- La Grande Dame 2012
- Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
- France > Champagne
- Bubbly White, Dry, Full-Bodied, Mineral,
- The finest vintage Champagnes are excellent food wines as well.
- Pair with everything from fried appeitizers to rich fish dishes.
- Eggs Benedict
- and shrimp tempura are worthy partners, too.
Nose: Medium Intensity, developing, crushed stones, orchard fruit, toasty
Mouth: Medium-Full Bodied, dry, medium-high acidity, moderate intensity, long finish, creamy, almond, brioche
- Named for Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin, the famous widow of founder's son, Francois Clicquot, who controlled Veuve Clicquot from 1805-1866. La Grande Dame, first released in 1977 to celebrate the Champagne house's bicentennial, is a luxurious Pinot Noir-dominated blend of 8 grand crus and a perfect choice for life’s important celebrations, like births, business mergers, 1st marriages and 2nd divorces.
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