Pinot Noir Chardonnay French Champagnes, Reims France
Growing season 2008 was only the third year of the decade to be worthy of Veuve Clicquot vintage. An exceptional quality of harvest between mid September and early October, in perfect weather, delivered Pinot Noir of splendid minerality, Chardonnay of intense refinement. A choice component is treated to a term of age in small Allier and Vosges oak casks, imparting developed fruit flavours and savoury, spiced complexity, baked vanilla and enticing almond toastyness. Opulent boulangerie characters from the extended maturation in bottle on lees.
Available in cartons of six
Bright pink, copper hues, delicate bead. Fresh red fruit bouquets, strawberries, raspberry, cherry, grapefruits, lightly spiced notes of cinnamon and vanilla, dried fruit and brioche notes. A full bodied, structured and energetic palate, its minerality supported by generous red fruit flavours from the Pinot Noir, Morello cherry, combined with notes of slightly candied citrus of Premiere Cru Chardonnay.