Drinking and Enjoying Champagne

Please join Spec’s fine wine buyer Bear Dalton at 7pm on Monday, December 14th at The Wine School at l’Alliance Française for Drinking and Enjoying Champagne. We will discuss Champagne in all its facets: How Champagne is Made, Champagne Vocabulary, Champagne Styles, Terroir and Grape Varieties, Serving Champagne, Champagne Glassware, and Champagne and Food. We will taste examples of Brut NV, Blanc de Blancs, Blanc de Noirs, Vintage, Rose, un-dosed Champagne, and Luxury Cuvee from both small growers (Farmer Fizz), two co-ops, and from some of the big negoçiant houses.

The following 15 Champagnes will be served:
Abel Charlot Brut NV
JP Marniquet Brut Tradition NV
Perrier Jouet Grand Brut NV
Castelnau Brut Reserve NV
Bonnaire Brut Blanc de Blancs NV
Bonnaire Variance Brut Champagne NV
Rothschild Blanc De Blancs NV
Devaux D Millesime 2006
Taittinger Brut Millesime 2006
Andre Clouet “Cuvee 1911” Brut NV
Andre Clouet Brut Rose Grand Reserve NV
Perrier Jouet Blason de France Rose NV
Bollinger Brut Rose NV
Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque (Flower Bottle) 2007
JP Marniquet 1995

Drinking and Enjoying Champagne will cost $80 per person (Cash) or $84.21 (Regular). To reserve your spot, please contact Susan Coburn at 713-854-7855 or coburnsusan2@gmail.com.

L’Alliance Française is French Cultural Center in Houston. Located at 427 Lovett Blvd., it is on the Southeast corner of Lovett and Whitney (one block south of Westheimer and two blocks east of Montrose).

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