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Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin 'Yellow Label' Brut Champagne, France

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin 'Yellow Label' Brut Champagne, France

Elegance Embottled: Veuve Clicquot's Legacy in Every Sip

A Legacy Woven in Bubbles

The story of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin 'Yellow Label' Brut is as effervescent as the Champagne itself. At its heart is Barbe Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, the formidable "grande dame of Champagne," born in 1777 into a Reims textile dynasty. Left a widow at 27, she transcended the norms of her time, steering her father-in-law's 1772-established winery into groundbreaking territories. Her audacity to innovate birthed the first known vintage Champagne, the pioneering riddling table, and the first blended rosé champagne. These innovations revolutionized champagne production and cemented her legacy and the Veuve Clicquot brand as symbols of excellence worldwide.

Crafted with Passion, Served with Pride

The Brut Yellow Label is a testament to the house's unwavering commitment to quality. A meticulous selection of grapes from 50 to 60 different Crus forms the backbone of this cuvée, with up to 45% reserve wines ensuring the signature Veuve Clicquot style of strength, complexity, and silkiness. The blend—50% Pinot Noir for structure, 30% Chardonnay for elegance, and 20% Meunier for roundness—ages on lees for at least three years, developing its characteristic aromatic richness.

Product Details:

  • Region: Champagne, France
  • Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir (50%), Meunier (20%), Chardonnay (30%)
  • Color: Golden-Yellow
  • Alcohol Content (ABV): Not specified, but typically around 12%
  • Dosage: Brut, 9 G/L
  • Contains: Sulphites

Sensory Symphony

Pouring a glass reveals a golden-yellow hue animated by fine, lively bubbles. The nose is greeted with an orchestra of aromas: ripe white and yellow fruits like pear, apple, and peach blend harmoniously with zesty mandarin and grapefruit citrus notes. Undertones of pastry—reminiscent of fresh brioche and croissants—alongside hints of dried fruits add depth and complexity. This Champagne delights the palate with a balance of freshness, strength, aromatic richness, and a silky texture, embodying the four dimensions of the Veuve Clicquot style.

A Toast to Pairings and Celebrations

Veuve Clicquot 'Yellow Label' Brut excels in versatility, making it an impeccable choice for various dishes. Its robust structure complements the richness of seafood, while its freshness pairs beautifully with delicate white fish. For those who prefer terrestrial delights, it elegantly cuts through roasted poultry or pork fat. And for the connoisseur of fine pairings, a selection of soft cheeses creates a symphony of flavors. Whether marking a special occasion or elevating a casual gathering, this Champagne promises to turn moments into memories.

Barbe Nicole's vision and dedication live on in every bottle of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin 'Yellow Label' Brut, offering a sip of history and a toast to the excellence that defines the grande dame of Champagne.


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