The Peak Weekend Guide: 7 Champagnes For Your Christmas Dinner

Pop the champagne, and let the festive season begin!

Christmas Champagne

Moët & Chandon Champagne Bar in Harrods, London // Instagram

Are you ready for your year-end celebrations?

There’s no better way to enjoy your Christmas Dinner than with a pop of Champagne. If you’re not sure which brands are suitable for your guests, take a look at our guide below.

The Champagne region has always prided itself on its vineyards. Their residents have preserved the land to create unparalleled champagne that has become synonymous with refinement and elegance. Champagne owes its advanced quality to the diversity of the region’s soils and the sophistication of its ingredients blend. Not to forget ultimately, its lasting incubation in secret vaulted cellars plays a huge part in its flavour.

This Christmas, as the night, starts to draw in enjoy a glass of champagne with friends and family.

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1. For Music Pairing: Champagne Krug


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The Peak’s Selection: Krug x Ryuichi Sakamoto – Krug Clos du Mesnil 2008 | Krug 2008 | Krug Grande Cuvée 164ème Édition

Year: 2008

Ryuichi Sakamoto, a celebrated artist, composer, musician, and long-time Krug Lover, has created a musical masterpiece in tribute to the House of Krug.  Putting his tasting impressions of three Krug Champagnes from the year 2008 to music. “Suite for Krug in 2008” – the result of a creative musical journey that began in 2019, is a symphony inspired by three Champagnes crafted around the harvest of an exceptional year: Krug Clos du Mesnil 2008Krug 2008, and Krug Grande Cuvée 164ème Édition.

Start your evening with a Classical Krug Champagne,  structured freshness and diverse flavours are balanced from a single grape variety. Nicknamed “Classic Beauty,” Krug 2008 is the elegant and intense story of a cool and balanced year. Krug Grande Cuvée 164ème Édition is the recreation for the 164th time, of the most generous expression of Champagne. It exudes a generosity of flavours and aromas in blending 127 wines from 11 different years, the oldest from 1990 and the most recent from 2008.

Tasting Notes: It is pure, silky, and inviting. The Krug Clos du Mesnil 2008 displays elegance, length, distinction, and a delicately chiselled structure. Krug 2008 exhibits both power and elegance. Beautiful richness on the palate is Krug Grande Cuvée 164ème Édition, it’s well-balanced, and the finish is clean and long.


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