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Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label

Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label

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This Champagne is golden yellow with tiny bubbles. It presents aromas of yellow and white fruits with hints of vanilla and toasty brioche.

Yellow Label is the signature of Veuve Clicquot’s quality and style, recreated every year thanks to our priceless collection of reserve wines. Its brilliant yellow label reflects the champagne’s bright personality and impeccable winemaking credentials.

THE BLEND

Grapes from as many as 50 to 60 different Crus go to the blending of Yellow Label. He blends 30-45% reserve wines with grapes from as many as 50 to 60 different crus. The Pinot Noir predominance (50-55%) provides the structure that is so typically Veuve Clicquot, while Chardonnay (28-33%) adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine, and a touch of Meunier (15-20%) rounds out the blend. The long aging in our Crayères (3 years minimum for Yellow Label) gives silkiness to the Champagne.

TASTING NOTES

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label manages to reconcile two opposing factors - strength and silkiness - and to hold them in perfect balance with aromatic intensity and a lot of freshness. This consistent power to please makes it ideal as an aperitif, and perfect as the Champagne to enjoy with a meal.

 

Bettane & Desseauve:  "A round and fairly deep champagne, with a certain suppleness which gives it an almost universal character. Dosage is not noticeable."

  

Decanter:  Lemony richness on the nose, a struck match character that falls in with lemon vanilla note. Toffee apple allure on the palate with chalky coolness & savory nutty finish. (panel tasting)