Category: Champagne World

The concept of « Cru » in Champagne

What is a cru ? What is the difference between a « Champagne Premier Cru » and a « Champagne Grand Cru » ? Envie de Champ Mag helps you to understand this concept which is mentioned on each bottle of champagne. In Champagne,…

Champagne… A color ?

Gold, beige, sand, straw yellow, intense yellow… every shade of Champagne is visible. However, the Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne is strict, the « Champagne » color doesn’t exist: « Wines of Champagne have indeed too many different shades to be able to create a word…

2002, an exceptional vintage for Champagne

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Every oenologists, Cellar Master and winemakers agree on one point: 2002 is the greatest vintage since 1996 in Champagne. The weather was fantastic and very solar on that particular year, with evenly warm seasons, without heat warm and a mild winter despite some frosts…

NM, RC, RM… Champagne’s mentions

On every bottle of champagne is written mentions and some words, among which the name of professional category who took care of the bottle. This indication is always represented by 2 letters followed by a registration number issued by the Comité Champagne (Champagne Comity),…

How to store your champagne at home?

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Even if there’s always a good reason to enjoy champagne (found on Envie de Champagne!), it is also important to understand where to store your bottles before tasting. You will find below some interesting tips and advises: Store your bottles away from vibrations, far…

Bottle sizes of champagne for new year’s eve

Champagne Bottle size -Envie de Champ

The end of year celebrations are the time of year when we consume the most champagne. The party and the champagne are indissociable! When we are many, there is nothing more festive than opening a large container. From magnum to Melchizedech, there is bound…

Which champagne for your christmas meal ?

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Chaammmmpppaaaaagnnnne! For any great festive occasion, champagne is the ultimate drink. The end of year festivities are therefore inseparable from this beverage with its golden and effervescent color. Champagne: the year-end meals star We know the aura of champagne, but how did we get…

Champagne gifts for christmas

Champagne gifts for christmas -Envie de Champ

Champagne is the essential drink of the end of the year festivities. It is always a great pleasure to meet around a champagne flute with family or friends. But have you ever thought of offering champagne? Most champagne houses offer beautiful boxes edited specially…

Best Champagne Vintages

Best champagne vintages - Envie de Champ

The champagne production requires not only know-how, but also patience. The vintage of a champagne is a benchmark to appreciate the quality. We offer here a short guide to better understand the vintages of champagne. What is a vintage champagne? A vintage champagne is…

Which is the best champagne guide book ?

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Whether you are a champagne specialist or a simple bubble lover on special occasions, you have already had to consult a guide to make the right choice when you buy champagne. They are a guarantee of neutrality and authority when you have to choose…