Sir Winston Churchill was Pol Roger's most illustrious devotee and customer. This Champagne is made in his honour. Churchill's relationship with Pol Roger dates back to 1945, although he had been a loyal customer as far back as 1908.
Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill Brut 2004, Champagne, France
PRESS: Decanter - 98 points.
Wine Enthusiast - 97 points.
Producer Champagne: Pol Roger
Region/Appellation: Champagne Brut
Country Hierarch:y Champagne, France
Grape/Blend: Champagne Blend
Food Suggestion: The weight, balance and mineral freshness means that this champagne could be served with Parmigano Reggiano matured for 18 months, a stuffed capon "facon demi-deuil" or sweetbreads cooked with morels.
Wine Style Sparkling - Dry & Full Bodied
Alcohol Content 12%
Colour: Deep golden-yellow colour with a continuous thread of lingering bubbles.
Aroma: The elegant nose delivers intense and complex aromas, dominated by enticing notes of dried fruit, toasted almond and honey.
Taste: Full bodied, boasting a powerful, rich structure, yet well-balanced with a refreshing acidity and flavourful notes of citrus fruit. The finish shows a remarkable length, with creamy notes of butter combined with rich fruitiness of Mirabelle plum and tart, ripe pear.