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Bollinger Champagne La Grande Annee 2005 750ml

Rated 94 - The 2005 is an impressively fresh Champagne that has an array of grilled nuts, nougat and chalky minerals ahead of red apple, lemon and...
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Bollinger Champagne R.D. Extra Brut 2002 750ml

Rated 99 - Super fresh, this is striking given the 10 years in the cellars; it has a fine citrus nose - plenty of lemon, grapefruit, yellow chalky...
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Bruno Gobillard Brut Rose M. Elle Sophie 750ml

Rated 92 - A beautiful rosé, deep and vinous, with complex notes of berry, grapefruit, malt and toast. It's smooth and on the dry side, building...
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Bruno Gobillard Brut Vieilles Vignes 750ml

Rated 91 - This is a wonderfully open, expressive version of Gobillard's NV Brut Vieilles Vignes. Warm, open aromatics meld seamlessly into a...
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Bruno Paillard Champagne Brut Assemblage 2004 750ml

Rated 93 - (47% pinot noir, 42% chardonnay and 11% pinot meunier; disgorged in March, 2012): Vivid yellow-gold. Heady, highly perfumed scents of...
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Bruno Paillard Champagne Brut Premiere Cuvee 750ml

Rated 90 - Flavorful and bold in style, this has earthy, toasty aromas, a broad, rich texture and lemon-butter flavors that linger on the finish....
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Bruno Paillard Champagne Brut Premiere Cuvee NV 375ml

Rated 90 - Flavorful and bold in style, this has earthy, toasty aromas, a broad, rich texture and lemon-butter flavors that linger on the finish....
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Bruno Paillard Champagne Brut Rose 1er Cuvee 750ml

Rated 93 - Pale orange-pink. Spicy, floral-accented aromas of strawberry, cherry and blood orange, with a bright mineral overtone. Dense but...
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Bruno Paillard Champagne Nec Plus Ultra 2003 750ml

Rated 96 - The newly released 2003 NPU Nec Plus Ultra is only the fifth edition since 1990. The ambitious prestige cuvée from Bruno Paillard is...
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Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur 1.5Ltr

Rated 91 - Dry and creamy in texture, this well-cut Champagne offers flavors of ripe yellow apple, white raspberry, anise, pastry and lemon curd....
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Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur 375ml

Rated 91 - Dry and creamy in texture, this well-cut Champagne offers flavors of ripe yellow apple, white raspberry, anise, pastry and lemon curd....
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Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur 750ml

Rated 91 - Dry and creamy in texture, this well-cut Champagne offers flavors of ripe yellow apple, white raspberry, anise, pastry and lemon curd....
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Champagne Ayala Rose Majeur 750ml

Rated 90 - Delicate and tangy, offering a light, frothy mousse and hints of juicy cherry, white raspberry, spice, candied currant and smoky...

Champagne France

The beautiful rolling hillsides of the Champagne region of France have, for hundreds of years, been producing many of the world's most famous wines. The sparkling white wines to come out of Champagne's prestigious wineries have conquered the world, and are drank in celebration across the globe. The vast majority of the region is under vine, and grows predominantly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varietals, which are usually blended together by master wine-makers in order to make their recognizable and widely loved produce. The north-easterly region of Champagne has a relatively cool climate, and quite a lot of rainfall, making it far from ideal for ripening grapes. However, the presence of heavily forested areas in the region helps maintain a balanced temperature, and the generations of expertise the wineries hold clearly produces excellent results in spite of the climatic problems.
Year in, year out, France enjoys its prestigious reputation as the producer of the finest wines in the world. With a wine making history which spans several thousand years and owes its expertise to the Romans, it comes as little surprise that this most highly esteemed of the Old World wine countries continues to impress and enchant both novices and experts to this day. Despite the rise in quality of wines from neighboring European countries, not to mention the New World, the French wine industry continues to boom, with up to eight billion bottles being produced in recent years. However, France prides itself on always putting quality before quantity, and the wide range in fine produce is a testament to the dedication and knowledge of the wineries across the country. Indeed, from rich and complex reds to light and aromatic white wines, French wines are as varied and interesting as they are enjoyable to drink, making this country a firm favorite for wine lovers across the globe.