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Alain Thiénot
Winery Wines

Sparkling wine Brut, Champagne, France

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #AT-L1Z030DI28

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 30 November, 2017

France is a relatively young wine-growing country compared to Greece and Italy. The first vines were brought in the 6th century BC by the Greeks, who founded Massalia (lat. Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At this time, the land that was later called Gaul by the Romans was inhabited by the Celts. A brisk trade developed and the Greeks covered the demand. When they immigrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French consumed wine for a long time before they started to cultivate it themselves on a large scale. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar...

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