Veuve Clicquot Rosé NV Champagne 75cl Naked

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Country France
Champagne Type Non Vintage Brut
Region Champagne
Brand Veuve Clicquot
Grape Variety Chardonnay / Pinot Noir
Size 75cl
ABV 12.0%
Closure Type Cork
Vintage NV
Maturity Drink now
Style Dry and lightly fruity
Food Match The perfect Aperitif or brilliantly paired with a light Rocket and Parmesan Salad

Classic Rose Champagne from Veuve Clicquot. The wine has a luminous colour with attractive pink glints. The nose is generous and elegant, with initial aromas of fresh red fruit (raspberry, wild strawberry, cherry, blackberry), leading to biscuity notes of dried fruits and Viennese pastries (almonds, apricots and brioche). The fresh attack is followed by a fruity harmonious sensation on the palate. The wine is perfectly balanced in the best Veuve Clicquot style of pink champagnes, combining elegance and flair. The wine works its magic - this delectably full champagne can be enjoyed as a true delicacy. A deliciously fruity wine in early bloom, this is a wonderful aperitif to be shared as a twosome or simply with friends. 

According to the house of Veuve, Champagne is a wine of legend. Driven by a desire for quality, Madame Clicquot - known as the first lady in business - ensured that only the finest wines were produced by her house. Pride in the house motto: "Only one quality, the finest" has meant that only 10 cellar masters have led the quest for quality, ensuring the continuation of the Veuve Clicquot style: strength and complexity.

In 1772 by Philippe Clicquot-Muiron established the original enterprise which eventually became the house of Veuve Clicquot. The House played an important role in establishing champagne as a favoured drink of haute bourgeoisie and nobility throughout Europe. In 1775, it was credited to be the first Champagne house to produce Rosé Champagne, using the method of adding red wine during production. It was later taken over by his widow Madame Clicquot at the age of 27 in 1810. Through determination, intuition and acumen Madame Clicquot not only created the first recorded vintage in the champagne region but built up the Veuve Clicquot property to make it one of the foremost vineyards in all of Champagne.

The 1811 comet vintage of Veuve Clicquot is theorized to have been the first truly "modern" Champagne due to the advancements in the méthode champenoise which Veuve Clicquot pioneered through the technique of remuage (secondary fermentation in the bottle.)

Since 1987 the Veuve Clicquot Company has been part of the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy group of luxury brands, and today owns a controlling interest in New Zealand's Cloudy Bay Vineyards.

Today, both in France and abroad, the Veuve Clicquot brand continues to embody the values held dear by Madame Clicquot: modernity and audacity blended together with an emphasis on quality and expertise that are second to none.

Country Of Origin: France

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