Champagne specifically refers to sparkling wine made in the region of Champagne, France. The sweetness in Champagne is unlike sweetness in wine because this sweetness comes in the form of a sweetened dosage that’s added to the wine at the end of its second fermentation . The average Champagne dosage is usually around 6 10 g/L which adds body to the Champagne although, coupled with the high acidity level, it will taste dry or even bone dry.
- Champagne specifically refers to sparkling wine made in the region of Champagne, France.
- The reason there is a dosage in Champagne is because the acidity is usually soo high, the wine would otherwise be undrinkable.
- One of the least talked about and most important factors that plays into the taste of Champagne is how long it’s aged.
“If you are a fan of sparkling wine, Champagne is the benchmark of quality and well worth a taste.”