Articles By: La Dame du Vin

Without her husband, but not without Champagne!

Without her husband, but not without Champagne!

Clicquot Ponsardin-, Pommery, Bollinger, are a number of eminent champagne House to have a special feature in common: their success is due primarily to the substance and the determination of the owners, once widowed, have managed to continue and improve the work initiated by their husbands in the wonderful world of French sparkling wine. First of all the famous Nicole-Barbe […]

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La vie en Rose ou en Rosé….?

La vie en Rose ou en Rosé….?

A study on the uses and customs of different European countries has revealed that the color pink for the Americans is a symbol of consumerism, for the French is the epitome of excellence, for the Germans is associated with homosexuality (a legacy of Nazi culture ), for the Spaniards is the paradox and, finally, is considered a feminine color for […]

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Champagne Fleury Fleur de l’Europe

Champagne Fleury Fleur de l’Europe

Fleury – RM Courteron (Aube) 90% Pinot Noir – 10% Chardonnay The amazing Jean-Pierre (Fleury) in 1962 took over the running of the family business, following the classic winemaking techniques. In 1970 he started a cultural ecological marked not only on notions sterile apply to agriculture, but on a whole philosophy of life. In 1989, the transition to biodynamic cultivation […]

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And the champagne drops the Ace of Spades

And the champagne drops the Ace of Spades

The story of the Maison Armand de Brignac is amazing, born in the middle of the last century and fell into disuse until it was brought back to life by the will of an American rapper and later became the best champagne in the world! All of this was born in 2006, thanks to an interview with Frédéric Rouzeau, owner […]

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Champagne Special Club

Champagne Special Club

Mesdames et Messieurs à Vous the SPECIAL CLUB … C’est à dire: the sum of all expressions of Terroir in Champagne collected in a single bottle. Born in 1971, the Special Club or Club Trésor de Champagne since 1999 is an exclusive association of about 25 farmers-producers (RM = Récoltant-Manipulant) of Champagne who have the common goal of promoting the […]

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Champagne Michel Loriot brut reserve

Champagne Michel Loriot brut reserve

Michel Loriot Réserve Brut Blanc de Noirs – 100% Pinot Meunier Michel Loriot and his wife Martine, dealing with her daughter Marie, winemaker and last descendant of the family LORIOT (we are the tenth generation), and her husband Alban, conducting property consists of 7 hectares of vineyards, located in 6 villages in Vallée de la Marne, where they grow at […]

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Michel Loriot Reserve Brut

Champagne Michel Loriot brut reserve

Michel Loriot Réserve Brut Blanc de Noirs – 100% Pinot Meunier Michel Loriot e sua moglie Martine, si occupano insieme alla figlia Marie, enologa e ultima discendente della famiglia LORIOT (siamo alla decima generazione), e a suo marito Alban, della conduzione della proprietà costituita da 7 ettari di vigne, dislocate in 6 villaggi situati nella Vallée de la Marne, dove […]

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Champagne Special Club

Champagne Special Club

Mesdames et Messieurs à Vous le SPECIAL CLUB… C’est à dire: la somma di tutte le espressioni del Terroir nella Champagne raccolte in una sola bottiglia. Nato nel 1971 lo Special Club o Club Trésor de Champagne dal 1999 é un’associazione esclusiva di circa 25 coltivatori-produttori (RM = Récoltant-Manipulant) della Champagne che hanno come obiettivo comune quello di promuovere la […]

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L’interpretazione del gusto secondo Ruinart

L’interpretazione del gusto secondo Ruinart

Lo Chef de Cave della Maison Ruinart, Frédéric Panaiotis, propone una nuova esperienza di degustazione con il suo champagne rosé, grazie ad un nuovo cofanetto di Interpretazione olfattiva degli aromi elaborato con l’aiuto di IFF (International Flavour & Frangrances Inc.). Nella confezione, oltre ad una elegante bottiglia di rosé, trovano posto otto piccole ampolline contenenti gli aromi che incarnano piu’ […]

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Moët & Chandon – Nectar Impérial

Moët & Chandon – Nectar Impérial

Champagne Demi-sec Una piccola chicca, uno dei rari demi-sec negli champagne, anche se naturalmente sono nati come vini dolci. Siamo in presenza di un classico blend: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier e Chardonnay. Un bel colore paglierino tenue, delicato. Così come sono delicati i profumi che a primo acchito mi giungono al naso: un po’ di miele di acacia e pesca […]

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