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On Champagne // A tapestry of tales to celebrate the greatest sparkling wine of all

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Champagne is never a simple glass of fizz… As soon as the cork flies, the first sip reveals a wine of fascinating complexity. For even the most modest non-vintage cuvée, a bevy of blending decisions, multi layers of history and the incalculable climate of this northern corner of France all come into play. In On Champagne the thoughts, opinions and conclusions of the world’s finest champagne writers gather to reveal this wine’s action-packed trajectory from the myth of its accidental discovery – not in France, we find, but in the cider cellars of England – to the development of a high-tech champagne fit for space travel. It’s a journey that starts and ends with capturing that sparkle in a bottle and along the way beguiles us with the nuances of its chalky terrain, the determination of rebels from Ambonnay to Avize, and the mystery of a champagne cellar under the sea. We meet the pioneers who created the great champagnes of the past and the personalities who are ‘greening’ this landscape, nurturing it through climate change to shape the exquisite champagnes of the future.

Product Details
  • Materials
    Paper, Board
  • Measurements
    9.8"L x 7.73"W x .91"H
  • OriginEngland

— Publisher: Academie du Vin Library Ltd
— ISBN: 9781913141356
— Published: 6th Oct 2022
— Binding: Hardback
— Territory: USA & Canada
— Pages: 272 Pages
— Illustrations: 113 color, 13 b&w
— Weight: 2.35 lb

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    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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