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Sparkling Wine  »  French Sparkling Wine

Who knows where grapes were first farmed for the production of wine? It seems that Persia is a likely candidate, yet it was the Greeks that first transported it - both as made wine and in terms of wine making knowledge - far afield. For the last thousand years plus, however, it has been French wine that has made the running when a liquid of distinction is required. Pliny the Elder in the first century AD was shipping wine made on the Hill of Hermitage back to Rome, in such high esteem did he hold it; Samuel Pepys was often to be found in his local tavern supping on a flagon of Ho Bryan (Haut-Brion) back in the 17th century.

Red and white, sparkling and sweet, French wine is generally the first stop for any budding wine lover (at least in those countries not having the climate for widespread cultivation of grapes for wine) and with good reason. The sheer quantity of top level fluids emanating from that country trounces all other applicants for the title of Top Wine Nation. Whilst the heights of Italy and Spain can come close, those lofty altitudes come from much smaller mountain ranges. France is, essentially, where it’s at.

Sparkling Wine  »  French Sparkling Wine
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NV Champagne Brut Tradition
A non-vintage cuvée from this small, family producer. Made from the three…
from: £25.00
full details
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NV Champagne Brut Tradition

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
not specified
  Style
Style:
Sparkling - Light
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12%
Region
Region:
Champagne
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Larnaudie-Hirault
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Champagne
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2013
Colour
Colour:
Sparkling White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Fish
 
NV Champagne Brut Rosé
A delicate rosé champagne made, like the Brut Tradition,&n…
from: £27.00
full details
guide

NV Champagne Brut Rosé

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
not specified
  Style
Style:
Sparkling - Light
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12%
Region
Region:
Champagne
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Larnaudie-Hirault
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
11°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
not specified
Colour
Colour:
Sparkling Rosé
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Fish
 
NV Champagne Blanc de Noirs
A non-vintage cuvée from this family producer, Larnaudie Hirault. Made&nb…
from: £29.00
full details
guide

NV Champagne Blanc de Noirs

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
not specified
  Style
Style:
Sparkling - Light
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12%
Region
Region:
Champagne
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Larnaudie-Hirault
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Champagne
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2013
Colour
Colour:
Sparkling White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Fish
 
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