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2008 salon – the best champagne ever bottled?

join Salon at tetsuya’s or dinner by heston
for a once in a lifetime champagne experience.

Gourmet traveller Wine promotion

The champagne Salon 2008 vintage is perhaps the single greatest vintage produced by this sought-after house. Although of truly exceptional quality, the harvest was significantly smaller than usual, leading to the dramatic decision to bottle in magnum only. With just 8,000 magnums made, it is one of the world’s rarest wines. Only 24 magnums will make their way to Australia.

founded in 1905, Champagne Salon produces only one wine – and only in the very best vintages. The 2008 is the 41st release in almost 115 years of operation. It is always produced as a Blanc de Blancs, crafted from pristine quality chardonnay sourced from the Grand Cru village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. While quality is always outstanding, the quantities produced are minuscule. This, combined with Salon’s ability to age gracefully, makes it one of the world’s most collectible wines.

salon and gourmet traveller wine are thrilled to offer readers the opportunity to experience this incredible wine. Hosted by Benjamin Hasko MS at Tetsuya’s, Sydney, and Dinner By Heston, Melbourne, guests will be treated to a stunning dinner and tasting of four vintages of Champagne Salon and two vintages from sister house, Champagne Delamotte. With only 12 places available at each event, tickets are extremely limited. We look forward to welcoming you at this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Champagne served on the night

2008 Salon
2007 Salon
2006 Salon
2004 Salon
2012 Delamotte Blanc de Blancs
NV Delamotte Blanc de Blancs
NV Delamotte Brut

You are invited

Friday 7 February

529 Kent St, Sydney

Six-course degustation included
Hosted by Benjamin Hasko MS

$2,500 per person

Email Peter Hasko [email protected] or phone 0405 875 335

Saturday 8 February


Level 3, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank

Four-course dinner + canapés included
Hosted by Benjamin Hasko MS

$2,500 per person

Email Peter Hasko [email protected] or phone 0405 875 335