Top 5 Best Loved Luxury Champagnes in Nigeria.
Recently, British journalist David Jenkins wrote ‘In Nigeria, people drink Champagne like water’. Nigeria’s the second fastest-growing champagne market after France. Total consumption reached 752,879 bottles in 2011 and the country is spending around 41.41bn naira (£159m) on the drink annually.
We made a list of 5 of the best loved and most widely consumed luxury champagnes in Nigeria:
1. Moet Imperial Nectar Rose
Moet Imperial Nectar rose is a lightly sweet rosé. It is a unique Champagne and the taste is rich, luscious and vibrant. Little wonder this Luxury Champagne is common sight at Nigerian weddings and celebrations. Moët & Chandon Nectar Impérial is the go to choice for many Nigerians when it comes to top quality.
Perrier Jouet Grand Brut is an elegant delicacy in the floral, stylish and diamond cut style of the house of Perrier Jouet. This Champagne is well appreciated by those with an eye for quality and true luxury. It is definitely a favourite among Nigeria’s upper class.
True to its motto, “One quality only, the finest”, with its Carte Jaune Brut Maison , Veuve Clicquot offers a great Champagne. Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is one of the most popular and recognisable Champagnes throughout the world. With its distinctive yellow label, Veuve Clicquot is the enduring homage to the great Madame Barbe-Nicole Clicquot. Veuve Clicquot is a wonderful celebration Champagne and since Nigerians love to celebrate, you can be sure that Veuve Clicquot Brut is a common sight at parties.
Champagne lovers in Nigeria delight in the pleasure and subtlety of Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec. The Champagne is fresh, rich and intense. It is the ideal partner for the especially spicy Nigerian foods which makes it a favourite among many Nigerians. Its sweet taste is guaranteed to always hit the spot.
5. Dom Perignon
For those who know first-hand what luxury tastes like, or want to experience the true taste of luxury, Dom Perignon is an excellent option. Dom Pérignon is a brand of vintage Champagne produced by the Champagne house Moët & Chandon and serves as that house’s prestige champagne. The boldness and timeless style of Dom Pérignon well loved and appreciated by Nigerians.