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Traditional method

Nyetimber has the reputation as the best English sparkling wine, and capable of rubbing shoulders with Champagnes. When the opportunity arose – having Annabel, …

This was a present to Katy from her Dad at Christmas, and we drank it with Pete before farewell dinner at Forenza, the only …

Had to hunt around quite hard to find any Codorníu cavas whilst on holiday in Lanzarote, but eventually found some of their premium range, …

Picked 3 of these up from a departing MBA2007 on a fire sale. Was slightly nervous how the ‘98s would turn out, having tasted …

The day after my birthday, and flying on Bruce Air to / from Lisbon, the guys in the office decided to celebrate it again. …

So this was the final, ‘interesting’ wine from our sparkling revision session: a 100% German, 100% Riesling Sekt, which immediately puts it into a …

My first sparkler from the Anderson Valley, west of Napa and Sonoma. A pretty good effort from Roederer, although quite a way short of …

My first chance to taste Charles Heidsieck – this the “Mise-en-Cave” NV, got as a gift for attending an LBS Marketing Club session. Also …

By contrast, this showed very well, with greater concentration and complexity than the 1999 Moet. Most round the table thought that this was the …

This is certainly a good sparkling wine, but when kicking-off a flight of Champagnes during a revision tasting session, it didn’t show as ‘supremely …