In the bleak midwinter
When you open a bottle this weekend, how warm - or cold - should it be?
In the Bond film Goldfinger, James suggests that his champagne, Dom Perignon 1953, should be served at no more than 38 degrees Fahrenheit.
That’s about 4 degrees centigrade. Wine critics don’t agree on much. But they universally agree 4 degrees above freezing is far too cold for Champagne. (Opinion among critics is more divided on his serving technique.)
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