Champagne and other sparkling wines are predominantly made from two grapes: Pinot Noir, which adds richness and fullness, and Chardonnay, which is lighter and ore elegant. Champagne generally has a crisp acidity, unless it is a sweet wine, and yeasty/toasty/minerally flavors along with lemon, citrus, grapefruit, or apple.
Enjoy Champagne With:
Champagnes are rated in terms of the amount of residual sugar they have.
From driest to sweetest, the ratings are: Brut > Extra Dry > Sec > Semi-Sec > Doux