Bill Hooper wrote:I proposed to my wife in Paris and being unprepared as usual (I remembered the ring, but not the bubbly), our Champagne options were limited on the way back to our hotel. We dropped into a neighborhood corner-store pretty late at night and the two Champagnes available were the Mumm Cordon Rouge and V-C. I wasn't about to spoil a wonderful day with a bottle of Veuve, and I've had a soft spot in my heart for MCR ever since.
Richard Fadeley wrote:Mumm Cordon Rouge has been a top performer in our blind tastings over the last 7-8 years. Coming in somewhere between 6th and 1st place (out of 20 wines). Like Taittinger and Gruet, it has been a solid performer. Just wish I could afford to drink on a daily basis.