I’d be keen on trying the odd bottle, just to know if it’s my thing or not and whether I should take an interest. What are the various sample points one needs to try before deciding they do/don’t like them?
It seems as if the sector is nascent and consistency & price discovery in some of the newer growers is yet to be determined.
Nearly all of these producers were unknown to me prior to reading. Does anyone have any tips, buying recommendations?
This region seems to be of interest. Centred on the Medieval city of Troyes, and well on the way to Burgundy, the Aube is a completely autonomous area, its Champagnes shaped by the distinctive clay limestone soils and , of course by the warmer microclimate.
Stratospheric Brands or Going Stratospheric (boat has sailed)
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Egly Ouriet £53
George Remy £60
La Borderie from £48
Guillaume Sergent £50
Gerbais at TWS at £34
Charles Heidsieck Reserve at TWS at £46
Vilmart (used to be at TWS) available at Waitrose for £48
Bruno Paillard at £45