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Champagne Savart, a new release from Caviste

Some Champagnes from Savart was once again released by French-Swedish wine merchant Caviste. Savart is one of the new generation of high-class small producers in Champagne, and has become noted in wider circles in recent years. He is located in Écueil, … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Blesmes on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest Vineyards and grape varieties: 15.0 hectares (37.1 acres), of which 91% Pinot Meunier and 9% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Bassuet in the Vitryat

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat Vineyards and grape varieties: 89.8 hectares (221.9 acres), of which 95.9% Chardonnay, 3.3% Pinot Meunier, and 0.9% Pinot Noir. Classification: Autre cru (85%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages … Continue reading

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2015 on this blog – mostly Champagne

Happy New Year! I take the opportunity to spend some words on my current thoughts about my blogging in 2015. But first a look back on 2014. One year ago, I said that the theme of 2014 would be Riesling. Similar to … Continue reading

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Enomatic wines at Brussels airport

The year is 2010, and the airlines of Europe are suffering. Since this is a wine blog and not a travel blog, I will limit myself to mentioning the phrases “financial crisis” and “Eyjafjallajökull” (hint: it’s an Icelandic name). In … Continue reading

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Cheers and welcome to a new wine blog!

New wine blog launched – cheers and welcome! Continue reading

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