Champagne – 2002 or 2004?

Comtes de Champagne

Battle of the giants – lots of them. The image above is of the star of the show, Taittinger's Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs. Come back for more on Saturday.

Below are my tasting notes on 50 champagnes tasted blind at the end of November in order to test the thesis: which is better, 2002 or 2004? I write more about this marathon tastin  here, but below, for those who may care about such things, are a few conclusions based on the generous statistical analysis provided by the organiser of the tasting, Nick Baker of specialist London retailer...