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I am not a fan of the Cattier myself – I think it has a nose like old socks, but maybe it works well at altitude; so far I have always requested something else.

BA is doling out Ayala in Club World at present; I was preparing to beunderwhelmed, but it is actually rather pleasant, and not too fizzy. Ayala is owned by Bollinger, and although it sounds like a phone system, is actually a diamond in the rough.

A new one on me was something called Cuvee Diamant (1998), which seems tobe the premium brand of the less than spectacular Heidsieck Monopole, which I had last week on UA F, and it was almost perfect for altitude, and slipped down very nicely indeed.

An interesting design of cut glass bottle:

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