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Champagne Vintage 1976

This sunny and hot drought year with record heat levels across Europe led to a very early harvest, which began on September 1st. Large yields (averaging 10,359 kg/ha) of super ripe fruit produced rich and powerful champagnes, although relatively low in acidity (averaging 7.2 g/l). The acidity levels made some winemakers doubt the wines' longevity but this has since been proven wrong by a multitude of majestic 1976 Champagnes defying time. The style is unashamedly ripe, big and even fatty with plush fruitiness. By no means ‘classic' in style but nevertheless great and a forefather to the warm vintages we are experiencing now. Bollinger R.D. 1976 from magnum for example, is something to behold. Other magnificent cuvées include Philipponnat Clos des Goisses, Dom Pérignon Brut and P3, Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque, Piper-Heidsieck Rare and Taittinger Comtes de Champagne.
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Palmer & Co Collection Vintage 1976
Single
£330.00
Mix 6
£326.00 each
Mix 12
£324.00 each
Recently disgorged 41 years lees ageing!
Lanson Vintage Collection 1976
Single
£1100.00
A deep nuttiness and citrus balance from a stunning year
Bollinger R.D. 1976
Single
£1970.00
An old vintage but still so fresh from recent disgorgement.