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Storing Jean-Marc Champagne

It is recommended that you store Jean-Marc below 25 degrees celsius, as there will likely be a deterioration in wine quality if stored above this temperature.   We also recommend champagne isn’t kept in the fridge for more than a couple of weeks.  When storing Jean-Marc, please keep the champagne away from direct light and avoid fluctuations in temperature.

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Champagne Glasses

Champagne should always be served in a classic champagne flute.  This promotes the rise of the bubbles and best presents the champagne.

It is best to clean your flutes by hand - not in the dishwasher.  Wash in clean warm/hot water with a mild dishwashing soap, then rinse in clean warm/hot water.  Drain, then dry with a clean linen or cotton tea towel.

Chilling your flutes reduces the bubbles, so it is advised to keep your glasses at room temperature before serving.

 

 

Chilling your Jean-Marc champagne

Fill a champagne bucket half with ice and half with water.  Chill your bottle for 30 to 45 minutes and then serve.

Don't place champagne bottles in the freezer - trying to chill them rapidly undermines the flavour, and bottles may also break if left in the freezer.  Place bottles in the fridge for 3 to 4 hours before serving at the ideal serving temperature of between 6 to 8 degrees celsius.

Removing the cork

Please be very careful when removing a champagne cork.   Hold the bottle at a 45 degree angle, pointing away from people, and 

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Flying corks can cause an eye injury – so please make sure you ease the cork out slowly.  A good idea is to drape a napkin over the cork before loosening it.  Pour a small amount into each glass, allow it to settle, then fill to a maximum of 2/3 height. 

Host Responsibility

Please see the Host Responsibility tab at the bottom of each page for safe drinking guidelines.

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