Sir Winston Churchill 2013 - Pol Roger
- Cellar: Pol Roger
- Vintage : 2013
- Denomination : Champagne AOC
- Origin : France
- Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Nero
- Serving temperature : 8-10 ° C
- Alcohol volume : 12.5%
- Format : 0.75 L
- Moment to taste it: special occasions
- Pairings: Aged cheeses, poultry
- Blowup Rating : 9/10
The Sir Winston Churchill of the Maison Pol Roger is a Champagne created as a tribute to Sir Winston Churchill to remember the qualities he was looking for in a Champagne: Robustness, full-bodied character and relative maturity. In this Cuvèe Pinot Noir predominates and gives this champagne structure, breadth and strength. While the Chardonnay contributes with its elegance and finesse. Composed exclusively of grapes from Grands Crus Pinot Nero and Chardonnay vineyards that were already in the vineyard during Churchill's life.
Pol Roger's Sir Winston Churchill Champagne is presented in an antique gold-colored glass crossed by gray reflections . The nose opens with notes of pastry and hints of vanilla followed by notes of sweet spices. Later it reveals aromas of dried and exotic fruit with touches of banana and papaya. In the mouth it is an explosion of flavors: toasted almonds, acacia honey, hazelnut liqueur and gingerbread. A wonderful harmony and a creamy and soft texture.
The must undergoes two decantations, one in the press immediately after pressing and one in stainless steel tanks for 24 hours. Subsequently, a slow cold fermentation takes place in stainless steel. The wine undergoes a complete malolactic fermentation before final assembly. The refermentation takes place in the bottle in the cellars of the Maison.
The cellarLa Maison Pol Roger, is located in what the British politician Winston Churchill has defined as "the most delicious and drinkable address in the world".
Even today the maison is led by the family of origin, and continues to pursue the principles of the company philosophy, that is to select and vinify only the best grapes of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier, to obtain wines capable of celebrating the highest excellence of the region. . Champagne characterized by gentleness and softness, which are distinguished by the breadth of aromas, elegance and refinement.