Anyone know anything about champagne?

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  1. mctiger

    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    I've got to buy champagne for our son's rehearsal dinner next week. To my knowledge, there's the real cheapie type, there's Cook's, which is just for breaking on the side of a ship, there's Korbel, which is pretty good, there's Moet & Chandon, which is very good, and there's Dom, which is outrageous. I'd like to fall somewhere between Korbel and M&C, and in the store today, I saw Chandon....not Moet & --, just Chandon. Anyone know anything about it, or have any ideas on other options?
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    Should cost you between 10 - 15 bucks a bottle. That's all you need.
     
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    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    Korbel is about 15/per, Chandon was about 25.
     
  4. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    How many bottles do you have to buy?
     
  5. el005639

    el005639 Err on the side of freedom

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    Just buy some md2020...
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    I'm not close to an authority on it, all taste the same to me. I somehow always find myself at the liquor store buying it because someone has to have a mimosa. I always get one above the cheapest I can find. No one ever complains
     
  7. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    About the only time I ever drink champagne is when somebody hands me a glass at New Years. I don't like the expensive stuff any more than the cheap stuff.
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    Exactly. I'm assuming it's for toast and such. Ain't no one gonna bitch about whatever you bring. Blind taste test their ass and a benji says they can't tell.
     
  9. GiantDuckFan

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    once you get used to the good stuff, you can tell the difference,.. I agree, Shane, choosing "one above the cheapest",.. is often the way to go.
     
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