Veuve Clicquot Vintage Gift Boxed
The bold, lively, and pure flavor transforms into a powerful, structured palate, delicately chiselled from the minerality of Champagne\'s chalky terroir. The generosity of the Pinot Noir\'s fruitiness resonatse harmoniously with the freshness of the lightly candied citrus fruit aromas (lemon) which are embellished in the finish with delicate hints of toasted notes.
- Clear, brilliant, gold color lights
- Persistent and remarkable effervescence
- Delicate hints of toasted notes
- Lightly candied citrus fruit
- Dried fruits (apricots)
Vintage Brut 2008
The harvests, grouped together throughout Champagne, took place between mid-September and early October, in perfect weather. The quality of this harvest was exceptional, with great potential for aging.Naturally then, 2008 was declared a Veuve Clicquot Vintage, the third in the decade following 2002 and 2004 and the House\'s 65th since its first Vintage of 1810.
New to this 2008 Vintage: 5% of the wines were produced and aged in wooden casks from forests in Central France, from Allier and Vosges. This was to increase the complexity and aromatic richness of our Vintages, our gourmet wines. These cask-aged wines constitute the spices of the blend. Their aromas are very lightly woody, vanilla and toasted aromas.