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Veuve Clicquot was the first champagne house to commercialise rosé champagne in 1775 and, once again, takes centre stage this year to launch its first non-vintage rosé.
This fresh young wine is now a fully-fledged member of the champagne world after having slowly matured in Veuve's cellars as well as in the minds of the winemakers.
Our Veuve Clicquot Rosé is the end result of a desire to create a pink champagne with a
delightfully luscious, fruit-based charm. Jacques Péters, the cellarmaster, and his team wanted a champagne that would be accessible and naturally engaging while conserving Veuve Clicquot's essential values in terms of style.
Made using 50 to 60 different crus, the cuvee is based on Brut Yellow Label's traditional blend,
• 50 to 55% Pinot Noir
• 15 to 20% Pinot Meunier
• 28 to 33% Chardonnay
The blend includes a particularly high percentage (25-35%, sometimes 40%) of reserve
wines originating from several harvests (usually 5 or 6), which ensures the consistency
of the house style.
The reserve wines, some of which are 9 years old, are kept separately depending on the
origin of the crus and the years in which the wines were produced.
This blend is completed with 12% of red wines using red grapes especially raised and selected
to give a marvellous balance to this rose.
The wine has a luminous colour with attractive pink glints. The nose is generous and elegant,
with initial aromas of fresh red fruit (raspberry, wild strawberry, cherry, blackberry) leading to
biscuity notes of dried fruits and Viennese pastries (almonds, apricots and brioche).
The fresh attack is followed by a fruity harmonious sensation on the palate.
The wine is perfected balanced in the best Veuve Clicquot style of pink champagnes, combining elegance and flair. The wine works its magic – this delectably full champagne can be enjoyed as a true delicacy.
A deliciously fruity wine in early bloom, this is a wonderful aperitif to be shared as a twosome or simply with friends.