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Sunday 14 February 2016

Prestige cuvée

Gusbourne making extra-aged prestige cuvée

English sparkling wine estate Gusbourne in Kent is developing a top-end prestige cuvée that will be aged on its lees for at least six years.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Heatwave harvest key to Moët’s new cuvée

Moët’s new prestige cuvée called MCIII would not have been possible without the heatwave 2003 vintage in Champagne, according to the brand’s winemaker.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët releases €450 multi-vintage Champagne

Champagne house Moët & Chandon has released a few thousand bottles of a new multi-vintage prestige cuvée Champagne priced at €450 a bottle.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pol Roger launches Churchill 2004

Champagne Pol Roger has launched the 2004 vintage of its Sir Winston Churchill prestige cuvée.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Piper sacrifices 04 Rare to boost reserves

Piper Heidsieck will not produce a 2004 vintage of prestige cuvée Rare after its cellar master chose to replenish the house’s reserve wine stocks instead.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Pol Roger celebrates ’02 Churchill launch

Pol Roger officially launched the 2002 vintage of Sir Winston Churchill yesterday, following record sales of this prestige cuvée in the UK market last year.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Jacquart: 2013 not a vintage year

The harvest in Champagne this year was not high enough quality to be deemed a vintage year, according to Floriane Eznack, chef de cave at Jacquart.

Friday, November 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Armand de Brignac launches $500k ‘Dynastie’

Keen to carve a niche as the leader in large format bottles, Champagne brand Armand de Brignac has released a “Dynastie” collection priced at $500k.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Demi-sec: the elephant in the room in Champagne

Demi-sec has become the elephant in the room in Champagne, according to one of the region’s top winemakers.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 3 Comments »

Points take on greater importance for prestige cuvées

Scores from leading wine critics are becoming increasingly important for prestige cuvée Champagne sales.

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 No Comments »

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