After days of blind-tastings of hundreds of champagnes Fine Champagne magazine, the international publication devoted to king of wines and thetastingbook.com, the new on-line media for wine, selected the “100 Best Champagne for 2015”, with Ruinart Dom Ruinart Rosé 2002 becoming the top champagne this year.
In 2010 the title was given to Armand de Brignac Brut Gold NV, in 2011 to Piper-Heidsieck Rare 2002, in to 2012 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2000, in 2013 to Charles Heidsieck Vintage 2000, and in 2014 year to Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé 2002.
FINE Champagne’s TOP 10 champagnes for 2015 is the following:
1 Ruinart Dom Ruinart Rosé 2002 94,44p
2 Laurent-Perrier Alexandra Rosé 2004 94,27p
3 Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé 2004 94,06p
4 Ruinart Dom Ruinart 2004 94,02p
5 Charles Heidsieck Vintage Rosé 1999 94,00p
6 Dom Pérignon Brut 2004 93,81p
7 Piper-Heidsieck Rare2002 93,63p
8 Krug Vintage 2000 93,52p
9 Louis Roederer Cristal 2004 93,38p
10 Henriot Millésime 2006 93,15p
Fine Champagne magazine’s aim with this annual ranking is to taste the entire offering on the international markets in order to select the champagnes that are showing best this very moment. The most important criterion is the quality of the wine and its accessibility today.