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'It's all about bubbles'

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When the bubbles in champagne explode in your mouth they create a chemical, uplifting sensory experience according to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in France.

Professor Gerard Liger-Belair of the University of Reims Champagne-Ardennes, explains the findings.

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