Krug 1996 and Armand Rousseau’s 2009 Chambertin Clos de Bèze topped the Liv-ex charts in November as the Fine Wine 100 dropped over 2%.
This week’s wine picks in Asia include a “sumptuously flavoured and deeply layered Chardonnay,” a “deliciously crisp and elegant” sparkler and a “very seductive” red.
Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.
Pol Roger is due to join a growing number of Champagne houses by adding disgorgement information for its wines.
Champagne houses Pol Roger and Charles Heidsieck highlighted a series of important vinification changes as they held an historic tasting in tandem with the Institute of Masters of Wine.
Such is the depth of discounting on Champagne in the run up to Christmas, Nicolas Feuillatte’s Julie Campos believes certain producers must be selling below cost.
Where else will vineyard sheep sit along a night of decadence, Champagne and celebrities? It has to be the week in pictures.
Wines to enjoy with a Thanksgiving feast are a theme in the US this week and Dave McIntyre recommends a full flight for $40 and Sandra Silfven picks a “wine to impress your guests”.
To some people organic simply means that you pay more for something, but to many others organic is an important choice regarding food and drinks production and packaging.
This week’s Asian media wine recommendations include a “gorgeous, silky” white, a red with “gripping, sweet tannins” and a Champagne that is “excellent drinking now”.
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