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How to Choose Champagne

Ever wonder how to choose the right bottle of Champagne for your next special occasion? (Or any occasion for that matter!) In this video we discover 5 clues on a bottle of bubbly. Here’s what we’ll learn:

  • The seven sweetness levels from Brut Nature to Doux
  • Major styles like Blanc de Blancs and the 3 Champagne grapes
  • How to find a rich and toasty Champagne
  • The difference between regular and Grand Cru Champagne
  • Champagne brands and independent producers.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to impress your friends and elevate all your parties with these smart sommelier tips.

Wines Mentioned


Harmony

Laurent-Perrier

Harmony

France

Harmony is a Demi-Sec wine, rounded and delicate, thanks to a high proportion of Chardonnay and a well-balanced dosage.

Full-bodied and generous, it is a rich wine with a rounded feel.

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Les Parcelles XVIII

Pierre Paillard

Les Parcelles XVIII

Champagne | France

Les Parcelles is a precise expression of Bouzy terroir, combining a rich ripeness with chalky finesse.

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Blanc de Blancs "Nuit Blanche"

Petit & Bajan

Blanc de Blancs "Nuit Blanche"

Champagne | France

100% Chardonnay. A selection of grand cru-rated fruit from the villages of Avize, Oger and Cramant.

Bright, lacy, deeply flavorful; very long.

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