Soon will come the new year, and this means that millions of our countrymen will open the champagne under the chiming clock will raise their glasses with sparkling beverage. Probably, in the former Soviet space theatre in the first place, with your favorite new year holidays. No festive table is complete without tangerines, salad “Olivier” and sparkling wines. Russian champagne long not inferior in quality and taste features of expensive foreign wines. The results of the customer survey were compiled, what is the best champagne in Russia. Let’s find out what domestic brand of drink it is better to buy for new year’s table.
Technology of production of champagne in Russia
Probably everyone knows that champagne is considered a sparkling wine that is produced exclusively in the champagne region located in North-Eastern France. If you follow strict regulation, no other drink can not be called champagne, even if it is produced by an identical technology. But in the former USSR countries until now, sparkling wine is called champagne.
A distinctive feature of sparkling wine – lots of small bubbles that rise in a glass poured with champagne. It is carbon dioxide that is formed during the fermentation of grape must. The fermentation process takes place in two stages:
- At the initial stage, the grape juice ferments naturally.
- Then it adds the right amount of sugar and yeast.
Yeast immediately absorb the sugar crystals, whereby carbon dioxide is released, which accumulates in a closed container. Thus there is a champagne drink.
Roskoshestvo carefully ensures that the best types of Russian champagne was produced by natural fermentation, without artificial aeration. The addition of carbon dioxide, however, is not prohibited, but a major sparkling wine producers tend not to resort to this method in order not to spoil the reputation.
Russian champagne of good quality not much different from foreign products. It is made on the modern equipment, in compliance with the classical formula and the required quality standards. Those who do not want to overpay for the brand, and wants to please yourself and loved ones on new year alcoholic products of high quality, you should pay attention to the Russian producers of sparkling wines.
The rating of Russian manufacturers of sparkling wines
According to the results of social surveys, as well as based on the ratings of resources specializing in alcohol products, were made the appropriate conclusions, what kind of champagne Russia is considered to be the best.
We offer you a table, which contains several popular brands of sparkling beverage, in the opinion of competent tasters and consumers.
|Room p/p||The name of the drink||Manufacturer||Color sparkling wine||Average price (Russian rubles)|
|1||Collectible white gold sparkling wine “Victor Dravigny”, Brut||CJSC “Abrau-Durso”||White||800-900|
|2||Tsimlyanskoe sparkling||JSC “Tsimlyanskoe wine”||Red||250-300|
|3||Semi-sweet sparkling Saperavi||JSC “Tsimlyanskoe wine”||Red||280-300|
|4||Extra Brut white Chateau Taman reserve Kuban-Vino||“Kuban wine”||White||350-400|
|5||The “gold Standard,” sweet||OJSC “Moscow plant of sparkling wines”||White||240-280|
|6||“Legacy of the wizard “Lev Golitsyn”||JSC “Sparkling wine”||White||300-600|
What is the best champagne of the inexpensive drinks, which is produced in Russia? Consumers are the following marks:
Note! The best champagne producer in Russia among consumers, “Abrau Durso”.
The plant produces 55 million bottles of sparkling wine a year. 2015 OOO “Kuban-wine” has started cooperation with Italian winemakers from the company Enofly. Every year the Russian manufacturer improves production quality and expands the range. Premium champagne is made from selected grapes, using modern technologies. This allows you to keep useful properties and flavor characteristics of berries in a refined, noble beverage.
The best brands of champagne, which makes “Kuban wine”:
- “Aristov” (370-390 rubles);
- “Chateau Taman selekt” (370-400 rubles);
- “Chateau Taman” (370 rubles);
- “Kuban-Vino” (265 rubles).
OJSC “Moscow plant of sparkling wines”
The factory founded in 1980 year, and during its existence it has constantly improved its products. At the moment JSC “Moscow plant of sparkling wines” annually supplies to the trading network more than 50 million bottles of sparkling drink. Used in the production of the classic recipe of champagne, as well as implement the latest technology of sparkling wine. As wine is used only 10% of the selective Russian grape, the rest of the raw material comes from Europe, Chile, Argentina.
What brand of champagne is JSC “Moscow factory of sparkling wines”:
- “Moscow” (260-270 rubles);
- The “gold Standard” (240 rubles);
- “Russian” (180 rubles).
CJSC “Abrau Durso”
Considered the most popular and the best among the Russian producers of sparkling wines. Champagne “Abrau Durso” is made by two methods:
As raw materials used grapes grown in Russia, and also imported from the vineyards of France. The company produces all known types of champagne: dry, semi-dry, Brut, semi-sweet, sweet.
Best champagne “Abrau Durso” is aged in the cellars for several decades. The cost of such luxury drinks, naturally, high. For example, “Chateau d Notice” long-term exposure sold at a price of more than 6000 Russian rubles.
What is the secret to increased demand for products “Abrau Djurso”? The success lies in the observance of centuries-old winemaking traditions, using the best raw materials and professional coordinated work of a team of winemakers.
To choose a good champagne from the producer of “Abrau Durso”, no need to go to Krasnodar Krai to the lake of the same name. Alcoholic products manufacturer represented in almost every alcohol-boutique and large supermarkets.
LLC “Rostov factory of sparkling wines”
Annually the plant produces more than 12 million bottles of sparkling drink. If you want to buy good champagne Russian production at affordable prices, pay attention to the products of the Rostov plant.
Popular brands of champagne from the Rostov plant:
- “Rostov sustained” (250-300 rubles);
- “Rachelle” (280 rubles);
- “Rostov gold” (300 rubles).
SSW “New world”
In 1878 by Prince Lev Golitsyn has founded a factory which began to produce sparkling wine. Russian champagne is produced according to classic French recipe. The founder of the factory built special cellars where nowadays a bottle of champagne can be folded manually for further maturation of the drink.
Note! The best Crimean champagne from SSW “New world” is aged for at least three years.
In 1900 champagne from the “New world” received the main prize at the world exhibition in Paris. Since then, the sparkling wine from of the lion of Golitsyn has become a symbol of the aristocracy and Bohemians: drink served at social, formal receptions, and even at the coronation of Nicholas II.
- “New Light” vintage dry white (550-600 rubles);
- “New Light” vintage semi-dry rose (550-600 rubles);
- “New Light” Crimean vintage Brut (650-700 rubles).
JSC “Sparkling wine”
Date of establishment of the plant – 28 Nov 1876. Initially, the factory had another name – “Slavic brewery”, and specialized in the production of beer and honey. In 1947, for the first time began to produce sparkling wine under the name “Soviet champagne”. Later launched the production of another famous sparkling drink – “Lev Golitsyn”. In the 50-60-ies of the last century, the best Soviet champagne produced at the plant.
In 1992, there was a modernization of production after the factory was privatized CJSC “Sparkling wines”. Significantly expanded the range of enterprises introduced new technologies supplied the latest equipment.
Well-known brands of the Russian sparkling wines, which are produced on the production:
- “Saint-Petersburg traditional” (270-300 rubles);
- “Bourgeois” (300 rubles);
- “Russian” (270-350 rubles);
- “Legacy of the wizard “Lev Golitsyn” (380-600 rubles).
Tasters often ask the question: “What kind of champagne is better – Abrau Durso or Lev Golitsyn”? In fact, products of two Russian producers of sparkling wines is of high quality. Therefore, each buyer decides for himself, what is the brand of choice. For new year’s eve, you can purchase several options from two well-known Russian companies and make your own opinion.
After examining the ratings of the best Russian producers of sparkling wines you can buy for the Christmas season, the best champagne. Don’t forget to make a wish after sparkling drink will be poured by the glass!