Review: Castelnau Reserve Brut NV

Champagne Castelnau Brut Reserve is a cooperative made champagne whose "house" is based in Reims, Champagne. It is a brand under Castelnau Wine Agencies umbrella, a London, UK based worldwide wine distribution group. Despite being part of a large international entity, the wine in question is produced in Champagne within the rules of the appellation …

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Review: Mailly Grand Cru Brut Reserve NV

Champagne Mailly is a cooperative establishment based in the village of Mailly, about 20 minutes south-east of Reims. The area has been growing grapes since the 13th century. The entire village has the prestige of being classified as a Grand Cru (premier class) area, with all of Mailly's 70 hectares of vineyards sitting within the borders. This classification means that the quality …

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Review: Baron De Villeboerg Brut NV

Baron De Villeboerg is a champagne brand of cooperative house CVCA (Chassenay D'Arce), who are based in Ville Sur Arce, deep in the south of Champagne. The brand (and its sibling; Chassenay D'Arce) are both imported by James Busby Fine Wines for the Coles group of liquor stores (First Choice, Vintage Cellars and Liquorland). But don't let …

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