Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill Brut
(1996 Vintage) Bright gold with a lively mousse Deep, pungent nose features powerful scents of minerals, saffron, pear, lilac, buttered apple, pear, white peach and marzipan. Broad and improbably concentrated, the p...
Wine Spectator(1988 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/99
Decanter(1988 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Soft, elegant flavours on the palate with good acidity. Well made.
Wine Spectator(1995 Vintage)
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(1995 Vintage) 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(1995 Vintage) 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...