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Champagne Laurent Perrier Brut

Champagne Laurent Perrier Brut

Champagne Laurent-Perrier, the founding year 1812, is currently, with an annual production of 8 million bottles of champagne a major maison. Today, the Laurent-Perrier group includes also Salon, Delamotte, de Castellane and Chateau Malakoff. The Cuvée brut that has a predominance of Chardonnay at 50%, a fact quite rare in non vintage brut, there are also even at 35% Pinot […]

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Champagne, mon amour

Champagne, mon amour

My life is driven bubbles, les bulles, the bubbles ….. almost onomatopoeic name to describe the continuous movement and unavoidable carbon dioxide in a glass. I appreciate them in their every form and every territorial flag, though, ça va sans dire, my favorites are attributable to Champagne. I like to repeat the answer of Madame Lily Bollinger, widow of Jacques […]

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Champagne Duval Leroy Brut Premier Cru

Champagne Duval Leroy Brut Premier Cru

Duval-Leroy, headquartered in Vertus and founded in 1859, is one of the few Maison led by a woman, CaroleDuval-Leroy. The company owns 200 hectares of vineyards that supply a quarter of the annual requirement for the production of five million bottles. The Maison is definitely one ofthose grown faster in recent years, both qualitatively and quantitatively while maintaining excellent value […]

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La Dame du Vin

Today we introduce a new champagneblog.net author: “La Dame du Vin”, a woman of great skill and passion. I leave space for her words … The Dame is hidden behind a woman who has many interests and many passions. One of the most ‘important is surely the love of wine, in all its forms, in all its color and its […]

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Champagne Taittinger Le Folies de la Marquetterie

Champagne Taittinger Le Folies de la Marquetterie

Le Folies de la Marquetterie is the first Taittinger champagne “de structure”. This term refers to a wine that expresses a certain hardiness and body. The blend is Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at 45 to 55%, the grapes are harvested in “green” to preserve the acidity, some lots are vinified in oak. Just poured in the glass it is bright […]

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Champagne Bollinger Rosé

Champagne Bollinger Rosé

Bollinger has started the production of the non vintage rosé in 2008. This rosé is assembled on the basis of brut Special Cuvée (60% Pinot noir, 25% Chardonnay and 15% meunier) with the addition of a 5% red wine coming from the Côte aux Enfants of Aÿ. The result is very different from the Special Cuvée, with a much drier […]

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Champagne Pol Roger Brut Reserve

Champagne Pol Roger Brut Reserve

This mason was founded in 1849 by Pol Roger, quickly gained fame and recognition for the quality of its Champagne. In 1899 the heirs of Pol decide to change their family name by Roger to Pol Roger. Today it is a manufacturer of medium / large production, from 1.8 million bottles a year. The assembly of this brut is classic: […]

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Without her husband, but not without Champagne!

Without her husband, but not without Champagne!

Clicquot Ponsardin-, Pommery, Bollinger, are a number of eminent champagne House to have a special feature in common: their success is due primarily to the substance and the determination of the owners, once widowed, have managed to continue and improve the work initiated by their husbands in the wonderful world of French sparkling wine. First of all the famous Nicole-Barbe […]

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The Champagne Cru classification

The Champagne Cru classification

Ple Some champagne (or French wines in general), labels contains the indications premier cru or grand cru, in this article we will explain the meaning of these terms compared to champagne. Champagne is one of the few cases where the product, the type of wine and the geographical name fit perfectly. The name Champagne can be used only for classic […]

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La vie en Rose ou en Rosé….?

La vie en Rose ou en Rosé….?

A study on the uses and customs of different European countries has revealed that the color pink for the Americans is a symbol of consumerism, for the French is the epitome of excellence, for the Germans is associated with homosexuality (a legacy of Nazi culture ), for the Spaniards is the paradox and, finally, is considered a feminine color for […]

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