Charles Lafitte Demi Sec 75cl


£45 per 75cl
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This wonderful expression of a much sweeter style of Champagne that provides an alternative to the Brut, drier style the region is famous for. Pale golden yellow, intense & perfectly transparent tinted with a light bronze halo. Aromas of ripe fruit with concentrated scents of pineapple & apricot. A pleasant finish that is flavourful & pronounced with aromas of candied fruit, freshness & vivacity.

Wine of France
Country of Origin

Suitable for vegetariansSuitable for vegetarians

Allergen Information
Contains Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
Dietary Information
Suitable for Vegetarians; Suitable for Vegans
ABV (%)
Grape Variety
Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier , Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes
Pale golden yellow, intense & perfectly transparent tinted with a light bronze halo. Aromas of ripe fruit with concentrated scents of pineapple & apricot. A pleasant finish that is flavourful & pronounced with aromas of candied fruit, freshness & vivacity
The Belle Idée was born in Cognac in 1848 and was created by Jean-Baptiste Lafitte. Very soon, the brand Charles Lafitte & Cie (officially registered in 1893) became a landmark in the world of wines and spirits.
Regional Information
Charles Lafitte is based and produced in Tours sur Maine, one of the key regions for the production of wine and where many Champagnes are established.
Current Vintage
Vinification Details
Charles Lafitte is produced using the traditional Champagne method. Grape varieties Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier are carefully selected from key regions before undertaking the precise process of transforming them into Champagne over 3 to 5 years minimum. Our winemaker, Dominique Pichart sees that the utmost care, skill and expertise is utilised to ensure the excellent quality of this wine is maintained.
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03 January 2023 by 
Beautifully Smooth Champagne

So happy that Ocado stocks the Charles Lafitte Demi Sec it is a beautiful smooth easy drinking champagne. Would recommend. I think the person who reviewed stating it was sweet must have bought the Demi Sec instead of Brut.

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25 December 2022 by 
is it really champagne?

So glad we did not pay £40 for this. Sweet and hot to our taste, sorry

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26 December 2020 by 
Corked for Christmas

Has been a house favourite , especially when on offer but Christmas Day was soured by. accorded bottle with no Demi sec as back up.Hardly a disaster in the current circumstances but interesting to see if this is a recurring problem

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01 December 2020 by 
Delicious - what a way to start December!

We are really impressed with this champagne - a fizzy and tasty delight! We will be getting more for Christmas!

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30 November 2020 by 
beautiful balanced flavour.

Loved this. Best example of a good demi sec on Ocado. Went really well with birthday cake as not as dry as a Brut. Will definitely be reordering to go with the Christmas cake. Very popular with everyone. Highly recommend.

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30 May 2020 by 
The balance wasn't there

The balance between sweet and dry just wasn't subtle enough for me. This is a little clumsy and confusing, it's neither one thing or the other. Not unpleasant but too challenging. I wouldn't buy again.

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