Top 100 sparkling wines of Flandre

Discover the top 100 best sparkling wines of Flandre as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sparkling wines that are popular in Flandre and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Flandre

The wine region du Flandre in Belgium. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Meerdael or the Domaine Clos d'Opleeuw produce mainly wines white, red and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Flandre are Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Pinot gris, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Flandre often reveals types of flavors of cream, non oak or red fruit and sometimes also flavors of floral, tropical fruit or citrus fruit.

We currently count 18 estates and châteaux in the of Flandre, producing 60 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Flandre go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian.

News from the vineyard of Flandre

Hospices de Beaune 2021 auction breaks per-barrel sales records

Despite the lowest number of barrels going under the hammer in 15 years, the 2021 Hospices de Beaune charity auction broke per-barrel price records, reaching an impressive total sales figure of €12.5m (£10.48m/$14.09m), excluding buyer premiums. The total was not too far behind last year’s high tally – close to €13.44 million – where almost double the number of barrels were sold. This year’s sale, with 362 lots, including seven barrels of spirits, reached an average price per lot of €34,980 (£29 ...

Hospices de Beaune 2021 auction breaks per-barrel sales records

Despite the lowest number of barrels going under the hammer in 15 years, the 2021 Hospices de Beaune charity auction broke per-barrel price records, reaching an impressive total sales figure of €12.5m (£10.48m/$14.09m), excluding buyer premiums. The total was not too far behind last year’s high tally – close to €13.44 million – where almost double the number of barrels were sold. This year’s sale, with 362 lots, including seven barrels of spirits, reached an average price per lot of €34,980 (£29 ...

Walls: Tasting five vintages of Domaine Gonon St-Joseph

As a wine critic, witnessing a relatively unknown estate rise up and receive the recognition it deserves can be a bittersweet feeling. From a purely selfish point of view, you watch the prices rise inexorably so you can no longer afford to drink wines from that estate as often as you once did. But primarily you’re delighted for the owners and for those who have discovered their wines. Scroll down for Matt Walls’ tasting notes and scores for five vintages of Domaine Gonon St-Joseph {"c ...