Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Rose 1995 | Wine.com

 

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    Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Rose 1995
    Rosé Sparkling Wine - Champagne, France

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    Professional Ratings: 95 Wine & Spirits

    Region: Champagne, France

    Varietal: Rosé Sparkling Wine

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Item no. 58281

    Winemaker's Notes:

    A luminous, deep gold/red and a persistent, fine mousse. The rich, intense nose displays notes of dried fruits (black figs, dates) and mild spices (vanilla) in harmony with a softer, almost creamy base. On the palate the texture is deep, dense and tightly woven. The structure of the pinot noir is perfectly rounded. Gracious notes of black cherries and raspberries dominate the finish. The exceptional flavor and taste of this truly great Champagne make it a magnificent accompaniment to fine cuisine, or it can be enjoyed as an apéritif for its own superb merits.

    CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VINTAGE:
    1995 began with a mild winter and budburst occurred during the second week of April. After a short cold spell, the flowering was ecellent, due to hot, almost summer-like weather. Ripening was very raped and picking began on September 21st. This is a vintage that will age very well.

    Components:
    Exclusively from the 8 Grand crus vineyards purchased by Madame Clicquot in the 19th century.

    • 37.5% Chardonnay from the Côte des Blancs (Avize, Oger, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger)
    • 62.5% Pinot Noir from the Montagne de Reims and Grand Vallée de la Marne (Verzenay, Verzy, Ambonnay, Bouzy, Aÿ)
    • 15% still Pinot Noir (Bouzy)

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