

    £27.46, thedrinkshop.com

  • Waris-Larmandier Cuveé

    The intricate design on Waris-Larmandier Cuveé Collection Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc would look lovely on any table - and the champagne is tasty too.

    £33.95, frenchbubbles.co.uk

  • Morrisons 'The Best'

    This own-brand champagne was named Supermarket Champagne of the Year in the Which? blind taste test, beating the likes of Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon.

    £19.49, morrisons.co.uk

  • Waitrose Wild Hibiscus Flowers and Champagne gift set

    Simply drop a flower into the glass of this beautiful champagne and watch the petals unfurl in the bubbles turning the champagne into a delicate pink colour.

    £30, waitrose.com

  • Casillero del Diablo Brut Reserve Sparkling

    At only £9.49 a bottle, this sparkling wine makes a great party drink and the perfect accompaniment for rich flavoured canapés.

    £9.49, waitrose.com

  • Taittinger Brut Reserve

    Taittinger Brut Reserve is a blend of Chardonnay wines (40%) and Pinot wines (60%) from 30 to 50 different vineyards and matured to perfection.

    £28.95, thedrinkshop.com