When it comes to describing champagne – or other similar sparkling wines such as cava – then ‘brut’ is a word that describes one end of the sweetness scale. Champagne, in similarity with other wines, comes in different levels of sweetness. The word brut refers to the amount of sugar contained in the champagne, and describes […]
Welcome to Codorniu, Spain. Today it must be sunny at their place in the region of Catalonia. The sparkling wine from the area of Catalonia is known as “cava.” and very popular around the world.
Codorníu (Catalan pronunciation: [kuðurˈniw]) is the world’s largest producer of bottle-fermented sparkling wine. Codorniu produces his sparkling-wine with the traditional champagne method (méthode traditionelle), […]
About Champagne ExpertWe are four people working on this blog: Jacki (England), LeChamp' (France) and Sophie & Marc (Germany)... and we love Champagne and all sparklers out there. We just started this website, we still learn, we will drink a lot of Champagne.
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> July 25th: Charles Lafitte 1834 Blanc de Blancs 12%. Nice nose, but far too sweet. The bubbles are great. 5.5/10
> July 19th: Billecart Salmon Brut. Rather balanced, not enough bubbles for my taste, a good pre-dinner Champagne, a bit too flat 6.5/10
> July 14th: Henri Giraud Cuvée Argonne 2002. Gentle fine bubbles: 9/10
> June 29th: Val de Cune Prosecco Treviso Brut. Very nice: 8/10
> June 25th: Champagne Mailly Grand Cru Brut Réserve: No bubbles, sour, flat.. 4/10
> June 20th: Champagne Beauvalet Brut Cote Des Bar Urville: 7/10
> June 18th: Piper Heidsieck Standard: very nice Champagne, that's a 8/10
> June 16th: Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut (Cava) .. stuff is too sweet 4.5/10
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