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Barrels and Bottles Blog — champagne

Champagne Pommery Brut Royal wins Gold at 2013 Decanter World Wine Awards

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Biodynamic Champagne by Franck Pascal

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The Biodynamic train thunders on with an unusual appearance in Champagne. It is very unusual for Champagne to be produced to a biodynamic system – Champagne is a license to print money so many producer show very little care in the quality that goes into each bottle. Franck Pascal truly cares about the quality of […]

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British vineyards to rival finest French Champagne

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Award-winning English vineyards will soon be producing a record amount of sparkling wine – to rival the finest French champagne. More of the grapes used to make traditional champagne in France are now being grown in the UK than ever before. And with vineyards on the south coast of England just a couple of hundred […]

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New listing for Champagne Jean Dumangin

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We are pleased to now represent the Champagnes from Jean Dumangin. These Champagnes continue our philosophy of working with smaller, family producers with a keen eye for individuality and superior quality. The range include Carte d’Or, 1er Cru Rosé and the Jean Dumangin 2004 Vintage. The champagnes are not released for sale until for a […]

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2002 Champagne Cristal

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Harvest report : An extraordinary year that brought together all the factors that make for a great Champagne year : constantly warm temperatures without excessive heat or sun preceded by a markedly mild winter; a reduction in rainfall (about 20%) during the growth cycle; cool nights and a cold dry north-easterly wind from August to […]

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