Champagne Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Yellow Label NV

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The first sip delivers all the freshness and forcefulness so typical of Yellow Label with asymphony of fruit tastes f...

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With a slightly cheesy note on the nose that, along with the patissiere tones, recalls cheese Danish this offers good complexity with ample yellow ... Read more

A good quality Champagne... but don't get caught in the marketing hype. Sometimes it can be extremely yeasty on the nose and palate. I prefer the F... Read more

Acidic and fruity. Decent bubbles, but very soft. Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Champagne Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Yellow Label

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065198,870
3.50 5
12/16/2009

With a slightly cheesy note on the nose that, along with the patissiere tones, recalls cheese Danish this offers good complexity with ample yellow fruit and floral tones. Classic Veuve on the palate, a touch sweet, soft, caressing and easy with plenty of yellow fruit in a somewhat simple package. 88pts


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Snooth User: Rodolphe Boulanger
63471,854
3.00 5
07/17/2007

A good quality Champagne... but don't get caught in the marketing hype. Sometimes it can be extremely yeasty on the nose and palate. I prefer the French-market version, which you can find in magnums here in the US.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
2.00 5
02/06/2008

Acidic and fruity. Decent bubbles, but very soft.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
3.50 5
09/04/2007

Rather nutty and slighty yeasty nose. I'm not a real Champagne fan, but this is one of my favorites - not too much yeast and not too acidic. I like it.


Snooth User: hershey
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4.00 5
01/07/2008

Very nice brioche toast nose. Bright and lively dry fruits on the mouth, and green apple notes on the medium finish.


Snooth User: gpnguyen
34741108
4.00 5
11/14/2007

Crisp and bubbly...delicious!


Snooth User: TasteDC
3148465
3.00 5
09/15/2007

This is a great Aperitif Champagne - not too rich and yeasty, but elegant, crisp and citrusy, wonderful with fried foods!


Snooth User: bdiskin
3871243
3.50 5
12/14/2007

Good champagne, if you can find it at a good price. I wouldn't pay $42/bottle for it.


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External Reviews for Champagne Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Yellow Label

External Review
06/27/2007

The classic big, full-bodied, non-vintage Champagne. Cheers!


External Review
06/20/2007

The big, full-bodied, non-vintage Champagne in a half-bottle. Cheers!


External Review
02/05/2013

Tightly knit, focused by racy acidity and a streak of minerality, this offers subtle notes of white peach, anise, biscuit and kumquat. The refined finish echoes a smoky note. Drink now through 2022. -AN Wine Spectator. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. N.V. Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Non Vintage Brut 750ml


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Source: NapaCabs.com
07/18/2013

This strikes a nice balance between fruit and sweetness, retaining plenty of fresh fruity acid structure.


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Source: We Speak Wine
04/29/2010

Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label NV 750ML


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Source: We Speak Wine
04/29/2010

Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label NV 375ML Half Bottle


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
10/24/2013

Well-knit and balanced, with vibrant acidity framing hints of blackberry, white cherry, biscuit, honey and candied lemon zest. Offers a lightly smoky finish. Drink now through 2016.


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Winemaker's Notes:

A champagne House is eventually judged on the quality of its Brut non vintage. It is in the making of such a wine that the true Art of Champagne blending reveals itself. This is an art in which the House of Veuve Clicquot excels. Our Brut Yellow Label reflects the superb vineyards we own and the consistent nature of our House style. The predominance of Pinot Noir provides the structure that is so typically Clicquot, while a touch of Pinot Meunier rounds out the blend. Chardonnay adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine.

Tasting Notes:

The first sip delivers all the freshness and forcefulness so typical of Yellow Label with asymphony of fruit tastes following on. Here is a true member of the powerful Brut family, well structured, admirably vinous. The lingering aromas echo and re-echo, with each fruit or spice note distinct. Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label manages to reconcile two opposing factors - forcefulness and finesse - and to hold them in perfect balance. This consistent power to please makes it ideal as an aperitif, and perfect as the Champagne to enjoy with a meal.

A champagne House is eventually judged on the quality of its Brut non vintage. It is in the making of such a wine that the true Art of Champagne blending reveals itself. This is an art in which the House of Veuve Clicquot excels. Our Brut Yellow Label reflects the superb vineyards we own and the consistent nature of our House style. The predominance of Pinot Noir provides the structure that is so typically Clicquot, while a touch of Pinot Meunier rounds out the blend. Chardonnay adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine.

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