Deliciously refreshing, this mineral-driven sparkling wine displays crisp green apple and under-ripe pear flavors vibrantly on the palate. It's simply delightful as an aperitif, but also try it with oysters and other hors d'oeuvres.
Recipe PairingsCorn Cakes with Smoked Salmon and Crème Fraîche
Loire Valley, France
Only one Champagne producer makes several bottles each year in Primat and Melchizedek sizes, which are 27 liters and 30 liters, respectively – the latter the equivalent of 40 regular-size bottles of Champagne in one!