Veuve Clicquot, Ponsardin Brut ‘La Grande Dame’ Reims 1990

Veuve Clicquot Grand Dame 1990 #3

Twenty five years on.

Full gold.  The imagery conjured up is vividly baroque, like Christmas snowfall on a mansard roof.  She’s ornamented with an expansive personality: fireplace, nuts, granulated sugar, bacon fat and the toastiness is top-drawer.   The finish is textured and full of song.  Now.

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