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Piper Heidsieck Bodyguard Champagne (France)

Rating
92.00
Price
$49.95

Non-vintage Champagnes, such as this one, are supposed to taste the same year after year. They're blended from wines of several harvests to overcome vintage variability. But Piper has clearly improved with the current bottling. "Bodyguard" is a reference to the rubberized holiday-issue red exterior with a texture of crocodile skin. The wine is like lemon pie, with perfectly balanced acidity and energetic mousse. Various prices across Canada.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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