Articles By: Vittorio Vezzola

Champagne Bollinger Rosé

Champagne Bollinger Rosé

Bollinger has started the production of the non vintage rosé in 2008. This rosé is assembled on the basis of brut Special Cuvée (60% Pinot noir, 25% Chardonnay and 15% meunier) with the addition of a 5% red wine coming from the Côte aux Enfants of Aÿ. The result is very different from the Special Cuvée, with a much drier […]

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Bagno nello champagne

Bagno nello champagne

L’hotel Cadogan di Londra ha deciso di offrire un nuovo servizio ad i suoi facoltosi clienti. A partire dal San Valentino del 2012 e per un anno sarà possibile ordinare un bagno di champagne. Questo bagno da 122 bottiglie di champagne ha il ragionevole prezzo di 4000 sterline scegliendo il Louis de Custine Brut 1998. E’ disponibile a richiesta un […]

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Champagne Dumenil Rosé Veilles Vignes

Champagne Dumenil Rosé Veilles Vignes

Duménil, proprietaria dal 1874, è una piccola maison che lavora esclusivamente l’uva dei propri vigneti. Ha sede in Chigny les Roses, un villaggio Premier Cru della montagna di Reims. Il prodotto più rinomato di Duménil è sicuramente il blanc de blancs, ma ho deciso di provare qualcosa di nuovo ed assaggiare questo rosé di un bel color salmone pallido. L’assemblaggio […]

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Champagne Pol Roger Brut Reserve

Champagne Pol Roger Brut Reserve

This mason was founded in 1849 by Pol Roger, quickly gained fame and recognition for the quality of its Champagne. In 1899 the heirs of Pol decide to change their family name by Roger to Pol Roger. Today it is a manufacturer of medium / large production, from 1.8 million bottles a year. The assembly of this brut is classic: […]

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The Champagne Cru classification

The Champagne Cru classification

Ple Some champagne (or French wines in general), labels contains the indications premier cru or grand cru, in this article we will explain the meaning of these terms compared to champagne. Champagne is one of the few cases where the product, the type of wine and the geographical name fit perfectly. The name Champagne can be used only for classic […]

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Champagne Bollinger RD 1999

Champagne Bollinger RD 1999

Maison Bollinger did not need a big presentation for the enthusiast. One of the oldest and most prestigious, which dates back to 1829. The best-known peculiarity of Bollinger are fermented in wood, the maintenance of reserve wines in magnums, and use, in the vintage, the cork, instead of the crown, during the second fermentation. The resulting champagne have great personality, […]

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The Game of the taste in champagne

The Game of the taste in champagne

In champagne taste is influenced mainly by the impact of CO ² (carbon dioxide – carbon dioxide) in the cold, by the freshness and flavor that make feel fruity flavors, body and texture, indicative of aromatic finish and balance of all these factors, which determine the fineness of a champagne. The champagne must be drunk in small sips, without introducing […]

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Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé

Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé

I have to admit it, I have a weakness for pink champagne, I like the fact that there is much difference from on to another, I like the complexity and versatility in food pairings. Laurent-Perrier has been producing this cuvée since 1968, then in comparatively recent times. This is a rosé de saignée, obtained through the maceration of pinot noir […]

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Couriousity bubbles of the Dame, featuring Alberto Lupetti

Couriousity bubbles of the Dame, featuring Alberto Lupetti

La Dame du Vin is now drawn to a very special character, a man who has made of Champagne and one of his reasons for living. He does not like to appear too much and is a person who goes directly to the point, you do not lose time to talk. He tasted and it is expressed, and its olfactory […]

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Champagne Louis Roederer Brut Premier

Champagne Louis Roederer Brut Premier

Louis Roederer Brut Premier 40% Pinot Noir – 40% Chardonnay – 20% Pinot Meunier A classic blend of the three varieties of Champagne for a classic Brut sans année (sa), which, in my opinion, is one of the best champagne “base” (even though I do not like this term) ever. La Maison Roederer produces wines with constant attention to quality […]

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