Category: Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot: Cave Privée Rosé 1978

[English] Evolved orange, salmon color with ultra refined effervescence. It starts of with roses, anise, balsamic aromas, mature yeast tones, truffle, forrest floor, warm leather and sandal wood followed by raspberry and profound Burgundian cherries. After a while the aroma became like Beethoven’s Pastoral 6th Symphony.. with old farmers hay with woodland fruits marmelade and
Rating category: 95+

Veuve Clicquot: Cave Privée Rosé 1989

[English] Light pink color with refined effervescence. On the nose: dried berries, chocolate powder, eau de vie, orange, candied citrus, dry croissant (not too buttery) and light toast. Silky, elegant mouthfeel. On the palate: fermented woodland strawberry, juicy fig, walnut, dried berries with profound seabreeze minerality and smoked tones. A youthful wine with good structure and supporting
Rating category: 90-95

Veuve Clicquot: La Grande Dame 1998

  [English] Made of 64% Pinot Noir and 36% Chardonnay. Light yellow color with shades of green and refined strands of bubbles. Aromatically complex, with initial aromas of Reinette apple, sweet grapefruit, lemon, yeast, brioche, nectar, fern and honeysuckle with minerality expressed by a whiff of chalk . After a while in the glass, smoky
Rating category: 90-95

Veuve Clicquot: Yellow Label

[English] (Last tasted december 3rd 2011) Made of 55% Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Meunier and 30% Chardonnay. Light golden color with refined effervescence. In the nose: brioche, Granny Smith apple, baked bread, peach and sulphur. Medium bodied and quite an unsophisticated mouthfeel. On the palate: yeast, Granny Smith apple, generic yellow fruit, lemon, almond and honey. Medium
Rating category: 66-79