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Table 1 The seven sparkling wines (including six Champagnes) evaluated in the present study

From: Grape expectations: how the proportion of white grape in Champagne affects the ratings of experts and social drinkers in a blind tasting

Sparkling wine Year % White grapes % Red grapes Alcohol Dosage Lees Retail
Name   Chardonnay Pinot Noir Pinot Meunier (%) (g/l) (years) price (£)
Mumm de Verzenay NV - 100 - 12.5 6 5 75
Mumm Rosé NV 22 60 18 12.0 12 3 39
Mumm Vintage 2004 30 70 - 12.5 6 5 40
Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé NV 45 50 5 12.0 12 1.08 50
Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque 2004 45 50 5 12.5 8 6 100
Ridgeview Bloomsbury 2009 58 30 12 12.5 8.4 0.67 18
Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque 2002 100 - - 12.5 8 8 400
Blanc de Blancs         
  1. NV, non-vintage.