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Current champagnes - including some goodies
7 Sep 2008 by Jancis Robinson
Here’s a collection of tasting notes on 26 very different current champagnes. The growers’ champagnes are by and large the most interesting – and generally best value.   ASSORTED NON VINTAGE CHAMPAGNES These wines were tasted blind in June 2008 and, because they are mostly quite well known, I have listed them alphabetically by (sur)name.   Ayala NV Champagne 16.5 Drink 2008-09 Light gold. Light, frivolous and appley – but quite engaging. Definitely a celebratory drink! Really good texture – no astringency – and quite lively and delicate....

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