Veuve Clicquot's Yellow Label Brut reflects the superb vineyards they own and the consistent nature of their House style. The predominance of Pinot Noir provides the structure that is so typically Clicquot, while a touch of Pinot Meunier rounds out the blend. Chardonnay adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine.
Brisk lemon-lime flavors and floral apple clarity lend this wine its freshness and mineral-tinged refreshment. It smells like chalk, then the flavors are enriched by toasty brioche and spiciness from the lees aging. Simple and saturated, finely made in a grandmarque style. Best Buy. Learn about Veuve Clicquot, the history of the brand, its innovative winemaking techniques, and its signature Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne. Veuve Clicquot, now one of the largest Champagne Houses, was founded in by Philippe Clicquot under the label "Clicquot".
Over the course of her lifetime, Madame Clicquot Barbe Ponsardin , developed three of the most important innovations in Champagne that are still practiced today. First, in Veuve Clicquot produced the first vintage wine in Champagne, which otherwise produced non-vintage blends.
Second, in Madame Clicquot invented the riddling table to clarify Veuve Clicquot champagne, and by doing so, she improved both the quality and finesse of the wines. It is distinguished by the dominance of Pinot Noir in its blend, which gives strength, complexity and elegance to the champagne.
Well-drained, limestone and chalky soil defines much of the region, which lend a mineral component to its wines. With nearly negligible exceptions,. These can be blended together or bottled as individual varietal Champagnes, depending on the final style of wine desired.
Chardonnay, the only white variety, contributes freshness, elegance, lively acidity and notes of citrus, orchard fruit and white flowers. Pinot Noir and its relative Pinot Meunier, provide the backbone to many blends, adding structure, body and supple red fruit flavors. Wines with a large proportion of Pinot Meunier will be ready to drink earlier, while Pinot Noir contributes to longevity. A tiny proportion of Champagnes are made from a single vintage. There are also some very large production still wines that may not claim one particular vintage.
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Medium straw, yellow color; complex aromas of ripe apple and light cream, excellent depth and persistence; medium bodied, active and layered on the palate; dry, medium acidity, well balanced; bright and beautiful ripe fruit and cream in the flavors; medium finish, lasting impression in the aftertaste.
Calls for petrale in a Champagne reduction sauce with fresh, savory herbs. JS Some oyster shell, berry biscuits, fresh strawberries and gently toasty brioche here. Lots to like. The palate is plump and flavorsome with plenty of berries and citrus intertwined. Good depth here. Grapefruit finish. WS This is tightly knit and racy, with a spicy underpinning and a clean-cut mix of poached pear, grated ginger and pink grapefruit zest. An aperitif style, showing a crisp, lacy finish. Drink now. Veuve Clicquot View all products. Champagne France.
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