A champagne is very often associated with celebrating special occasions, as well as with glamour and luxury. Not surprisingly, since it is an unique and high quality product. Its name is usually misused and expanded, including its cheap equivalents. How to select a real, good champagne and how to choose it well according to the occasion?
The next step is identification of the champagne’s code, which is written with a small letters on the label. This code defines the quality and the provenance of the drink.
As it is easy noticeable, the majority of champagnes are more or less dry ones. What determines the kind of champagne is addition of liqueur d’expedition – wine mixed with sugar.
What is also very important is choosing the champagne accordingly to the occasion when it will be served. Older champagnes will go perfectly with meat dishes. With appetizers it is better to serve dry champagne – Extra brut. Brut and Extra-sec are most suitable for fish, meats, salads and seafood. The kinds that go best with fruit and desserts are: Sec, Demi-Sec and Doux.