Drinking Outside The Box

With Simon Woods – wine for people who have a life

Wine Tasting Video: Three Non-Vintage Champagnes May 13, 2013 at 11:28 am

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Champagne Jacquart Brut Mosaïque NV (£25 Majestic, Great Western Wine)
An attractive mix of richness and crispness, with tangy apple (fresh and cooked) flavours combining with toasty maturity. S-

Champagne Canard-Duchêne Authentic Green NV (£30-£35 Oddbins)
Feels rather heavy-footed, with sulphury overtones dampening the flavours. Not a success. C(-)

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Brut NV (£30.99 Waitrose)
Dainty, lively wine, with pineapple flavours and biscuity richness kept in check by taut apple and citrus acidity. Classy and elegant, very tasty. S(+)

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