Category Archives: 2008

Mixed Champagnes including several 2008s

A couple of weeks ago, Champagne-heavy French-Swedish online wine merchant Franska vinlistan (“French wine list”) ran a tasting of their current campaign. We got to taste a trio of 2008 Champagnes – a fabulous vintage – as well as “higher” trio from … Continue reading

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Champagnes from Champagne Mailly, an excellent coop in Mailly-Champagne

A couple of weeks ago, I tasted some current releases from Champagne Mailly, including three 2008s, an excellent vintage. The producer is a cooperative in Mailly-Champagne, a grand cru village on the northern side of the Montagne de Reims. Champagne Mailly is counted … Continue reading

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Sauternes 2008 at Union des Grands Crus in 2011

May each year, Unions des Grands Crus de Bordeaux arranges their annual visitor’s weekend for private customers. As of 2011, it’s called Week-End des Grands Crus, replacing the earlier name Week-End des Grands Amateurs, which perhaps came across more interesting than inviting to … Continue reading

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