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A good way to start celebrating my 40th, with this late-disgorged 733 alongside a regular 737, to share with my team. Both were definitely …

[Signed: Victor Laculle-Moutard] So, despite hearing of the existence of this 100% Arbane Champagne from Moutard a while back, I only finally found a …

Proof that trade consumer tastings work: I tasted the range of Delamotte Champagnes, along with the incomparably elegant Salon 2002, at Corney & Barrow’s …

Thought I’d throw this into the sparkling line-up as an English. Hush Heath’s rosé is more noted, but I guess this is the top …

By a short head, the wine of the sparkling flight. Mid-gold, with a fine, very lazy bead (the 5 atm pressure on this instead …

Bought this after tasting it at a Bollinger dinner. Its showing decently mature, in the oxidative Bollinger style, though this bottle was perhaps more …

A nice 39th birthday dinner with Ruth for this one at Planet of the Grapes. Initially I feared it was corked but I think …

This was the enlightening surprise of the line-up – and very hard to find – but I wasn’t then surprised to see an article …

Which was the front-label and which the back? Who knows… but stylish packaging for a stylish wine. Moderate moose and sparkle, given its pétillant …

The Krug influence of Graham Beck’s winemaker is evident here again, delivering a rich, oxidative style, with barrel fermentation influence. Deep, burnished gold, with …