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    Veuve Clicquot Rare Vintage Rose 1985
    Rosé Sparkling Wine - Champagne, France

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    • WS93
    Price: $105.00
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    Professional Ratings: 93 Wine Spectator

    Region: Champagne, France

    Varietal: Rosé Sparkling Wine

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Item no. 90853

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Recognizing the principle that the best years yield vintages that are unique wines—masterpieces that travel through time—Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin has delved into its cellars and come up with treasures dating back to 1985 and 1988.

    Made using 17 Grands and Premiers Crus, Rare Vintage Rosé 1985 is dominated by the strength and fullness of the black grapes. It has a lively amber pink robe with copper tints and fine, lingering bubbles. The nose is complex, with full flavors of ripe red fruit, sweet spices, leather and undergrowth. In the mouth, Rare Vintage Rosé 1985 has plenty of lasting structure with a remarkable aromatic finish. This exquisite wine produces unique sensations and leaves an unforgettable impression.

    "A fine example of a mature Rose Champagne. From a stellar vintage, this has mellowed to a burnished copper hue, featuring warm autumn aromas and flavors of perserved berries, wood smoke and roasted walnuts. It's all backed by a firm structure and a dry profile."
    -Wine Spectator

    Critical Acclaim:

    This rosé Champagne is aging gracefully, layering flavors of coffee, treacle, roasted nuts, toasted bread, dried cherry and spice. Rich and elegant, with lovely integration of the still-vibrant acidity. The finish of smoke and graphite lingers. Drink now through 2015.

    93 Points
    Wine Spectator
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