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Champagne at its best
5 Dec 2007 by JR
Here, in advance of the list of best sparkling buys I’m preparing for 15 Dec, is my account of a recent blind tasting of top quality champagne for British Airways First Class.  As you can see from the scores below, this is the least painful tasting I do every year for BA. Some wine drinkers may be complaining about the quality of basic champagne – and I certainly think there is many an overpriced grande marque out there, but the good stuff can be devilishly good. Below are my notes on a recent look at the 18 wines that had been submitted for consideration in teh BA tasting room. No Dom Pérignon this...

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