Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Vintage Rare 2009

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Veuve Clicquot Cuvée 2002 The Vintage 2002 is made up of 60 Pinot Noir, 7 Pinot Meunier and 33 Chardonnay. The choice of grape classification is of vital importance. The blend includes 17 crus only, which are either Grand or Premier Crus. These are located in the Montagne de Reims including Pinot Noir from Verzenay(Grand Cru) and Pinot Meunier from Ludes(Premier Cru), in the Grande Valléede la Marne with Pinot Noir from Ay(Grand Cru) and in the Cote des Blancs where Le Mesnil-sur-Oger constitutes one of the best Chardonnay (Grand Cru) vineyards.A dose of 9g/l of sugar was added.Sensory NotesThe 2002 vintage has a pale gold color with silver accents. It has a brilliant aspect and effervescence is lively and long-lasting.The nose is very open, pure and complex. The Chardonnay gives this wine a refined mineral flavor accompanied with pleasant flowery notes of acacia. Aerating the wine reveals hints of yellow-fleshed fruit and pastries (brioche, marzipan). These give way to delicately spicy aromas, followed by elegant notes of licorice and high-bred teas. In the mouth the wine is silky and generous. The expectations promised by the nose are met and even exceeded as the complexity of this wine is superlative: simultaneously evoking fruity and floral, mineral and spicy notes, menthol and toastThis wine is quite simply dazzling with its wealth of aromas, and a deliciously long and powerful finish.This elegant vintage is already remarkably well-balanced, and it will continue to enchant the palate for at least 15 years. Meanwhile, this wine can accompany the most refined dishes. It is eminently suitable for the most original matches. Try it with bass tartare, poached turbot served on a bed of fresh pasta, or cappuccino of Bresse chicken with candied citrus fruits.Keen devotees will enjoy it as an aperitif for very special occasions.

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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

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Snooth User: 97mjr
339902,159
4.00 5
03/04/2009

[NYE] Reliable. Clean, round.


Snooth User: Kirsy
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0.00 5
09/26/2011

Golden yellow and bright with plenty of foam, this champagne has a nose rich and vinous with flavors of yeast, tropical fruit, and almond. Hints of fruit and spices in the bubbles and layers of strawberry, cognac, and fruit liqueur lead to a good finish.


Snooth User: drdebs
6497900
4.00 5
07/24/2006

Excellent QPR for a quality French champagne. Small bead, light and lemony, with some toasted notes to give it complexity. Our favorite budget champagne. With L, P, L, and L.


Snooth User: wes77royce
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1.50 5
06/09/2011

widow cliquot bouquet - sweet, caramel, burnt sugar taste - refreshing and palette cleansing, thin, unbalanced, one dimensional


Snooth User: oolah
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3.50 5
02/13/2009

Good, reliable champagne. Never extraordinary, always delicious.


Snooth User: ChduP
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4.00 5
03/08/2009

One of the Best! Lots and lots of silky bubbles! Not to sweet, not too sharp. . . just right!


Snooth User: champagnecharlie
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3.50 5
02/03/2010

Never had a bad bottle of this yum very creamy style I've enjoyed all of their line always


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External Reviews for Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Vintage Rare

External Review
02/28/2009

Veuve Clicquot Champagne Brut (Yellow Label) is gold in color, crisp and dry, with a fine, persistent sparkle. It is a classically styled blend of two-thirds black grapes (Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier) for body, balanced with one-third Chardonnay for


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02/12/2010

Limited Edition


External Review
11/25/2009

Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label NV 375ML Half Bottle


External Review
11/26/2009

88 WE no further case discount


External Review
11/26/2009

The non-vintage Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne is round ripe and lemony; tasty fruity and approachable.


External Review
01/29/2009

Veuve Clicquot is a craftsman who is exclusively devoted to the elaboration of Champagne. The Clicquot brand only signs wines which are completely elaborated by the cellar master, Jacques Peters. The Clicquot brand has never and will never appear on


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Source: Vines Wine and Spirits
11/27/2012

Ripe, mature, easy Champagne, maintaining the Clicquot style of bottle maturity, with toast, sweet pastry and a rich, full-in-the-mouth character of white fruits. The finish is relatively soft.


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Veuve Clicquot Cuvée 2002 The Vintage 2002 is made up of 60 Pinot Noir, 7 Pinot Meunier and 33 Chardonnay. The choice of grape classification is of vital importance. The blend includes 17 crus only, which are either Grand or Premier Crus. These are located in the Montagne de Reims including Pinot Noir from Verzenay(Grand Cru) and Pinot Meunier from Ludes(Premier Cru), in the Grande Valléede la Marne with Pinot Noir from Ay(Grand Cru) and in the Cote des Blancs where Le Mesnil-sur-Oger constitutes one of the best Chardonnay (Grand Cru) vineyards.A dose of 9g/l of sugar was added.Sensory NotesThe 2002 vintage has a pale gold color with silver accents. It has a brilliant aspect and effervescence is lively and long-lasting.The nose is very open, pure and complex. The Chardonnay gives this wine a refined mineral flavor accompanied with pleasant flowery notes of acacia. Aerating the wine reveals hints of yellow-fleshed fruit and pastries (brioche, marzipan). These give way to delicately spicy aromas, followed by elegant notes of licorice and high-bred teas. In the mouth the wine is silky and generous. The expectations promised by the nose are met and even exceeded as the complexity of this wine is superlative: simultaneously evoking fruity and floral, mineral and spicy notes, menthol and toastThis wine is quite simply dazzling with its wealth of aromas, and a deliciously long and powerful finish.This elegant vintage is already remarkably well-balanced, and it will continue to enchant the palate for at least 15 years. Meanwhile, this wine can accompany the most refined dishes. It is eminently suitable for the most original matches. Try it with bass tartare, poached turbot served on a bed of fresh pasta, or cappuccino of Bresse chicken with candied citrus fruits.Keen devotees will enjoy it as an aperitif for very special occasions.

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