The Best Champagnes in Malaysia for That Perfect Sip of Bubbly

Pop that bubbly!
By: Aina Shamshuri
March 9, 2023

Did you know that it’s actually illegal to call champagne as ‘champagne’ unless it comes from the Champagne region of France? A good bottle of champagne is handy to have around – a bottle of bubbly is the perfect thing to pop open when you’re celebrating something, and it makes a great gift too. But there’s so many brands out there nowadays, how do you choose a good one? We’ve made it easy for you by compiling a list of the best champagnes in Malaysia, so sit back, relax, and let us do the work for you.

In this article, you’ll find affordable champagnes, sweet champagnes, even limited edition champagnes, so there’s definitely something you’ll find to your liking. And don’t worry, all of these champagnes can be found online and delivered right to your doorstep.

The Best Champagnes in Malaysia

1. Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin Brut Champagne

Produced by world-renowned Champagne house Veuve Clicquot based in Reims, France, this champagne is incredibly popular and is sure to be a hit at your next party. It’s a beautiful blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier. This champagne has a gorgeous yellow-golden hue, with fruity aromas from the grapes, as well as toasty aromas from the ageing in the bottle. The Brut Champagne starts with notes of fruit, and ends with notes of vanilla and brioche.

Why we love it:

  • Can be cellared for 10 to 25 years
  • An open bottle can last up to three days if stored properly
  • Ideal as an aperitif

Where to buy: Jaya Grocer

Price: RM 324.90

2. G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne

With the iconic red ribbon strewn across the front, popping open this bottle of bubbly is going to take your party to the next level. The Mumm Grand Cordon is one of our picks for the best champagnes in Malaysia for its rich qualities and bold bubbles. It’s sourced from over 100 crus, and is aged for 20 months in the house’s cellar. This champagne has the power of Pinot Noir, elegantly balanced with the mineralogy of Chardonnay, topped with the fruitiness of Meunier.

Why we love it:

  • Has floral and fruity notes
  • Has hints of honey, vanilla, and dried fruits
  • The bottle is made of 75% recycled glass

Price: RM334.00

Where to buy: Wine & Liquor Warehouse

3. Champagne Barons de Rothschild Vintage 2010

This champagne is undoubtedly one of the best champagnes in Malaysia, and is sure to wow your guests. With aromas of citrus, almonds, and spices, with citrus on the palate, this rare vintage champagne is completely made with Chardonnay. It’s aged for 9 months in small vats with regular bâtonnage, which gives it its delicate bubbles, beautifu pale golden hue with crystalline reflections, and pure authenticity.

Why we love it:

  • Has versatile pairings
  • Small volume production
  • Slightly saline with a spicy finish

Price: RM 2,265.00

Where to buy: Whisky

4. Champagne Charles Ellner Prestige Brut 2004

A champagne that’s more on the affordable side but still a showstopper, it’s a well-balanced, full-bodied wine that’s rich, creamy, yet crisp. The steely Chardonnay gives an aroma of apple, orange zest, and hazelnut with hints of honey, with a chalky finish of slight minerality. Furthermore, it will make a great accompaniment to pork dishes, rich fish like salmon or tuna, as well as shellfish and soft cheeses. The Prestige Brut 2004 will be a great hit at your next dinner party.

Why we love it:

  • Has versatile pairings
  • Has notes of floral freshness with hints of honey
  • Able to be served with an aperitif alongside the first course

Price: RM513.00

Where to buy: DiineOut

5. Dom Perignon X Lady Gaga Vintage Brut

This is for those who want a conversational piece, or are just fans of Mother Monster. Only 110 pieces were produced, and the design of this special edition champagne marks a visual homage to creativity. The 2010 Dom Pérignon itself has bouquets aromas of crisp green apple, peach, freshly baked bread, and smoke. On the palate, it’s deep, medium to full-bodied, with a very long, complex, and wide, open finish. A classic that’s made exclusive, this is definitely one of the best champagnes in Malaysia, so get your hands on it immediately.

Why we love it:

  • Highly exclusive
  • Firm and vivid with a focused palate
  • Reminiscent of Dom Perignon 1995

Price: RM 2,188.00

Where to buy: Wine & Liquor Warehouse

6. Champagne Barons de Rothschild Blanc de Blancs

After four years of ageing in a cellar, the Barons de Rothschild Blanc de Blancs unveils as a fine champagne with delicate bubbles, luminous golden glints, and notes of fresh fruits and citrus. Its innate quality is only enhanced by its low dosage and long period of six to nine months of ageing after disgorging. On the palate, it’s a very precise and clear attack, followed by silky freshness, with notes of citrus and white fruit. A champagne from an exceptional year, this is an ambitious wine that can truly hold its own.

Why we love it:

  • Extremely light dosage
  • Blend is based on Chardonnay grapes from the best Grand Crus vineyards of the Côte des Blancs
  • Perfect for any occasion at any time of day

Price: RM 677.00

Where to buy: Whisky

7. Ayala Rose Majeur Champagne

For a sweeter wine, we recommend the Rose Majeur by Champagne Ayala. One of the oldest champagne houses, it’s a small, independent and family-owned maison. Made predominantly with Chardonnay, it has a small concentration of Pinot Noir from the best crus of the Montagne de Reims. It’s feminine and elegant, with a charming pink hue. It has aromas of strawberries, raspberries, and vine peaches. Imagine sunny afternoons, a picnic with a view of the lake, a flute filled with Rose Majeur in hand, what a dream.

Why we love it:

  • Sweet with a light dosage
  • Fresh with a smooth aftertaste
  • Perfect with salmon, lamb chops, and fruit

Price: RM 448.00

Where to buy: AlbertWines2u

8. Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial

The first and only champagne specifically produced to be served over ice. Perfect for those sweltering hot Malaysian days, the Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial is a brand new and exciting way of enjoying champagne. Created mainly with Pinot Noir, it’s winey and angular with an intense fruitiness. Its 30% to 40% concentration of Pinot Meunier creates a full and fleshy body, and creates a melting sensation on the palate. With 10% to 20% Chardonnay to cap it off, it has a refreshing finish.

Why we love it:

  • Has a deep gold colour with amber highlights
  • Has a powerful aroma of mango and guava
  • Enjoyed over ice

Price: RM 389.00

Where to buy: Shoppee

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