Louis Roederer has wrapped its Cristal 2002 jeroboam in 23 feet of hand-carved 24-karat-gold latticework ($25,000).
A collection of 270 Champagnes dating from 1914 to 2004 will make their debut on November 13, when Sotheby’s London auctions off Moët & Chandon’s Grand Vintage Collection.
A good year is worth its weight in wine, according to the Napa Valley winery Domaine Carneros, which has announced that for $20,000, it will stock the cellars of Champagne lovers
Pedigree, rather than taste, is often the decisive factor in the commercial success of a fine wine. Nowhere perhaps is this more true than in Champagne.
Armand de Brignac is offering its most decadent collection of Champagnes yet.
Since 1842, when the 270-year-old house of Moët & Chandon began maintaining records, it has produced only 70 vintage Champagnes, each one representing an exemplary harvest.
A collection of more than 500 bottles of newly released Krug Champagnes—which spans nearly 40 years’ worth of important vintages that have been stored in Krug’s Reims cellars since production—will
You might need a crane to uncork the new limited-edition, 15-liter Rosé Nebuchadnezzar Champagne released this month by Armand de Brignac.
Domaine Carneros’ 2005 Le Rêve (“the dream”) by Taittinger ($95) is the 14th vintage of the Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine that Claude Taittinger dreamed of creating in California
When salvage diver Peter Lindberg discovered 162 bottles of Champagne that had been tucked away in the hull of a shipwrecked schooner in the cool waters of Finland’s Åland archipelago since the ea
To ring in the New Year, the three winemaking branches of the Rothschild family are introducing Champagne to the U.S. market.
Family-owned houses in Champagne sadly have become as rare as some of the region’s most exquisite têtes de cuvées as, one by one, the establishments are absorbed by large corpor
One of the classic producers of Champagne, Taittinger has created a special vintage Champagne honoring artist Robert Rauschenberg.
The name of this special Champagne and its curvaceous 17th-century-style bottle pay homage to the reign of Louis XIV, whose support for the careers of numerous influential French artists gave rise
Founded in 1776, this estate in Reims was bequeathed in 1833 to Louis Roederer, who brought the property to international prominence.
The house was established in 1818 and is now headed by François Billecart, who crafts elegant wines inspired by his personal maxim: “Tradition is meaningless without great quality.” Intense nuance
Möet & Chandon is one of the world’s largest Champagne producers, and the firm’s flagship producer, Dom Pérignon, remains, in the minds of connoisseurs, the region’s standard of highest excell
This single-vineyard blanc de noirs Champagne—a sister wine to the house’s famed Clos du Mesnil blanc de blancs—comes from Pinot Noir vines on a small property in the village of Ambonnay.
Founded in 1729 in Reims, Ruinart is the oldest producer of Champagne.
Tasting notes: Mingled notes of cherry, raspberry, and strawberry with remarkable length and finesse.
Tasting notes: Clean, crisp, precise, and unbelievably elegant, with soft notes of lemon and piquant brine and minerality.
Tasting notes: Delivers layers of creamy flavor—vanilla, hazelnut, and buttery brioche—that dissolve gradually to a precisely focused finish punctuated by pinpoint bubbles.
Tasting notes: A blend of equal parts chardonnay and pinot noir, the 1998 Cuvée R.
Tasting notes: The Schramsberg 2001 J. Schram North Coast is composed of 78 percent chardonnay and 22 percent pinot noir.