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Millésime

French term (year) for vintage champagne, which are only created in particularly good years (after the houses' free decision). Such a champagne must contain at least 85% of the specified vintage according to EU regulations. But this was from the CIVC tightened to 100%. The year must be branded on the cork. See also under Vintage wine,

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