Champagne: A Dirty Business?

Revulsion, and not the hoped-for gentle euphoria, can be the result of a close look at some of the vineyards in champagne. Crusted, compacted by the to-and-fro… [scroll down for English version]

RVF China Spring 17 Champagne - A Dirty Business


1996 Champagne Horizontal

Hailed as one of the great vintages of the 20th century, the 1996 is simultaneously lively and intense, with a creamy texture and a concentration of fruit. Notes of brioche and limestone or slate-like minerality are common, while a fresh zing of lemon, pomelo and grapefruit imparts a touch of youthfulness.

LP Nov-Dec 15 '96 Horizontal