Affordable champagnes in Kenya

Nothing announces a celebration than popping bottles of champagne and toasting flute glasses with a vibrant bubbly. However, champagne’s cost has made it an occasional drink rather than a regular treat. The big brands are highly priced and are mostly used by persons seeking a luxurious pleasure or huge celebration that do not mind a couple of thousands. What about those who just want a regular treat with a group of friends or family without spending too much? The good news is that there are good quality but cheap champagnes that can be enjoyed any time you need a sparkler treat. All you need is to think beyond the big names and be open to testing some amazingly delicious and reasonably priced sparklers that will grace your celebration. Besides champagnes produced in the Champagne region of France, other champagne-style sparkling wines are produced in other regions that are equally delicious and of high quality. These champagne-style wines are usually pocket friendly and worth trying out. There are also inexpensive original champagnes that you can buy online that will jazz up your weekend. Check out the following affordable champagnes in Kenya:
Most affordable champagnes in Kenya
ProductPriceAlcohol content (ABV)Country of origin
belaire luxe Ksh 4,800 12.5% France
charles benoit champagne Ksh 4,600 12.5% France
moet & chandon imperial brut Ksh 7,600 - Ksh 18,500 12% France
Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Brut Ksh 6,800 12% France
piper heidsieck cuvee brut Ksh 7,200 12.5% France
laurent perrier Ksh 7,500 12.5% France
taittinger brut Ksh 8,000 12.5% France
GH mumm cordon rouge brut Ksh 8,000 12% France
veuve clicquot Ksh 9,000 12% France
louis roederer brut premier Ksh 11,850 12% France

1.  belaire luxe

belaire luxe

Belaire Champagne brand is a popular drink whose fame has been spread through Hip Hop by rappers such as Dj Khaled, Rick Ross, Diddy, and others. Belaire represents a true French luxury made skillfully with talent and enthusiasm. It is produced in the Burgundy region of France. This might be confusing considering the definition of Champagne, which has to be produced in the Champagne region of France. However, Belaire is among the best champagne-style bubbly and popular in Kenya, which has made it synonymous with Champagne. It is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. It is blended with a special chardonnay dosage from Chablis and then aged in Burgundy oak casks for six months. It is packaged in a luxurious and beautiful white bottle with a golden touch at the neck and the Luc Belaire badge. It has perfectly balanced brioche, apricot, and honeysuckle notes that complements its rich and refreshing taste. Belaire brand has among the  best cheap champagnes such as Belaire Brut, Belaire Rare Rose and Luc Belaire Luxe Rose.

2.  charles benoit champagne

charles benoit champagne

Charles Benoit Fils Champagne is a French bubbly made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. It is among the most affordable champagnes in Kenya. This is the perfect champagne to buy for a party with a restricted budget. It is bold, fizzy, and with a moderate acidity that imparts crispness and freshness to the champagne. Chardonnay grape is an essential ingredient in this champagne. It is one of the most used grape in champagnes due to its rich character and freshness, and together with Pinot Noir, Charles Benoit Champagne becomes a perfect blend and a truly remarkable bubbly. The champagne has a lovely golden color with hints of apples and pears on the nose and delightful citrus notes and black fruits. It is rich and fruity on the plate, and the light and vibrant bubbles present an incredible mouthfeel and a beautiful appearance in the flute glass. This is good cheap champagne to buy and toast during your celebration.

3.  moet & chandon imperial brut

moet & chandon imperial brut

Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial is the iconic champagne of Moet & Chandon house representing the house’s finest. It has a unique style that expresses its elegant maturity, bright fruitiness, and seductive palate. To enhance its complexity, maturity, and constancy, Moet Imperial is made from blending over 100 different wines, where 20-30% are reserve wines. The assemblage of these wines forms a blend of three grape varietals that contribute their strengths to give rise to a perfect bubbly. These include a great body of Pinot Noir (30-40%), suppleness from Pinot Meunier (30-40%), and the finesse and acidity of Chardonnay (20-30%). The resulting blend showcases a beautiful golden straw yellow color with green hints and a vibrant fruity bouquet and flavors of citrus fruit, green apple, fresh white flowers, mineral nuances, and elegant notes of cereal, fresh nuts, and brioche. Moet Imperial Brut is delicious champagne that offers value for money. Considering it is Moet & Chandon’s iconic champagne, it means that it has been made to the best quality. The Moet & Chandon champagne brand has other affordable champagnes such as Imperial Rose, Ice Imperial, Nectar Imperial, and Nectar Imperial Rose.

4.  Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Brut

Nicolas Feuillatte Réserve Brut

Nicolas Feuillatte brand has best-selling Champagnes in France and ranks third in the world. It has among the best Champagnes appreciated worldwide. The Reserve Brut Champagne is made from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes having a similar composition, and 20% Chardonnay. It is fresh and vibrant champagne that gushes out the intense aroma of candied fruit, crunchy apricot, and juicy pear that weave around a mass of delicate bubbles. It has a rich structure and complexity, and with the best grapes used, it becomes versatile champagne that pairs well with different food types and impromptu drinks. Reserve Exclusive Brut is a true representation of the best French Champagne. Grace your party with this elegant champagne and enjoy its delicious taste that will leave you yearning for more. The Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne brand has other high quality and pocket-friendly champagnes such as Graphic Ice Silver, Selection Demi-Sec, and Graphic Ice Rose that you can substitute for Reserve Exclusive Brut. Check them out and choose your favorite.

5.  piper heidsieck cuvee brut

piper heidsieck cuvee brut

This is a French sparkling wine, and like most champagnes, it is made of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Chardonnay grapes. The Cuvee Brut is the Piper Heidsieck house’s signature champagne made from a blend of 100 crus to form a vibrant and round non-vintage champagne enjoyed globally. The wine is well-balanced with notes of fresh hazelnut, pear, apple, delicate hints of citrus, and almonds effused with the ascent of its light bubbles. Its pale gold shimmer and lively bubbles express the festive and joyful display that makes it a highly seductive Champagne with a charming character, from the taste to appearance. Cuvee Brut is a perfect choice for a special occasion that gives your guest a chance to toast a remarkable bubbly that will tickle their taste buds. The Piper Heidsieck Rose Sauvage champagne is the best substitute for Cuvee Brut with a luxurious touch. It is available at an affordable price and offers value for money.

6.  laurent perrier

laurent perrier

Laurent Perrier Brut is a remarkably balanced champagne that displays an ascent of a fine stream of bubbles that match beautifully with its pale golden hue. This first impression is followed by an effuse of fresh and elegant aroma that matches its delicate citrus and brioche flavors. The crispness and finesse of its flavors add to its complexity and an elegant maturity, a vibrant character, and a touch of luxury and indulgence. It has an excellent lingering finish. It is a highly versatile champagne that pairs well with various food, notably Mediterranean dishes, Asian food, poultry, and pasta. Its full body and rich taste make it a popular choice by most wine nerds and connoisseurs. With Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne, the party only gets better, and your guests will be impressed. Buy at the best Laurent Perrier price at Drinks Vine.

7.  taittinger brut

taittinger brut

The Brut Reserve champagne is a blend of Chardonnay (40%), Pinot Noir (35%), and Pinot Meunier (25%) sourced from over 35 different vineyards. Only the best quality grapes are harvested and used in making this champagne. The high proportion of Chardonnay imparts the champagne with a high aromatic potential after 3 to 4 years of aging in cellars. The high chardonnay proportion is highly unlikely for non-vintage champagne, which is what makes this non-vintage champagne unique, consistent, well-balanced, and popular across the globe. The Brut Reserve blend is a light, balanced, and elegant champagne that suits any occasion. Its brilliant golden color perfectly displays a stream of fine, mousse, and persistent bubbles that burst with fruity aromas. The wine presents fruity and yeast flavors on the palate. The Prestige Rose champagne is Taittinger’s Rose variant that is a luxurious substitute of the Reserve Brut. It is an elegant and delicious champagne that offers value for money.

8.  GH mumm cordon rouge brut

GH mumm cordon rouge brut

Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut Champagne is Maison Mumm’s signature champagne, made with great enthusiasm and skill to form a complex blend. It has a vibrant golden yellow color that displays its abundant lively, and persistent bubbles. The bottle is decorated with the red cordon representing the Légion d’Honneur, the France’s highest civilian honor that has been used on each bottle since 1876. The champagne is dominated by the Pinot Noir grape variety. Together with other grape blends and aging, the wine expresses aromas of fresh yellow and white fruits plus notes of pineapple, lychee, and praline. It has a well-balanced palate with a fruit-forward character and rounded caramel notes that contribute to the champagne’s powerful and memorable finish. Mumm Cordon Rouge brut champagne is a complex and fresh bubbly that suits any special occasion. It is also a great accompaniment of different meal types and perfect for toasting for the special moment.

9.  veuve clicquot

veuve clicquot

Veuve Cliquot brut is the signature champagne for Veuve Clicquot brand. It is given the yellow label to reflect its bright personality and impeccable character. It is made with grapes from over 50 Crus. The yellow label is dominated by Pinot Noir grapes (50-55%) that give the champagne the structure, while Chardonnay (28-33%) imparts finesse and elegance, and Pinot Meunier rounds out this beautifully balanced blend. Aging in cellars for a minimum of three years gives the champagne silkiness and complexity. The uniqueness in the Veuve Clicquot brut champagne originates from its ability to reconcile strength and silkiness and maintain a balance in aromatic intensity and freshness. On opening, a stream of bubbles carries white and yellow fruit aroma, vanilla, and brioche that are pleasing on the nose. Veuve Clicquot Rose is the next champagne of the Veuve Clicquot brand that guarantees pleasure, an impressive choice that will cost you less for a special celebration.

10.  louis roederer brut premier

louis roederer brut premier

Brut Premier is Louis Roederer’s signature champagne made with absolute expertise to represent the house’s style. Brut Premier characterizes Louis Roederer style by combining youthful freshness, fruitiness, and quality of adequately matured wine. It has a structured texture, smoothness, and lively on the palate. It is also full-bodied, rich, and powerful with a distinctive length. It has a joyful display of vibrant bubbles in flute glass that gush out sweet fruity aromas. Maturation is done in cellars for three years and then rested for six months to reach perfect maturity. This imparts a satisfying depth in flavor and structure. Brut Premier is an excellent festive champagne that suits any celebration. Impress your guests with this affordable and truly remarkable bubbly or choose more luxurious choices of Louis Roederer brand.

You now know that you don’t need to spend too much to have a good time with a good quality sparkler. This list only contains the ten most affordable champagnes in Nairobi, but there are more. Find more options by browsing through Drinks Vine’s champagne page and discover the best champagne brands sold at the best prices in Nairobi. Buy your favorite bubbly online and have it delivered to your doorstep at no extra cost.