Recent champagne releases


See also last week's 2004 de luxe champagnes.

This collection of just under 60 tasting notes on champagnes currently on the market is divided into wines produced by those who buy in all or some grapes, ie the houses, and those who grow their own, ie the growers. A very significant proportion of the latter group was tasted by Julia at a tasting of The Champagne Collection, a new UK-based online retailer set up by Brit Peter Pedrick, who lost his heart to champagne, and especially less well-known producers thereof, when he was living in Paris in the...