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Half bottle of Champagne Pol Roger Brut Réserve NV
Champagne from France - Champagne
Pol Roger is classic grande marque Champagne with a tremendous reputation rooted in the style and finesse of all its cuvées. The Brut Réserve is the perfect aperitif: delicate, fine and intense with a floral quality and harmony that makes it stand apart from its peers.
Price: £22.00 Half Bottle
Price: £264.00 Case of 12
- Bone dry
- Pinot Noir Meunier Chardonnay
- 12.5% Alcohol
- No oak influence
- 37.5cl (Half bottle)
- Champagne cork
Pol Roger founded his eponymous house in 1849 and earned his living largely by making Champagne for other houses. Although the business started without an inch of vineyard to its name, it gradually acquired land of its own and now has 55 hectares in and around Epernay, including important sites on the Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims as well as numerous other vineyard plantings.
Pol Roger was known to be the favourite Champagne of Winston Churchill who was quoted as proclaiming, “In victory, deserve it. In defeat, need it!”. The prestige wine, Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill, was released as a tribute and although the blend is a closely guarded secret, it is believed to be pinot noir-dominated, reflecting the style that Churchill preferred.
Still run by descendants of the founder, Pol Roger is classic grande marque Champagne with a tremendous reputation rooted in the style and finesse of all its cuvées. It also has the kudos of being one of the few houses to hold the Royal Warrant. A blanc de blancs and a rosé, both vintage-dated are also produced, the former in tiny quantities.
Times of Tunbridge Wells
Pol Roger was just 18when he founded his Champagne house in 1849. The white foil Brut NV is a vinousbullseye made from around 30 still base wines chosen from at least threevintages (equal parts...Pol Roger was just 18when he founded his Champagne house in 1849. The white foil Brut NV is a vinousbullseye made from around 30 still base wines chosen from at least threevintages (equal parts chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier). All toasted brioche,hazelnut, ginger nut biscuit and white peach, underlaid with soft spices. Spoton for sushi, oysters, cold lobster mayo, scallops wrapped in prosciutto,gougères, fish and chips or Thai dishes. A real standout when I tasted it againrecently. Top marks.