Friday Champagne 68.0 @ Cité de Carcassonne [FRA]

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Richard Juhlin

Every Friday The no1 Champagne expert in the world will taste new & old Champagne s to give You a tip or two for the weekend. This week Richard Juhlin made a trip to Cité de Carcassonne during his annual holiday with a bottle of Selosse.

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 All wines are magical. But my favorites are the lieux-dits from 6 great villages. Thanks for existing Anselme!

Richard Juhlin

Selosse ’Cramant Chemin de Châlons [base’16] 

‘As in the previous 2015-based edition, the 2016-based Chemin de Chalons is butterier and more typical of the village than before with clear similarities to both Bonnaire and Diebolt-Vallois Fleur de Passion, although Selosse’s unmistakable and personally unique base notes dominate emphatically. The champagne deviates quite sharply from the other two vineyard wines of the Côte des Blancs, Les Carelles from Le Mesnil and Les Chanteraines from Avize in the last two versions. A bit flatter in Carcasonne.’


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