Champagne. A new name shines

In the magnificent world of Champagne, the names are venerable, distinguished and sparkle easily on the tongue of regular and occasional consumers all around the globe.

It is rare to find a name that garners respect in anything under a century.

We have one. Brimoncourt.

Champagne Brimoncourt This Magnificent LifeIt is one of the favourite flutefillers in the small part of the globe that is TML.

You may or may not accept our much-less-than-a-century opinion, but you don’t have to take our word for it.

Champagne Brimoncourt This Magnificent LifeJancis Robinson is without a doubt the most respected wine writer in the world. She is based in London, a town which is yet to produce a bottle of fine wine, but which has for centuries been the home of some of the world’s best connoisseurs and commentators.

Recently she reviewed some Non Vintage Champagnes. They are mostly names you know, but what is that standing proud at #5?

Champagne Brimoncourt This Magnificent LifeYou can read more about Brimoncourt a story that pays homage to the grand traditions but shines them through a modern prism. This youth and liveliness is reflected in Jancis’s notes.

For more background please go to www.brimoncourt.com/en

For more of the finest wine writing go to www.jancisrobinson.com

 

 

 

 

Ian MacTavish

Mr MacTavish is a celebrated writer and one of Australia's more respected Wine reviewers, appearing regularly in national magazines, in print and on line. So far, he has never been heard to say 'no' to a wee dram.

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