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Jacquesson
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Sparkling wine 2008 Champagne AOC Extra Brut AVIZE - Champ Caïn (Deg.:04/2018), Champagne, France

Type: Sparkling wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Variety: Chardonnay
Registration number: #Jac-L.CC08.1

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Last reviewed: 5 February, 2021

The French Champagne wine region gave the world's most famous sparkling wine the legally protected name Champagne. It is not identical with the administrative region Champagne-Ardenne or the historical landscape of Champagne. The heart of the region is Reims, where almost all French rulers were crowned in the cathedral of Notre-Dame, but the cities of Epernay and Chalons-sur-Marne are also very important. Champagne is the northernmost wine-growing region of France in the Paris basin, about 140 kilometres east of Paris. The "Région délimitée de la Champagne viticole" was first defined in 1908, the boundaries were then changed in 1911 and finally laid down...

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...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudenet, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pineau Blanc, Pineau Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay,...

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