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Champagne

<p>Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France, from which it takes its name. </p>
<p>The primary grapes used in the production of Champagne are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. Through international treaty, national law or quality-control/consumer protection related local regulations, most countries limit the use of the term to only those wines that come from the Champagne appellation. In Europe, this principle is enshrined in the European Union by Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. Other countries, such as the United States, have recognized the exclusive nature of this name, yet maintain a legal structure that allows certain domestic producers of sparkling wine to continue to use the term &quot;champagne&quot; under limited circumstances. The majority of US-produced sparkling wines do not use the term &quot;champagne&quot; on their labels and some states, such as Oregon, ban producers in their states from using the term as it can be confusing to consumers.</p>
<p>Champagne first gained world renown because of its association with the anointment of French kings. Royalty from throughout Europe spread the message of the unique sparkling wine from Champagne and its association with luxury and power in the 17th, 18th and 19th century. The leading manufacturers devoted considerable energy to creating a history and identity for their wine, associating it and themselves with nobility and royalty. Through advertising and packaging they sought to associate Champagne with high luxury, festivities, and rites of passage. Their efforts coincided with the emergence of a middle class that was looking for ways to spend its money on symbols of upward mobility.</p>

Champagne Lamiable 1er Cru Brut "Antares" NV

Champagne Lamiable 1er Cru Brut "Antares" NV

Champagne Lamiable is certified "Sustainable Agriculture" and working to be certified Organic.

$45.00
Price: $45.00

Champagne Lamiable Grand Cru Brut Rose "Eclat d'Etoiles" NV

Champagne Lamiable Grand Cru Brut Rose "Eclat d'Etoiles" NV

Champagne is Certified "Sustainable Agriculture" and working to be Certified Organic.

$59.00
Price: $59.00

Champagne Lamiable Grand Cru Brut Nature "Graine d'Etoiles" NV

Champagne Lamiable Grand Cru Brut Nature "Graine d'Etoiles" NV

Champagne Lamiable is certified "Sustainable Agriculture" and working to be certified Organic.

$59.00
Price: $59.00

Champagne Lamiable Extra Brut Grand Cru "Souffle d'Etoils" NV

Champagne Lamiable Extra Brut Grand Cru "Souffle d'Etoils" NV

Note: Champagne Lamiable is certified Sustainable Algaculture and is working to full Organic Certification.

$59.00
Price: $59.00

Champagne Lamiable Brut Grand Cru "Terre d'Etoiles"

Champagne Lamiable Brut Grand Cru "Terre d'Etoiles"

Champagne Lamiable is certified "Sustainable Agriculture" and are working to get fully Organic qualified.

$54.00
Price: $54.00

Louis Dousset Champagne "Original" Rose Brut NV

Louis Dousset Champagne "Original" Rose Brut NV

Note Louis Dousset Champagne now farms their vineyards Bio- Dynamic.

$65.00
Price: $65.00

Louis Dousset Champagne "Original" Brut Nature Grand Cru

Louis Dousset Champagne "Original" Brut Nature Grand Cru

Note Dousset Champagne is now farmed Bio-Dynamic.

$59.00
Price: $59.00

Champagne Paul Dethune Cuvee l'Ancienne Millesime 2013 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Champagne Paul Dethune Cuvee l'Ancienne Millesime 2013 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Note all Paul Dethune Vineyards are now farmed Organic.

$150.00
Price: $150.00

Champagne Paul Dethune Millesime 2012 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Champagne Paul Dethune Millesime 2012 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Note All Paul Dethune Champagne is now farmed Organic for all of their vineyards.

$135.00
Price: $135.00

Champagne Paul Dethune Blanc de Blanc Millesime 2015 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Champagne Paul Dethune Blanc de Blanc Millesime 2015 Extra Brut Grand Cru

Note Champagne Paul Dethune is now farming Organic in all of their vineyards.

$110.00
Price: $110.00

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