At first glance the label looks like many of the supermarkets’ own brands, slightly cheap-looking. When you shove your nose up close though it isn’t – meaning I can ‘hurrah’ and take it along to dinner parties galore, with a smile on my fat pink face because it has only cost me just over a tenner! Get in there.Janisson et Fils Brut, Premier Cru 12% Asda £12
A pale golden Champagne that is slightly sweet, like bridesmaids with daisies woven through their kinked, blonde hair. Hints of honey and lemon are present and it’s not at all brash - you know like the maid of honour can be sometimes?
A delicate, sweet Champagne, with a soft mousse, that leaves one light of heart and light of head. I would definitely have this at my wedding… if, er, I was getting married that is.
It’s sister, Janisson & Fils Rosé, is actually quite pleasant too, it tastes of strawberries and cream, though it is a far sweeter Champagne and is more of a 3/5 than it’s more refined sister.
A little note on ‘Premier Cru’: Premier Cru refers to the vineyards in villages that produce the second best quality grapes for Champagnes. Grand Cru villages offer the very best, thus Premier Cru the second. Aren’t I a clever piggy?Buy the dress in the picture here