Produced from the extraordinary harvest of 2002, this Henri Giraud Champagne is composed of three quarters Pinot Noir and a quarter Chardonnay wine.
Aged in oak barrels from the Argonne Forest that are made from timbers selected by expert merrandier, Camille Gauthier; these individually numbered bottles are gilded with fine gold and sealed closed […]
We love new products, and when it comes from one of the top names in champagne it makes it even more exciting.
Enter ‘La Ponsardine’ – the latest limited edition from Veuve Clicquot.
Containing a bottle of Cuvée Brut Yellow Label, the champagne is presented in what is literally a large sardine tin – complete […]
Major Houses Non-Vintages Dominate the UK Market
The 2012 Lanson Champagne Category Report (covering sales for 2011) shows that in the UK market that it’s the major brands non-vintage offerings that are the most popular purchases.
In terms of off-trade sales these top brands represents 62.7 per cent of the total market. However, when it […]
There’s probably not a person alive who doesn’t associate champagne and champagne drinks with happiness and celebration. And for very good reason…
After all, we toast every happy event with a glass of the bubbly, so it’s only natural that we should think about using one of our favourite drinks to create champagne cocktails. From […]
A new bottle! How exciting.
Lanson Champagne has launched a new ‘Extra Age’ to their line to compliment the already existing Lanson Extra Age Brut and the Lanson Extra Age Rosé. This latest offering – Lanson Blanc de Blancs Extra Age – now completes the trilogy.
Produced exclusively from Grand Cru Chardonnay grapes […]
Basically you can drink Champagne in every restaurant, in every bar, in every club in Paris.. because it’s just that damn popular. There are many stores of course, but I may write about this another day.
Today it’s about champagne bars in Paris. Let’s have a look at those:
Of course: The Eiffel tower opened […]
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), […]
While we’d prefer love over war we can’t escape last night’s “bottle service” buzz… As The Urban Daily recaps,…
Number 1: Da Brat
Da Brat, a So So Def rapper, was sent to prison for mollywopping a waitress. According to theurbandaily.com they had a verbal disagreement. According to eyewitnesses, Da Brat took the […]
According to easier.com travel magazine you cannot drink champagne on France’s famed TGV, the ‘Train à Grande Vitesse’ is the fastest way to travel to more than 1400 destinations in Europe.
Train travellers in France can reach the Champagne region, city of Reims from Paris in just 45 minutes, Avignon in 2 hours 40 […]
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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