1973 vintage guide for Vintage Champagne

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Enormous crop, some well-balanced champagnes produced

Weather Conditions

The summer was hot and dry, but September rains, which caused some rot, marred a potentially great year.

Best Appellations

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Best Producers

The crop was enormous, and some vintage champagnes were produced, but they were medium-bodied and well balanced. Although most are probably past their best, Krug is still drinking well.