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While some wine lovers still think of Champagne as simply a celebratory quaff, plenty of connoisseurs know it is a versatile, age-worthy wine on par with the very best from Bordeaux or Burgundy. The strongest evidence comes from the auction market, where older vintages have climbed rapidly in price and are now beyond the reach of the average consumer.
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