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House of Gosset

As the world’s oldest Wine House located in Champagne, it makes sense that it is the first one featured. In 1584 Gosset started out as a red wine producer until the discovery and production of Champagne in the 18th century, redirected this small prestigious house. 69 more words


Wine From Vines: Planting my First Vineyard

So it begins. After years of making wine from bought grapes, finally, finally, I could plant my own vines. It only took buying a home with a quarter acre…minor details… 70 more words

Jacquesson, Cuvée No. 736, Extra Brut, Champagne, France, 12% abv, C$75 @ Marquis

A celebrated Champagne house in operation since 1798, Jacquesson has been owned since 1974 by the Chiquet family and is located in Dizy, just north of Epernay. 166 more words


The ageing of Pinot Meunier

In our third post about our “Mystery of Meunier” spring theme, we look at the ageing potential of this grape variety, putting one exceptional example of an aged Meunier under the spot light. 825 more words

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Australian Wine - Meunier!?

So this grape Meunier is “a mutation of pinot noir” as it says on the label on the back. You would know it as one of the three grapes used in Champagne along with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. 109 more words


Making your mind up....

This season took us on a quest to uncover Champagne’s ‘other’ pinot; the grape which lives perennially in the shadow of Pinot Noir, more fleeting and perplexing, more difficult to pin down: the enigmatic Pinot Meunier. 554 more words

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NV La Closerie "Les Béguines", Jérôme Prévost

Birthday Champagne. I was looking for something along the lines of Jacques Selosse (undeniably unique, intense, and particular) when a friend recommended La Closerie. Coincidentally, Jerome Prévost studied with Anselme Selosse before beginning his own project in his cellar in Avize, until he was able to work out of his own place in Gueux. 52 more words