Salon releases 2002, but won’t make a 2012

7th March, 2014 by Patrick Schmitt

Like Krug, Salon won’t be making a vintage from the acclaimed 2012 harvest, Salon president Didier Depond confirmed at the launch of the Champagne’s 2002 release last night.

Just 62,000 bottles have been produced of Salon 2002

During a dinner to celebrate the introduction of Salon’s first vintage of the millennium at London’s Sketch restaurant yesterday evening, Depond told the drinks business that Salon would not be made in the 2009, 2010 or 2011 vintages, as well as the widely-praised 2012 harvest.

“There will be no vintage from Salon in 2009, 10, 11 or 12,” he stated, adding, “Since 2008, there has been no genuinely great vintage in Champagne.”

However, the decision not to make a 2012 is surprising because it was a much-heralded….

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