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Pol Roger Blanc de Chardonnay Brut Vintage
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Pol Roger

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

Sparkling

Region

ChampagneFrance

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Pol Roger, one of a few luxury Champagne firms still family-owned, was established in Epernay in 1849. Pol Roger owns 200 acres of vineyards, which provide about 45% of their needs. Pol Roger's cellars extend over four miles of winding chalk passageways on two levels. The second or deeper cellar maintains a constant 9.5º C (50º F), one degree lower than the first level and most others in the region. This lower temperature slows the second fermentation, encouraging a finer mousse or bubbles. Pol R...

(1998 Vintage) Vivid medium pink color Raspberry, strawberry preserves and a subtle blood orange quality on the nose, along with fresh bay and earthy sassafras. A medium-bodied rose with nicely concentrated red berr...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator