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Aug 18th, 2013 By Louis Roederer Champagne Brut multi-color-grapes

  Interesting to measure the flavors and notes I got on this wine when compared to that of tasters such as Josh Raynolds and Chris Kissack … the overwhelming notes were very ripe concentrated pear, especially the brown skinned Bosc pear. Very strong mousse and persistent bubbles. Finish of citrus and more pear.  Dossage seemed…

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In NYC Master of Wine students are lucky enough to have 12wine blind tastings given by MWs … this past saturday Christy Canterbury MW gave one involving four sparkling wines, three of them turned out to be Champagne.    Moet & Chandon ‘Nectar Imperial’ NV Champagne, France This was a tough choice as the wine…

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Louis Roederer Champagne Brut

multi-color-grapes

  Interesting to measure the flavors and notes I got on this wine when compared to that of tasters such as Josh Raynolds and Chris Kissack … the overwhelming notes were very ripe concentrated pear, especially the brown skinned Bosc pear. Very strong mousse and persistent bubbles. Finish of citrus and more pear.  Dossage seemed…

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Perfect Summer Food Pairings for Champagne

Champagne in the morning

…so, as a faithful reader of this blog, you know that I most often have Champagne in the mornings (strange but true). Most people, though, enjoy champagne in the evening, and increasingly like Champagne with food. Personally, I enjoy champagne with dessert … though I would also pair it with a very very light white…

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