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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
26 Dec 2002

A certain amount of serious champagne tasting in October and November this year hints at various vintage characteristics (for the best wines only, of course). The three verticals were not blind but the first collection noted below was served blind (and judged perforce rather too rapidly to make copious notes but I stand by the overall…