11. Blind Tasting

Would you like to learn a little more about champagne and quickly get the hang of what this wine has to offer? Is a serious wine tasting with specific tasting conditions the only way? Champagne, like all wines, is an experience for all of the senses – colour, aroma, texture, flavour and in this case sound too. Learning to recognise and define the distinctions in Champagne – making associations, finding the right word – is what makes tasting Champagne especially fascinating. ✓ How to set up a blind tasting ✓ Preparation ✓ What to look for? ✓ The Champagnes tasted

Creator:
Richard Juhlin
Duration:12 minutes39 seconds
Subtitles:English, Swedish, Chinese
Availability:Worldwide
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For nearly three centuries, champagne has been associated with luxury and glamor. There are not many of history’s most important victories and festivities that were not celebrated with this golden… 

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It is the geological conditions and the cooler climate that characterize the Champagne wine region. The mineral rich soil gives the beverage unique features, and the grapes develop complicated… 

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In this episode you will follow in the footsteps of Richard trough all the basics you need to know to fully enjoy & understand the wonderful world of Champagne. ✓ What is terroir & why should we… 

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Blanc de blancs as a concept are much younger than one might think even though Chardonnay has been cultivated since the Romans founded the first vineyards in the area about 2000 years ago. 1911… 

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A French term, white of black, meaning a white wine from blue grapes. Blue grapes with clear grape flesh and grape juice can be obtained after minimal contact with the skins. Which gives a white wine… 

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Top of the pops ! It can be argued that the most important wine produced by the Champagne houses is the non-vintage vintage - multivintage - which serves as an introduction to Champagne for so many,… 

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In this episode we look for different approaches for combinations of food and Champagne.We go beyond the picture of champagne alone aperitif or drink for celebration. We will explore the different… 

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Champagne’s immense storage capacity is one of the factors that divides the area’s wine from other districts. When, as a tourist, you visit the big houses, you often learn that champagne is a… 

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Would you like to learn a little more about champagne and quickly get the hang of what this wine has to offer? Is a serious wine tasting with specific tasting conditions the only way? Champagne, like… 

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I have mentioned Anselme Selosse several times before in all my books, partly because he is my favorite grower and partly because he is the most special winemaker in all of Champagne. Selosse's wines… 

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What is Champagne Hiking? TheChampagne Sommelier asked the simple question to Richard; We know that you went around the world drinking Champagnes in the most magnificent places you can imagine, but… 

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Laurent-Perrier is the biggest success story since World War II. The family firm was on the verge of going under in the early 1950s, but is now among the largest and most respected companies in all… 

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