Wine in Champagne
famous even before the first Champagne as we know it
today was made.
Nowadays, beside Champagne,
winemakers still produce a few traditional wines.
Rosé des Riceys is
a rosé and was one of the favorite wine of King
Louis the XIV. It is one of the best rosés in
the country. Winemakers use Pinot Noir. Rosé des
Riceys should be drunk young.
Wine from Coteaux
Champenois are usually red but there are some
white and a few rosés. The most famous is the
red wine from Bouzy. There, winemakers use traditional
ways to work the vines and produce their wines. There
are the only one in France to work the same way that
people did 5 or 10 centuries ago. Red wines are Pinot
Noir and should be drunk young. Typical aromas are
raspberry, black currant and vanilla.
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