Mumm, Cuvée Napa Mumm, Brut NV, €22.99 from www.booze.ie and most good wine shops and off-licences nationwide (89)
Protecting the name champagne was a hard-fought battle for the French government. But, despite this legal victory, in the US they still call Californian sparkling wine Domestic Champagne. Which, given the amount of French firms involved in the Californian wine business, is almost fair.
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