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Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Vintage Champagne 2008

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There are 13 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

My notes say "nom-nom" - which says it all! Dry, dry and crisp but with great body hiding under the fine bubbles. Lemon, brioche and almond on the palate. Beautifully sippable now, but will evolve for another decade.
Gwen Barton rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

An elegant Champagne! Fine mousse, delicate notes of citrus, green apple and brioche. A long, smooth finish with hint of minerality. A true classic. Enjoy sipping on its own- take your time with this one!
Sharon Lécuyer rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

Aromas of toasted nuts and red delicious apple. On the palette, tart apple, mineral notes and dry with a slight effervescence.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Well balanced apple finish. Medium finish
Jon Steeves rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Fresh and crisp, fine bubbles, lees, wet stone minerality, citrus blossom, lime zest. A beautifully complex, well structured, balanced vintage Champagne. Enjoy on it's own and easily with almost any meal, any time of the day. Rated 94/100 - bespoketastings.ca
rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

A special vintage champagne. Aromas of salted almonds, green apple and apricot. Abundant lemon on the palate with lasting bubbles and a dry lemongrass and green apple finish. Tasting this was a treat! Enjoy it with any type of creamy cheese or on its own.
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 96/100 with the following review:

Presentation: Classic, distinctive
Appearance: Pale gold colour
Nose: Light to medium nose, with white peaches, green apple, autolytic (yeast, biscuit)
Taste: Dry, fine, elegant bubbles, with green apples, citrus (lemon, lime, pink grapefruit), yeast and a touch of minerals
Finish: Long finish with delicate notes of citrus, minerals and yeast
Overall impression: An excellent Champagne! Don’t dare drink it with anything else. Savour every last drop.
Value: 5/5
Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Beautiful, the perfect wine to enjoy for a celebration or special occasion. Beautiful toast and biscuit notes, along with a bit of lemon zest and crisp green apple. Mousse is fine and creamy with tiny, intense bubbles. No food pairing necessary, just pour a glass and enjoy!
Terry Jeans rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

This has apples, toasty, yeasty notes that are so appealing on the nose for champagne drinkers/lovers, and this a great example of one of the finest. A vintage year, that will last decades in the cellar but is ready to drink now, with high acidity that is perfectly balanced fruit and slight sweetness. Amazing!
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Bright yellow straw. Fresh peaches, fresh baked bread yeast, and hazelnut aromas. Gentle fizz and long juicy lemon finish. Will pair with everything or absolutely nothing! Score 92. (Reviewed Nov. 27, 2016).
Lynn Van Der Linde rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Liquid gold! Baked pear and brioche, delicate bubbles, a wonderful gift wine. If you snag this for New Year's Eve, be sure to enjoy it FIRST to savour everything this celebration wine has to offer.
Jane Staples rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Delicate aromas and flavours of white tree fruit, brioche and crushed nuts, enveloped in a beautiful very fine, creamy mousse. This is the ideal Champagne to celebrate a special moment, or to give as a gift. Some call it pricey, but it costs the same as getting your tires changed and stored, so why not live a little?
Tasted Nov. 2016
Lori Kilmartin rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

The first thing you notice is the yeast, biscuit and brioche. This is the House's 65th Vintage since 1810 and they truly know how to make a fine champagne. Long finish with citrus notes. Pair this with - absolutely nothing - it should be enjoyed just on its own!! Tasted November 27, 2016




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Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Vintage Champagne 2008, Champagne A.C., France: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2014-2025. 508614 12.50% D 750 mL  $107.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. December 24, 2020 Gorgeous Gift Wine  Full Review

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