Comtes de Champagne may not be the most famous prestige champagne, but in my opinion there is no better. Just a glimpse of the corpulent bottle with the light yellow label makes me burst into an enjoyable smile. The story behind the mythical wine dates back to 1240 when Thibaud IV, the Count of Champagne brought with him young vines of Chardonnay from Cyprus that came to mean so much to Champagne.
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2012 Taittinger ‘Comtes de Champagne‘