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The Perfect Serve

A video series to answer all your questions about storing, opening, and serving a bottle of Moët & Chandon for the ultimate Champagne tasting experience. Make the most of every moment with Moët & Chandon.

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image left Pelayo Díaz
image left Kamo Mafokwane

Our Guests

Join Moët & Chandon ambassador Ethan Boroian and our special guests & Friends of the House, Kamo Mafokwane & Pelayo Díaz, as they reveal pro tips and fun facts to help you best enjoy your bottle of Moët & Chandon.

photo Ethan Boroian hosts Pelayo Díaz and Kamo Mafokwane
Episode N°1

How to
chill a bottle ?

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With Kamo Mafokwane
Tips
  • Ideal temperature : 7-12°C (44.6-53.6°F)

Chill the bottle :

  • 15-30 mins in an ice bucket* (1/3 ice, 2/3 water) or
  • 4 hours in the fridge

*Add a pinch of salt to the ice bucket to make it cool even faster

Episode N°2

How to Open & Serve ?

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With Pelayo Díaz
Tips
  • Wipe the chilled bottle with a towel
  • Remove only the top of the foil
  • While holding the cork, turn the bottle 6 times and let the cork pop gently into your hand
  • Serve !
Episode N°3

How toOpen & Serve Ice Impérial ?

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With Pelayo Díaz
Tips
  • Wipe the chilled bottle with a towel
  • Remove only the top of the foil
  • While holding the cork, turn the bottle 6 times and let the cork pop gently into your hand
  • Serve first, then add 3 ice cubes
  • You can add a garnish as a final touch
  • Enjoy !
Episode N°4

How to Store & when to Open a Bottle ?

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With Kamo Mafokwane
Tips
  • Chill in the fridge prior to serving

Store

  • On its side
  • Away from light
  • At a constant temperature
  • Up to 24 months for non-Vintage Champagnes or 5 to 10 years for Grand Vintage
Episode N°5

What are the Different Bottle Sizes ?

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With Kamo Mafokwane
Tips

3 formats :

  • Standard bottle : 75 cl, serves 6 glasses
  • Magnum : 150 cl, serves 12 glasses
  • Jeroboam : 300 cl, serves 24 glasses
Episode N°6

How to Pair Champagne & Food ?

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With Pelayo Díaz
Tips
  • Focus on sensations and emotions
  • Salty flavours accentuate the aromas of the champagne
  • Try Moët Impérial & sushi
  • Check out our Food & Wine guide at link for more
Episode N°7

How to Pair Champagne & Food ?

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With Kamo Mafokwane
Tips
  • Focus on sensations and emotions
  • Look to contrast spiciness with sweetness
  • Try Nectar Impérial & spicy food
  • Check out our Food & Wine guide at link for more
Bonus

How to Pronounce Moët & Chandon ?

With Kamo Mafokwane & Pelayo Díaz
Tips
  • Relax your jaw
  • Warm up your voice with a little Do Re Mi
  • Watch the video
  • Repeat after us
  • Chill your bottle
  • Pop it open and enjoy!
« Much like his champagne, as soon as Monsieur Moët enters the room boredom disappears. »
Attributed to a contemporary of Jean-Remy Moët