Monthly Archives: October 2016

Lanson on-trade in magnum

When Lanson released their stylishly presented ‘Pere et Fils’ (effectively the previous release of Black Label, benefitting from an extra year on yeast) exclusively for the on-trade, its invigoratingly fresh, crisp fruit and long, complex finish made it a natural gastronomic Champagne, but there was no magnum … […]

By | 2017-05-03T12:29:27+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

Champagne 2016: The Great Escape!

Two months ago it looked as if 2016 could be one of most disastrous vintages in Champagne’s history, but in this northerly, Atlantic-influenced region, vintages are made or broken at harvest time more often than not. Here is the latest vintage news received from one of today’s most talented chefs de caves, Frédéric Panaïotis of Champagne Ruinart … […]

By | 2017-05-03T12:26:06+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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