Best F lounge champagne

Old Oct 8, 22, 12:51 am
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Best F lounge champagne

Currently sat in the first lounge at LHR. Whatís the best champagne in the lounge? They currently have Palmers & Co, but is this the best stuff?

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Old Oct 8, 22, 1:34 am
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Originally Posted by BWBriscoe View Post
Currently sat in the first lounge at LHR. Whatís the best champagne in the lounge? They currently have Palmers & Co, but is this the best stuff?

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Why not sample all and see which you prefer?
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Old Oct 8, 22, 1:58 am
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Donít fall for the non-alcoholic one! I did that. Could work out why it tasted so odd, til I realised!
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Originally Posted by Tobias-UK View Post
Why not sample all and see which you prefer?
There's more than one (white)?
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Originally Posted by Grace B View Post
There's more than one (white)?
I have no idea but given the OP asks which champagne is the best it’s reasonable to assume there was more than one champagne available.
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Lanson extra age brut rose goes down better than the others. I didnít see Hattingley Valley this week but thatís good too.

The recent white champagne swapped from the standard CW champagne isnít very nice at all IMO.
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I really enjoyed the Palmer & Co. self-pour champagne a couple of days ago in the T5 F lounge.
Thought it was less 'bitey' than the previous offering.
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Originally Posted by Tobias-UK View Post
I have no idea but given the OP asks which champagne is the best itís reasonable to assume there was more than one champagne available.
OT, but I was wondering if that is what the OP meant, or if (s)he was asking if maybe better stuff was "hidden" (ie not self-serve), and more specifically, if perhaps, (s)he was wondering whether reading many of us gloating about LGPS the OP might have wondered if this might be available in the F lounge if asking nicely (in which case, it is not, except on the extremely rare occasions when it is there for self-pouring!) and there isn't any "hidden" stuff.

That said, I do think that your interpretation is a lot more likely and maybe there was either the English stuff or the non-alcoholic stuff that seems to have appeared out of the blue, in which case, Palmer (which is a fine Champagne IMHO) is better than their both in my view.
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Originally Posted by BWBriscoe View Post
Currently sat in the first lounge at LHR. Whatís the best champagne in the lounge? They currently have Palmers & Co, but is this the best stuff?

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For the best F lounge champagne anywhere you have to go to Emirate F Lounge in Dubai. Why don't you go to CCR in LHR? Drinks there should be pretty nice.
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Cristal 1989. I drank the whole bottle in 1 evening.
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What is the champagne that they normally offer in the CCR if you ask for champagne without indicating a brand? The one I had was delightful--I could have had a whole bottle, but alas I do not want to get completely sloshed. It may be Grand Siecle.
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What is the champagne that they normally offer in the CCR if you ask for champagne without indicating a brand? The one I had was delightful--I could have had a whole bottle, but alas I do not want to get completely sloshed. It may be Grand Siecle.
Usually LPGS, which is indeed a lovely champagne.

In ye olden days they used to have Vintage Taittinger on self-pour in GF and Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill in F.
You never know what youíve got until itís gone, I suppose!
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