Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Rose

$112

In 1818, Madame Clicquot invented the first known blended Rosé Champagne ever that you can enjoy and share today for its liveliness and burst of fruits.

2018 marked the 200th anniversary of Veuve Clicquot Rosé. Made today using the same technique of blending in a specially-created red wine. Experience lifted aromas of citrus, red berries and toast. The palate is dry with light-medium body and flavours of citrus, fresh strawberry, cherry and a touch of biscuit on the finish.

THE BLEND

Made using 50 to 60 different crus, the cuvee is based on Brut Yellow Label's traditional blend, 44 to 48 % Pinot Noir, 13 to 18 % Meunier, 25 to 29 % Chardonnay.

The coppery champagne, the burst of red fruit aromas…to achieve it, the blend is an essential element, a creative act. The Cellar Master and his team of experts select excellent quality red wines and still wines from some of the most sought-after vineyards in Champagne to find the flavors and characteristics that perfectly express the Veuve Clicquot Rosé style.
Made using 50 to 60 different crus, and 30 to 45% of Reserve wines, the cuvée is based on Yellow Label’s traditional blend: the Pinot Noir predominance (50-55%) provides the structure that is so typically Veuve Clicquot, while Chardonnay (28-33%) adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine, and a touch of Meunier (15-20%) rounds out the blend.
The blend is then completed with 12% of still red wine using red grapes, providing fruitiness. The long period of aging in our Crayères (3 years minimum for Rosé) lends silkiness to the Champagne.

TASTING NOTES

ROBE Luminous color, Copper hues

AROMAS Fresh red fruits, Biscuity notes of dried fruits, Viennese pastries

FOOD PAIRING

Tuna, Beef carpaccio, Duck, Red fruits, Tomatoes

 

Type Champagne
Grapes Pinot Noir, Meunier, Chardonnay
Region Champagne, France
Winery Veuve Clicquot
SKU 19661
Alcohol content 12.5%
Size 750mL
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