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December 11, 2012 | 3:40 PM

Demi-sec has become the elephant in the room in Champagne, according to one of the region’s top winemakers. Via The Drinks Business

Champagne Jacquart’s chief winemaker Floriane Eznack said:

“Our demi-sec sales are growing, but it’s the wine we don’t talk about.

“There’s still a prejudice surrounding the style. In the past people would add sugar to their Champagne to hide faults so it has a negative connotation.

“No one likes to talk about demi-sec in the region, but a lot of people like to drink it. The style isn’t going out of fashion, if anything it’s getting more popular.”

Read more, The Drinks Business

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