Champagne… deciphering the wine label

Good info about champagne bottle labels…

CURIOUS WINE DRINKER

So here you are at the Champagne section of your local wine shop surrounded by an array of bottles.  You pick one up and look at it, then go to the next.  What’s difference between the two?  You can tell a lot about a Champagne just based on what is on the label.  Let’s take a look!

This is the second post in our Sparkling Series and here we will be deciphering a Champagne label.

First thing, make sure this is a true Champagne – see our previous post on the name Champagne: What’s in a name?  Bubbly, Sparkling, Champagne… .

Deciphering a Champagne Label

WHO MAKES IT?

The Champagne house or producer (also known as winery) is prominently displayed front and center on the label.  Each Champagne house does have it’s own style, so once you find one you like you may want to try their entire line-up or look for other producers with…

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