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2004 Dom Perignon

The 2004 Dom Perignon Champagne scored 19+ points on the Dionysian scale of 20!   Its 12.5% alcohol, toasty French bread flavor over citrus and wet stone had…

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MV LeLarge-Pugeot Champagne Rose’

The multi-Vintage Champagne LEARGE-PUGEOT Rose’ has 12% alcohol, cost around $45 and scored 18 Points on the Dionysian 20-point scale! It’s a Gold Medal winner! From Vrigny in France’s…

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Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne

The non-vintage 6 liter (Methuselah) of Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne has 12% alcohol and holds 8 regular bottles of wine. Big bottles age more slowly and are for celebrations….

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Champagne Vilmart & Cie Grand Cellier Brut

The Multi-Vintage Champagne Vilmart & Cie Grand Cellier Brut Premier Cru at 12.5% alcohol scored 18+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. It comes from Rilly la Montagne and…

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Champagne H. Goutorbe Rose & Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Wine

An interesting comparison of two sparkling wines: The H. Goutorbe Champagne from AY in the Champagne region of France scored 17 Dionysian points on their 20-point scale while…

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1990 Piper-Heidsieck Rare

A twenty-five year old grand Champagne, the 1990 Piper-Heidsieck Rare scored 19 points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20 points.Recently savored with Champagne friends, it was…

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MV LeLarge-Pugeot Champagne

“MV” means multi-vintage and this Premier Cur LELARGE-PUGEOT is an “RM” Champagne. I explained “RM” and “NM” Champagnes in  past postings, and this bottling clearly prints out Recoltant-Manipulant…

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1926 Champot Freres

Old wines are for drinking history. The 1926 Demi-Sec Champot Freres from Reims,  says it was 6 1/2 fluid ounces, designed for a morning pick-me-up, or for dessert…

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2004 Lelarge Pugeot Champagne

The 2004 LeLarge-Pugeot Premier Cru Quintessence Champagne comes from Vrigny in France’s Champagne district. It’s made by a family that settled there in the 1700’s. It’s an ideal…