Assorted fizzes 2020

Olivier Krug recording a close-up of a vine in Clos du Mesnil

This is no time to desert the magic combination of wine and carbon dioxide. We present dozens of examples, and look in detail at the 2020 vintage in Champagne as well as learning a lesson about Krug. Social media fan Olivier K (@krugoli) closes in on a Clos du Mesnil vine above.

Jancis writes We present a very varied assortment of sparkling wines and champagnes at prices varying from a £6 bottle of Cava to almost £1,000 a bottle for the latest (2006) Krug, Clos du Mesnil. The great majority of tasting notes are mine, but Tam has also contributed...