The release of the 2005 vintage was announced in the May of 2015. With a good decade of ageing already under its belt the declaration was a standout for a number of reasons. 867 more words
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A quick check in on my vines in what has proven to be an interesting month weather-wise. The beginning of September saw continued sunshine and temperatures hovering around the early twenties (Celsius), and the heat culminated mid-month with the hottest UK September day since 1911! 328 more words
In this fifth and final part of my historical series, we look back to the world of Champagne at the end of the 1890’s.
The vintages of both 1894 and 1895 were poor, but whilst the former year went universally undeclared, several of the better growers attempted to salvage something from the latter. 760 more words