Champagne

Veuve Clicquot, La Grande Dame 2012

RRP £160

2012 is the second and best yet vintage of the newly recreated cuvée La Grande Dame. Its soul rests on Pinot Noir of the greatest finesse, refreshed by a mere splash of Chardonnay. Soft yet coolly fruity on the layered nose of lemon confit, apricot, vanilla, refined smoke and buttery pastry notes. The balance is impeccable with invigorating tension and stylish salinity. Much more driven, tight-packed and fine that we are used to expect from this cuvée.

Score

Wine Details

Wine Style

Sparkling

Grape Varieties

Pinot Noir, Chardonnay

Alcohol

13.5%

Drink dates

2020 - 2035

Origin

Country

France

Tasting Information

Blind

Yes

Tasted by

IWSC experts

UK Stockist

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