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Bottle size matters for Champagne

Bottle shape and size has a significant effect on the style and evolution of Champagne according to some of the region’s leading houses.

Champagne bottlesIn an experiment on Monday this week, Ruinart proved that the bottle format alters the development of the Champagne through a blind tasting at the Masterpiece art fair in London.

As previously reported by the drinks business, a group of wine writers were asked to assess six Champagnes served in black ISO glasses, before it was revealed that four of the wines were identical, except for the fact they were bottled in different formats.

The Drinks Business – July 4th 2013