Category Archives: Champagne

VERTICAL(ISH) TASTING: Veuve Clicquot 1953 Vintage; 2008, 2007, 2004, 2001, 1990 Yellow Label

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label represents one of the most recognizable Champagnes in the world: not exactly a Wayward Wine. Polo-watching yuppies love it.  It is part and parcel of the fashion-opoly: Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (a third of which Diageo … Continue reading

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Champagne, Lanson Black Lable Brut, Reims France NV

Lanson began in 1760. It is one of the oldest Grandes Marques (big brands) Champagne houses. It is the fourth largest today. Even Queen Elizabeth II awarded them a warrant to supply the royal family. Who can argue with a … Continue reading

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