Veuve Cliqout Ponsardin Brut 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 Veuve Cliqout Ponsardin Brut

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065204,231
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: colinrchorley
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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: 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!


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External Reviews for Veuve Cliqout Ponsardin Brut

External Review
06/20/2007

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


External Review
06/27/2007

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


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

Veuve Clicquot consistently produces one of the best dessert Champagnes, soft and clean rather than directly sweet. This has the toasty scent of roasted coffee beans, of pignoli nuts and toasted almonds. Those balance a floral element, bringing dried roses and lemon verbena to mind. Serve this with a pignoli or marzipan tart.


External Review
11/14/2013

Light nose well balanced and suave. Quite aggressive mousse and pretty aggressive generally. Notable dosage. Jancis Robinson.


External Review
02/25/2010

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut NV Doppelmagnum (3L): Jahrgang: Inhalt: 3 L Doppel-MagnumRegion: ChampagneWeingut: Veuve ClicquotRebsorte: Chardonnay 28-33% Pinot Noir 50-55% Pinot Meunier 15-20% Restzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: Champagner - Sekt - Prickelndes


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
03/24/2010

Ultimately, the reputation of a great Champagne house is based in its skill in blending a consistently fine 'flagship' wine, rather than the vintage Champagnes, which follow exceptional weather. In Champagne, the style of a House is always more significant than the style of a single year, so the re-known of Veuve Clicquot is measured by the ongoing performance of Yellow Label. Veuve Clicquot has every reason for confidence.Yellow Label is a blend of unvarying quality, always fully mature, always perfectly balanced. Admired across the world, it owes its excellence to a superb holding of vineyards founded by Madame Clicquot and added to over two centuries. These produce the great 'crus' of reserve wines which that oenological genius, Jacques Peters, can call on when he finalises the blend. In Britain, Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label has become famous as "The Champagne of The Season", an essential part of the British summer. What better symbol could th...


External Review
05/19/2010

1 x 750ML Bottle


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Winemaker's Notes:

NV | FRANCE | Champagne

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.

<p>Widow Clicquot was a master craftsman who was exclusively devoted to &nbsp;Champagne. The Clicquot brand only signs wines which are completely elaborated by the cellar master, Jacques Peters. Grapes must be picked by hand throughout the Champagne region.</p>

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