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17 Ratings
Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill Brut

Wine Details

Vineyard

Pol Roger

Style

Sparkling

Region

ChampagneFrance

Wine Description

The Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill was created as a tribute to the great man, as he was a close friend of the Pol-Roger family and long time consumer of the champagne. The Cuvée is consistently made in the style he preferred: robust, full-bodied, relatively mature and dominated by Pinot Noir which contributes firmness and backbone complemented by the ethereal elegance of Chardonnay. The Cuvée is composed of the only the finest grapes from the very best vineyards (and only those from within the Cha...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine News
    Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News
  • International Wine Cellar
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Smelling of an older cuvee than it registers on the label, this bottling is just loaded with baked biscuit yeast notes with glimmers of minerals, dusty earth and a slight burnt paper edge. It is rounded and frothy on the palate with great continuity in its bake shop, biscuity character, and the slight chalk edge in the finish is but a minor annoyance.
  • International Wine Cellar
    Medium straw, with a powerful mousse. Dense and earthy on the nose, with strong toasty and buttery tones layered on ripe apple and pear fruit. This is both very '95 in a positive sense and very Pol Roger. Fat and round in the mouth, with extravagant flavors of buttered toast, ripe orange and poached pear, complemented by subtle notes of cinnamon and mace. A lush, velvety Champagne that completely fills the mouth with flavor and creamy texture. This would go wonderfully with absolutely anything-or...