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Wines: the great houses multiply the releases of old champagnes


Henriot, Charles Heidsieck and Piper-Heidsieck offer, among others, exceptional vintages for celebrations.

Even if no one waits for special occasions to open a bottle of champagne, the houses are taking advantage of Christmas Eve to highlight new vintages and old bottles.

"The craze for old champagne vintages is growing year after year"

, confirms Cyril Brun, cellar master of Charles Heidsieck, well placed to know it.

The house set the tone in 2017 with its Crayères Collection and champagnes from the semi-darkness of the cellars after a long rest.

The 1982, 1983 or 1985 vintages revealed their excellent aging potential.

In 2021, new nuggets from the Crayères fourth edition collection will mark the end of the year: the Cuvée Charlie 1985 in jéroboam (150 for the world), a 1981 blanc de blancs and the 1981 brut vintage in bottle, magnum and jeroboam. .

Old gold color

Henriot also stages the 1981 at the end of the year.

The house reveals three of its jewels: the Cuvée des Enchanteleurs (now the Cuvée Hemera) in the 1959 and 1981 vintages as well

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Source: lefigaro

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