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  • Champagne shipment figures and price per kilo of grapes to rise by 2022
    Champagne shipment figures and price per kilo of grapes to rise by 2022
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    In Champagne, the trends are increasing along with the price of kilos of grapes and bottles of champagne. In 2022, the price of grapes per kilo has increased, contrary to what one might expect.Supposedly the subject is still sensitive in this region; however, reports have shown that the price of a kilo of grapes will probably increase by 11%. This increase would be even higher among Grand Cru wines. Some estimate that the minimum increase would be 9%, although it could go as...

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  • VENDANGES 2022 in Champagne
    VENDANGES 2022 in Champagne
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    8 questions to Christelle Rinville, Manager of Vignobles Taittinger The 2022 harvest will have been an exceptional year for Champagne, both in terms of quality - with ripe fruit - and quantity Christelle Rinville, vineyard manager at Taittinger, tells us more about the year's harvest and the pressing activity What explains the exceptional quality of the grapes this year? This can be explained by the particular climate of the year: sunshine...

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  • The story of Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk from Hautvillers Abbey
    The story of Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk from Hautvillers Abbey
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      The story of Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk from Hautvillers Abbey, the spiritual father of champagne.Legend has it that this Benedictine monk was the genius inventor who for the first time made Champagne wines foam and sparkle the little bubbles which, in our cups or our raised flutes, are from one end of the planet to the other, the symbol of celebration, of shared joy, of the exaltation of victory.

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  • Krug Grande Cuvée 164th Edition
    Krug Grande Cuvée 164th Edition
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    Krug Grande Cuvée is the emblematic signature of the House of Krug. Since 1843, Krug Grande Cuvée has embodied what Joseph Krug, founder of the House of Krug, sought to offer his customers: a Champagne of great richness and fine elegance, beyond the vintages.

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  • Krug 2008 Timeless Elegance
    Krug 2008 Timeless Elegance
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    The House believes that each Krug Vintage expresses the unique character of a particular year. A Krug Millésime brings together the most expressive wines of a single year, enhanced by more than ten years of aging in the cellar. Each Krug Millésime is different: it is the Music of the Year, transposed into the Krug universe.

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  • Krug Clos du Mesnil 2008
    Krug Clos du Mesnil 2008
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    We invite you to discover the Soliste, the purest expression of Krug Clos du Mesnil: from a single plot, Clos du Mesnil, a single grape variety, Chardonnay, and a single vintage, 2008. This vineyard of 1.84 hectares has been surrounded by protective walls since 1698. The vineyards are located in the heart of Mesnil-sur-Oger, one of the most emblematic villages of Chardonnay in the Champagne region.

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  • TAITTINGER, the flute Comtes de Champagne
    TAITTINGER, the flute Comtes de Champagne
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    Flute Comtes de Champagne, in tableware as in oenology, the wine glass has become an essential accessory whose intrinsic qualities can intensify the experience and pleasure of tasting. For the past thirty years, the French brand Lehmann has been giving it its full measure by creating innovative and refined shapes that magnify wines in general, and champagne in particular.

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  • TAITTINGER, Around the World in Eighty Days
    TAITTINGER, Around the World in Eighty Days
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    This summer, the House of Taittinger reinterprets in a photographic campaign, a classic of literature: Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours by Jules Verne. The head designer Florence Mauduech tells us about the backstage of this creation.

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  • The new exceptional vintage of the Gosset house
    The new exceptional vintage of the Gosset house
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    The oldest wine house in the Champagne region unveils its latest revelationrevelation: Celebris Vintage 2008 Extra Brut, an exceptional cuvée expressing the quintessence of the Gosset style.Produced according to the rules of the art, this is only the 8th vintageof the Celebris Vintage range since it was initiated 34 years ago.A rarity: this edition is limited to 15,000 bottles.

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  • CHAMPAGNE GOSSET GRAND VINTAGE 2015 BRUT
    CHAMPAGNE GOSSET GRAND VINTAGE 2015 BRUT
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    For Gosset, a fine wine cannot be decreed. It is sketched out at the time of the harvest, refined in the secret of the cellars, confirmed under the expert eye of the oenologist, before revealing itself to the world after years of maturation. It is precisely this approach that has given birth to the latest Gosset Champagne: Grand Millésime 2015 Brut

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  • Champagne TAITTINGER - Comtes de Champagne Millésimes de Légende.
    Champagne TAITTINGER - Comtes de Champagne Millésimes de Légende.
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    Champagne TAITTINGER - Since the first vintage in 1952, only 48 vintages have been produced. The Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs and Rosé are exceptional wines for ageing, which pass the time without betraying the qualities of their temporal and territorial origins. Among them, some have become legends and can only be tasted by listening to those who have tasted them.

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  • 5 tips to serve champagne like a pro
    5 tips to serve champagne like a pro
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    ... i.e. cool, at 8 or 9°C. Some vintages, however, are best served around 10 or 12°C, such as old vintages or special vintages. The ideal is to plunge the bottle 2/3 of the way into an ice bucket for 20 minutes.If not, cool your bottle in the least cold part of your fridge to preserve the qualities of the wine for tasting. Avoid the freezer at all costs!

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