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Chardonnay, Pur Prisme, Guiborat Fils, Grand Cru, RM, Cramant, Champagne AC, France, 12.5% abv. US$45

This Champagne was created by Richard Fouquet, a 5th generation vigneron and récoltant manipulant (someone who grows his own grapes, makes his own wine and markets them under his own name) in Cramant. We visited Richard and his wife Karine … Continue reading

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Champagne Gatinois, Aÿ Grand Cru, Brut Tradition, Champagne, France, NV, 12% abv. C$60

Here is a champagne from deep in the Marne in tiny Aÿ, located to the east of Épernay.  This is a 90% Pinot Noir based champagne with 10% Chardonnay, but it’s 100% Grand Cru and grown on the 7.3 ha … Continue reading

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Bernard Brémont, Millésime, Brut, Grand Cru, Ambonnay, Champagne, France, 12% abv, 2002, C$68

Our Boxing Day post-Christmas lunchtime spread called for a bubbly.  Out came this delicious Bernard Brémont. A grower champagne made in the traditional method in the Marne’s Ambonnay at the Champagne house of Bernard Brémont, this champagne is made from … Continue reading

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