1976 vintage guide for Vintage Champagne

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A very hot year produced soft, ripe wines, some of which have developed remarkable finesse

Weather Conditions

A long hot summer led to very early harvest that began right at the beginning of September.

Best Appellations

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Best Producers

The wine are very rich and low in acidity, and despite initial fears that they would become flabby with age and soon deteriorate, this has not happened with the best wines, which are still delicious. Krug is exceptional.