Tasting Vin Clair at Veuve Clicquot, Future Champagne in the Making

Feb 17, 15 Tasting Vin Clair at Veuve Clicquot, Future Champagne in the Making

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I like to think that vin clair tasting is similar to Bordeaux en primeur in that it’s a tasting where you are given a glimpse of the wine to come. With vin clair though you have to use your imagination a lot more to envision how the final blend will turn out.┬áBear in mind also that it’s not 2 or even 10 vin clair that...

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Veuve Clicquot for a sunny spring day

Spring is in the air! London is enjoying some particularly fine weather today. In the spirit of these sunny days, I’m posting a short interview I did with Dominique Demarville, one of the two cellar masters of Veuve Clicquot about the blend that goes into their Yellow Label champagne. Warm spring days like today are just made...

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