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2006 Pol Roger Brut Winston ChurchillBlend from France

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  • 98 Wine Enthusiast
  • 95 Wine Spectator
  • 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 93 Allen Meadows - Burghound
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98

"This is the latest release of this legendary wine. A blend, although with a majority of Pinot Noir (Churchill's preference), the wine is rich, just beginning to show wonderful signs of maturity. It still has intense fruit along with the taut mineral texture that will allow the wine to age further. It is a standout Champagne from this vintage. Drink now, although this Champagne will age for many years."

95 Wine Spectator

"This dances gracefully on the palate, with rich and expressive flavors of peach tart, raspberry sorbet, candied ginger and orange peel, and sleek acidity that leaves a mouthwatering impression on the satiny finish. Drink now through 2031. 600 cases imported."

95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

"Some reductive meaty notes of bacon fat and flint, with lemon cream and butter too, as well as a light forest berry edge and toasted hazelnuts. The palate has attractive lemon citrus cream flavor. Super pure, there's power amongst the charm. This is a great '06. Drink now."

93 Allen Meadows - Burghound

"(the varietals are a proprietary secret with fruit from old vines in grand cru vineyards, SRP $305). A whiff of petrol can be found on the ripe aromas of baked apple, brioche and soft floral scents. The exceptionally rich yet powerful flavors possess an almost creamy mid-palate mouth feel despite the presence of a firm supporting effervescence that also shapes the sappy and wonderfully complex finale. This is a bold, indeed even robust vintage for this famous cuve and while it could certainly be enjoyed now, I would suggest holding it for another 5ish years asmy sense is that even more complexity is almost certain to develop."

Product Detail

Item # 110960
Country France
Region Champagne
Sub-Region Champagne
Ratings

98 - Wine Enthusiast

95 - Wine Spectator

95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

93 - Allen Meadows - Burghound

Vintage 2006
Color White
ABV 12.5%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features Sparkling
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry, mushroom, apple, pear, peach, apricot, lemon, lime, orange, pineapple, kiwi, butter, cream and vanilla
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game, tomato, apple, pear, peach, apricot, lemon, lime, orange, pineapple, kiwi, butter, cream and vanilla