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Champagne Taittinger reveals new look for FIFA World Cup

Champagne Taittinger reveals new look for FIFA World Cup

As the official Champagne of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, Champagne Taittinger has released a special limited edition World Cup souvenir bottle of Brut Réserve NV and Gift Box. This is the first time in the history of the tournament that a Champagne House has been chosen by FIFA as the official Champagne to be…

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Champagne Devaux

Champagne Devaux

Devaux is a dynamic Champagne house that specialises in Pinot Noir. Their style is dictated by their location in the sunnier southern part of the region, where Pinot Noir dominates and produces wines that are full, rich and expressive, without losing the finesse of classic Champagne. Devaux only use the initial lightly pressed juice (the…

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Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon – Chef de Cave – Louis Roederer

Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon – Chef de Cave – Louis Roederer

Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon (1966 vintage), was born and raised in Reims, Champagne, and graduated from Montpellier’s Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique, after which he joined Roederer in August 1989. Lécaillon is the Executive Vice-President and Winemaker at Roederer – a post he has occupied since 1999. With diplomas in oenology and agronomy, Lécaillon takes the house from…

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Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer

When he inherited the Champagne House in 1833, Louis Roederer took a visionary approach to enriching his vines, aiming to master every stage of the wine’s creation. He forged the wine’s unique style, character, and taste. In the mid-nineteenth century, Louis Roederer acquired some of Champagne’s grand cru vineyards—an approach that contrasted sharply with contemporary…

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Laurent-Perrier

Laurent-Perrier

Established in 1812, Champagne Laurent-Perrier is one of the most distinguished family-owned Champagne Houses. Based in the heart of Champagne, in Tours-sur-Marne, Laurent-Perrier has a pedigree for innovation, handcrafting a diverse and pioneering range of fine Champagnes that are produced to traditional, time-honoured methods. The House was acquired by the Nonancourt family in 1949 and…

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Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Edition Premiere

Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Edition Premiere

Champagne Perrier-Jouët has released a limited edition vintage cuveé to celebrate spring, the Belle Epoque Edition Premiere 2007 the first ever ephemeral Champagne. Created to showcase some of the best Grand Cru Chardonnays in the region, this new cuveé is a blend of 90% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Noir from the 2007 vintage. It will be…

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Champagne Jean-Pierre Launois

Champagne Jean-Pierre Launois

Champagne Jean-Pierre Launois is the result of vineyards grown in accordance with traditional values joined with contemporaneous aspirations. Planted around Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, the vines are located in the cote des blancs, one of the noblest of the Champagne area. The devotion of Jean-Pierre and his son Julien Launois for the gains of their labour, drives them…

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Champagne Jacquesson

Champagne Jacquesson

In 1798 Memmie Jacquesson founded the House of Jacquesson at Chalon-en-Champagne. Memmie Jacquesson was awarded a gold medal by Napoleon I in 1810. Memmie’s son Adolphe increased sales, in 1844 he invented the muselet, the wire cage that fits over the cork of a bottle of Champagne. He was created “Chevalier de Légion d’Honneur” by Napoleon 111 in…

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De Watère Cuvée Brut Blanc and Brut Rosé

De Watère Cuvée Brut Blanc and Brut Rosé

Cuvée Brut Blanc The Cuvée De Watère Brut Blanc 1er Cru is composed of 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay, giving it the perfect combination of maturity and freshness. Nuances of cinnamon and exotic fruit elegantly support the diversity of aromas. It pleases the eye with a wonderfully vivid foam composition while bearing a gold, light luminescent colour. This fine Champagne…

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