Wednesday 18 March 2015

The Best Non-Vintage Champagnes

What is the hallmark of any celebration? That's right champagne! Throughout the world, champagne is a symbol of joy and celebration. Indeed, sparkling taste and bubbles have made this drink an essential part of many happy events. The wine must be made in Champagne only from local grapes in scope to be called champagne. Here are some names of the most famous non-vintage brands and types of champagne: Bollinger, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Lanson, Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon, G. H. Mumm & Cie, Salon.
Properties and characteristics of non-vintage sparkling wines
“Non-Vintage” means champagne with unmarked year of production. It is produced each year, regardless of the volume and quality of the harvest. Champagne of this class can’t be brought on the market before the expiration of 12 months after bottling. Non-vintage champagnes best reflect the skill level of the creators of the blend (wine of different origin). They make up 60% of the total production of sparkling wines.
Lanson is one of the oldest Champagne houses in France, founded in 1760 by one of the Knights of the Order of Malta - Jean-Baptiste Lanson. Lanson sparkling wines have received international recognition for their outstanding quality and exceptionally fresh taste. Lanson Black Label is one of the best examples of champagne with a fresh scent of spring, a very pleasant fruity taste and elegant lingering aftertaste. Lanson Black Label is made from three grape varieties of Champagne region: 50% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Meunier. This non-vintage champagne has light yellow color with greenish reflections, with a brilliant stream of fine bubbles. It is filled with notes of freshness and spring, mixed with hints of honey. The flavor is full and light at the same time, composed of bouquet of ripe fruit and oranges. It has a pleasant and noble aftertaste.
Moët & Chandon
For 250 years this company produces one of the most famous and prestigious brands of champagne. From the very beginning Moët & Chandon is one of the main official suppliers of royal courts. For almost two decades Moët is the official champagne of “Golden Globe” event.
G. H. Mumm
Mumm is made for adrenaline lovers, extreme sports, travel and discovery. Throughout its history, the company has sponsored various events associated with technical breakthroughs and sporting achievements of mankind. The company's slogan is “Courage and commitment to extraordinary discoveries.
Bollinger is another wine of the best wines of Champagne. All other fans of champagne, paying tribute to Bollinger taste, know that this wine is a favorite drink of James Bond.


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