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  • Richard Hemming MW
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  • Richard Hemming MW
11 Mar 2011

The iconic champagne house of Salon have this month released their 1999, the last of only 37 vintages they made in the twentieth century. Ten years of lees ageing is the standard for this most luxury of cuvées, and the bottles we tasted at the launch on Wednesday were disgorged in October 2010.

Disgorgement will occur every six…