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Sunday 1 March 2015

Prestige cuvée

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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