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Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Rosé Vintage Reserve NV

Winemaker's Notes:

90 points Wine Spectator: A smoky version, exhibiting light berry and watermelon notes. Quite firm, as much from the chalky sensation as from the lively acidity. Despite its lightness, this shows intensity and length. Drink now through 2011. (11/30/09)

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin:
Founded in 1772, Veuve Clicquot is among the most prestigious Champagne Houses. Its extensive holdings, many originally purchased by Madame Clicquot, stretch throughout the top-rated areas of the Champagne region and are exceptional in size and quality. As in madame Clicquot's day, bottles age in the House's vast, vaulted cellars in Reims, portions of which were constructed some 2,00... Read more
Founded in 1772, Veuve Clicquot is among the most prestigious Champagne Houses. Its extensive holdings, many originally purchased by Madame Clicquot, stretch throughout the top-rated areas of the Champagne region and are exceptional in size and quality. As in madame Clicquot's day, bottles age in the House's vast, vaulted cellars in Reims, portions of which were constructed some 2,000 years ago by the Romans. The remarkable Madame Clicquot (1777-1866) is considered one of the first business-women of the modern era. Widowed in 1805 at the age of 27, Madame Veuve Clicquot (born Ponsardin) defied every convention of the day to take the helm of her late husband's small Champagne House. She personally supervised cellar activities and introduced innovative production techniques still used today. Champagne Veuve Clicquot is known internationally for its classically styled and full-bodied Champagne. Read less

Member Reviews for Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Rosé Vintage Reserve

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Snooth User: colinrchorley
330901,228
4.50 5
02/17/2008

Really smooth, plenty of small bubbles and a very nice sweet taste which goes down so easily.


Snooth User: yishimcgee
7589455
3.50 5
06/17/2008

Very mellow and palatable, with a nice tart/fruity finish, but the "middle" was simply...missing, for lack of a better term. Bubbles did not seem particularly long-lasting or effervescent.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,550
4.00 5
09/27/2009

Fine mousse of bubbles and a delicate nose of cherries. This rose is soft and smooth and goes down very easily. There is a slight yeast flavor, but its faint. Very nice.


External Reviews for Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Rosé Vintage Reserve

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
10/24/2011

Lovely floral and berry aromas segue into cherry and citrus flavors in this elegant, medium-bodied rosé. It has a fine texture and the flavors are persistent. Drink now. -BS


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
02/09/2009

The superb colour of this rose with its shimmering glints of leather bring a bold modernity and romantic side to this Clicquot! A fine and generous nose with aromas of fresh red fruits (raspberries, wild strawberries and ripe cherries) that are followed by notes of dried fruit, almond, apricot and biscuit. On the palate, the attack is fresh and paves the way for a beautiful, fruity harmony. The wine displays good balance and the true style of this Champagne house, as it takes its place amongst the rest of the house's ros�s, elegant and full of character. Generous, full and highly seductive � truly magical!


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

A lusciously fruity rosé, this tastes of pure pinot noir, airy and bright, like a fragrant wisp of a Chorey-lès-Beaune. The soft, honeyed fruit leaves a pleasurable, lasting impression, easy to drink on its own or with thinly sliced beef.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
06/19/2013

A vibrant, berry-inflected rosé. Light and delicate, this is balanced and firms up on the chalky finish. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

Bold, vivacious and forward, this appealing wine is true to the house style, with plenty of sweet, pretty fruit. There are unchallenging but undeniably enjoyable flavors of ripe stone fruits, hints of grapefruit and citrus zest, and a smack of wet stone in the back of the throat. Young and fresh, without the toasty finesse of the vintage rosandeacute;s.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
10/06/2012

The color of ballet shoes, this offers a floral nose partnered with a rich palate of flavor, subtly woven with brioche, toasted nut, black raspberry, apricot and graphite notes. This vibrant wine maintains a sense of elegance throughout. Drink now through 2018. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

A smoky version, exhibiting light berry and watermelon notes. Quite firm, as much from the chalky sensation as from the lively acidity. Despite its lightness, this shows intensity and length. Drink now through 2011.


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Notes of raspberry, wild strawberry and cherry predominate, folowed by a touch of dried fruits and pastry. In the mouth, the attack is powerfull, leaving behind a harmony of fruits.

90 points Wine Spectator: A smoky version, exhibiting light berry and watermelon notes. Quite firm, as much from the chalky sensation as from the lively acidity. Despite its lightness, this shows intensity and length. Drink now through 2011. (11/30/09)

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