Michael Edwards

Champagne size matters, bollinger

Is bigger necessarily better when it comes to bottle size? And does it have a special significance when it comes to Champagne, which can benefit from late disgorgements?

Veuve Clicquot, Vintage Reserve, Champagne

It is quite something to be invited to the launch of Champagne Veuve Clicquot 2008 at Clos des Lambrays, one of the finest grands crus of Burgundy’s Côte de Nuits…

Krug 2002 bottle

Expert Michael Edwards provides this Krug 2002 Champagne review for Decanter, including score and tasting note.

La Grande Dame 2006, Veuve Clicquot

Dominique Demarville, Veuve Clicquot’s chef de cave was in London this week to launch La Grande Dame 2006 vintage Champagne, named for the Widow Clicquot, the titan(e)of 19th Century Champagne.…

Champagnes

Winston Churchill may have done it with his 1911s, but laying down Champagnes isn’t something we tend to think about or make room for in our cellars. Michael Edwards selects…

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Pol Roger, Brut Reserve NV

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Mumm, Cordon Rouge 2006

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Jacquesson, Cuvée 738 NV

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Dom Pérignon, P2 1998

Champagne bottle

Read Michael Edwards’ guide to laying down Champagne How to store Champagne at home 10 Champagnes to lay down 2012 A brilliant August and a warm rainless September has shaped…