Tip-top grower champagnes?

Grower champagne corks with stopper and champagne star

A comparison of current releases from six of the most admired single-estate producers in Champagne with two similarly styled wines from houses, plus a range of Ulysse Collin wines. Corks from the grower champagnes pictured above, together with a champagne star to ease obdurate corks out of bottle necks and a champagne stopper.

Our fellow Master of Wine, Finnish champagne specialist Essi Avellan, and Nick Baker of London champagne retailer The Finest Bubble, have been hosting a series of tastings on Instagram, as included in Wine online – lockdown learning. Last month they devoted one to six of Essi’s...