It’s becoming more and more common for less known brands in champagnes to be winning awards. Just within the last 4 weeks, I’ve been reading about 2 particular champagnes that have done just this. And whilst I was eager to try them, I wasn’t rushing out to buy them or place the order online. I feel I was starting to get a bit immune from the awards flying out.
Recently I was wandering around a duty free looking at the array of champagnes they had. Starting from the not so expensive to the super duper pricey stuff. And as I looked at all the prices and after I had finished counting which ones I’d tried, I couldn’t help but ask myself which were the best champagnes for the money.
Which champagnes were so undervalued, tasted amazing and were priced either just right or too little?
I was recently invited to a friend’s 45th birthday party. And amongst all the incredibly cool gifts that he got given (a solid gold coin which said Sell on one side and Buy on the other) – someone had given him a bottle of Palmer 2000.
Now this particular friend of mine has no interest in wine. When I say that, I mean he likes wine. Perhaps maybe by Country but not brands AND he’s definitely not the sort of person that would know the difference between a Palmer and a Yellow Tail.
Like me in the vodka world. What’s wrong with Smirnoff…
As the night turned into the early hours of the morning, few of us remained. So much alcohol had been drank for his birthday that he was completely out of wine. And all that remained was this bottle of Palmer. He innocently went to grab the corkscrew and was about to open the bottle and casually serve it. That god, he even had a corkscrew because otherwise we’d be having to follow these tips on how to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew.