Champagne de Castelnau has launched its first ever prestige cuvée called Hors Catégorie to mark 100 years since the brand was created in 1916.
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.
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.
Champagne house Moët & Chandon has released a few thousand bottles of a new multi-vintage prestige cuvée Champagne priced at €450 a bottle.
Champagne Pol Roger has launched the 2004 vintage of its Sir Winston Churchill prestige cuvée.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Demi-sec has become the elephant in the room in Champagne, according to one of the region’s top winemakers.
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