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  • Burgundy and Champagne share the same grapes, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, though a third grape, Pinot Meunier, is also important in Champagne.

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  • What has caught the wine community's eye is the standard of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier achieved in England.

    A Fine English Sparkle

  • This pale gold, fresh sparkling wine comprises Pinot Noir (55 percent), Pinot Meunier (30 percent) and Chardonnay (15 percent).

    Ari Bendersky: Who Wants (Sparkling) Wine?

  • Made with classic Champagne methods with classic Champagne grapes (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier) in France's classic Champagne region, and then aged for years on their sediment to give them extra dimensions, they are often wines of significant character and tremendous complexity.

    The Best of the Bubblies

  • In these times several grape varieties were grown, though today only three are permitted, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay

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  • What I have always found surprising is that only 25% of the vineyards are planted with Chardonnay; Pinot Meunier dominates plantations with just over 40%; and Pinot Noir accounts for about 30%.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • Warm strawberry and peach notes, with mouthfilling apple fruit, a leesy complexity and cherry-blossom freshness from a bit of Pinot Meunier.

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  • Classic Brut is made with Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the three varietals used to make real Champagne.

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  • Champagne is produced as a blend between the Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Chardonnay grapes.

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  • Wines labeled as 'Blanc de Blancs' are by definition all Chardonnay, and wines labeled as 'Blanc de Noirs' contain Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier or both in the blend.

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