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Last week, one of Champagne’s elite boutique producers, whose wines I admire very much, set the Champagne chatterati agog. Champagne Lenoble announced they will not put the date of disgorgement on their labels. Wait for a chorus of tut-tutting no … Continue reading

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Dom Pérignon’s latest release is called ‘DP 98 P2′ and makes it sound like a space ship. And I was reminded in May, when Dom Pérignon launched the ‘Plénitude 2′ version of their 1998 wine, of the Star Trek credits … Continue reading

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Bruno Paillard was in town this week showing The Old Disgorgement Collection, a special line of wines his house launched in 2009 aimed at champagne connoisseurs. I wrote a piece describing what ‘disgorgement’ is in the champagne making process here, … Continue reading

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Champagne geeks argue about disgorgement dates. Excuse me, you might say, I suggest they get out more. Hello, it’s a drink. In case you do not know and are not near a geek to ask, I’d better say what it … Continue reading

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Champagne Bruno Paillard is a new champagne house, but in 30 years, has become one of the very best.  For ‘new’ read founded in 1981.  That very few new houses have been formed from scratch since, says as much about Bruno Paillard’s brilliance and drive … Continue reading

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