Champagne

Ay Vauzelle Terme 2004

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There are two key dates in the history of Jacquesson. One is 1798, when Memmie Jacquesson founded the champagne house in Châlons. And the other is 1974, when the Chiquet family acquired the company, setting up in the village of Dizy, where many of their vineyards are located. ...
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Erick de Sousa, third generation of the de Sousa family, has been at the helm of this interesting Avize-based champagne house since 1986.  His philosophy is straightforward - it is not enough just to have great terroir, you have to respect it and allow the grape to express the...
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Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 2004

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Based in the centre of Reims, the Ruinart champagne house is one of the pillars of  Champagne tradition. It owes its name to a hard-working and intuitive Benedictine monk named Dom Thierry Ruinart, a contemporary of Louis XIV. In 1729, his nephew, Nicolas Ruinart, founded the...
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Argonne 2002

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Henri Giraud is a family champagne house unknown to the general public but appreciated and highly prized by experienced connoisseurs of the champagne world. With a long wine tradition throughout its history which began in the 17th century, it was not until 1990 that the...
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Krug Rosé

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From the magnificent, exclusive Maison Krug, comes this delicious and rare example of a rosé champagne, considered the “serious” brother to deluxe champagnes. It is the result of superb, meticulous craftsmanship, a unique blend of the region’s trio of classic grape varieties and...
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Dom Pérignon Rosé 2002

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Whether it is because of his exceptionally bold character, or his great vision or just because of the vicissitudes of life, you cannot avoid referring to the most famous Benedictine monk the world of wine has ever known, Father Pérignon, when speaking to an audience of wine...
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Pol Roger Vintage 2000

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Established in Epernay over 160 years ago, this maison is considered the smallest of the major champagne brands and remains entirely in family hands today, overcoming important trade winds encountered along the way, catapulted to fame, particularly on the Anglo Saxon market,...
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Delamotte Blanc de Blancs 2002

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Founded in Reims in 1760, Delamotte recently celebrated its 250th anniversary. It has always been best known for the location of its vineyards in the “the king of the champagne vineyards”, the Mesnis sur Oger Grand Cru, as well as for its enduring “fraternity” with the...
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Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1999

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Established in Épernay over more than 160 years ago, this maison ranks as one of the smaller of the great Champagne brands and nowadays continues totally under family control. Owning 87 hectares, Pol Roger has vineyards under its control in the Marne Valley, the Côte de Blancs...
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Cristal 2004

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If there were to be one house in the world which truly reflects the meaning of the word luxury when applied to the sphere of the wine industry, the family-owned Maison Louis Roederer might possibly be that one. Located in Reims, heart of the northerly Champagne region Louis...
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