Posts Tagged ‘Delamotte’
Some Gems Among Champagne’s Smaller Producers
December is the month Champagne producers love best, because as much as 40% of their annual retail sales takes place during the holiday time. An overwhelming amount of the Champagne sold will be by eight large brands: Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Pommery, Nicolas Feuillatte, G.H. Mumm, Laurent-Perrier, Lanson, and Piper-Heidsieck. These eight Champagne brands…Read More
Blanc de Blancs: The Best Champagne Style?
I happen to love all types of Champagne, but if I had to choose a favorite, it would probably be Blanc de Blancs. Among Champagne lovers, this is a very controversial statement, because many believe that Pinot Noir, not Chardonnay (which alone makes Blanc de Blancs), is the region’s most prestigious grape variety. Or that…Read More