Brand Highlights| December 3, 2020

Vinepair Recently Asked 10 Sommeliers: What’s the Most Underrated Champagne of 2020?

Whether shopping for a special occasion or simply looking to add some pop to this undeniably bleak year, finding the perfect bottle of Champagne can be intimidating. However, with Champagne sales on the mend after a particularly brutal first half of 2020, there’s never been a better time to continue showing the venerable region some love.

To celebrate Bubbly Week and help guide your quest for a sparkling treat, VinePair asked sommeliers for the bottles of Champagne that should be on every wine lovers list. From an enthusiastically recommended list of grower-producers, to several budget-friendly bottles to keep costs down, listed below are the pros’ picks for this year’s underrated Champagnes.

The Most Underrated Champagne of 2020

  • Pierre Peters Reserve Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs
  • Frederic Savart ‘L’accomplie’ Brut Champagne – NV
  • Agrapart 7 Crus Brut
  • Gonet-Medeville 1er Cru Brut Tradition – NV
  • Roger Coulon, Blanc de Noirs Millésime
  • Domaine Jean Vesselle ‘Oeil de Perdrix’ Brut
  • Doyard ‘Cuvée Vendémiaire’ Premier Cru Brut – NV
  • Billecart-Salmon Brut Vintage
  • Charles Heidsieck ‘Mise en Cave’ 1990 – NV
  • Bruno Paillard Brut Première Cuvée – NV
  • Hugues Godme Blanc de Noirs Grand Cru
  • Rene Geoffroy ‘Expression’ Brut

Keep reading for details about all of the recommended bottles!

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