Grande marque champagnes tasted blind
5 Jun 2013 by Jancis Robinson
See also standalone tasting notes just added for two recently released Dom Pérignons, the 2004 and 2003 Rosé , as well as the rather delicious Veuve Clicquot 2004 Rosé . Last week I wrote in praise of growers' champagnes , with tasting notes on more than 60 current bottlings. I made the point that the best of these wines made in small quantities by individual grape growers generally offer much better value than the less impressive well-known names, which are often sold on the basis of their image rather than on the basis of sheer wine quality. I also pointed out that some of the well-known houses make excellent...

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