Wine Review: Veuve Clicquot Rose Brut

Basic Information

Name – Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne

Vintage – NV

Region – France – Champagne

Varietal – Pinot Noir, Meunier, Chardonnay

Pricing –  $50.00

Alcohol – 12.5%

Appearance

 The wine is clear with medium to deep intense orange color – almost copper like.

Aroma/Nose

The wine was clean with medium intensity aromas of red fruits such as strawberries, mineral and yeast.

Palate

On the palate, the wine was dry, high in acidity with a light to medium body. The flavor profile carried from the nose to the palate with the red fruits, mineral with yeast/bread like notes.

Finish

 There was a long finish of a bread-like note on the palate.

Overall Experience

We really enjoyed this Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne. Found it to be fairly simple when it comes to complexity, but a great, refreshing drinking experience none the less.

Pairings

Food – Tuna, Duck, Red Fruits and Tomatoes

Cigar – Bolivar Cigar – Belicoso Fino

Wine Publication Ratings

James Suckling – 92pts.

Wine Spectator – 91pts.

Wine & Spirits – 90pts.

Winemakers Tasting Notes

Coppery-orange color. Expressive aromas of strawberry and very ripe wild strawberries. A full-bodied, structured, vinous palate which stays fresh. Length and character define this champagne.

About Veuve Clicquot – https://www.veuveclicquot.com/en-us