2008 and 2009 champagnes compared blind


Are the differences between 2008 and 2009 champagnes blindingly obvious? 

Champagne nut Nick Baker of The Finest Bubble likes to organise blind champagne tastings with a theme. The most recent example, held at the beginning of last month, as usual at 67 Pall Mall, consisted of eight pairs of wines, a 2008 and a 2009 of the same wine. We all knew which wine was represented by each pair, but didn't know the order of vintages. We all fed in our scores out of 20 and our guesses at the vintage via our mobile phones, thanks to The Finest Bubble's...