Monthly Archives: August 2018

Champagne village profile: Trélou-sur-Marne in the Terroir de Condé

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Terroir de Condé Vineyards and grape varieties: 347.4 hectares (858.4 acres), of which 72% Pinot Meunier, 17% Pinot Noir, and 11% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Maps Google … Continue reading

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Some French rosé wines

Little of a month ago, I put on a tasting of French rosé wines in our wine tasting club, AuZone. During the high summer, when we do tastings, it is usually less “serious” and less expensive themes, so I thought … Continue reading

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Reims – the largest city in Champagne, part 2: major Champagne houses (A-L)

The profile is divided into four parts Part 1: Basic facts Part 2: Major Champagne houses, members of the Union des Maisons de Champagne (A-L) Part 3: Major Champagne houses, members of the Union des Maisons de Champagne (M-Z) Part 4: Other … Continue reading

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Two 2016s from Ludovic Chanson

In June I tasted two Ludovic Chanson wines sold in Sweden by Caviste, both 2016s. The Ludovic Chanson wines usually originate from the  Montlous-sur-Loire appellation in the Loire Valley and are then made exclusively using Chenin Blanc grapes, just as their across-the-river … Continue reading

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