Pol Roger


Brut Blanc de Blancs Vintage 2009|Vintage Blanc de Blancs|2009

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Earth

Earth


Mineral Salty Chalky

Foods

Foods


Nougat

Orchard Fruit

Orchard Fruit


Nashi Pear

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit


White Peach

Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit


Citrus Grapefruit

Nut

Nut


Almond

Epernay

Epernay

What to expect


"For a house once led by pinot noir, Pol Roger is increasingly focusing on chardonnay in its vintage wines, and recent vintages of its Blanc de Blancs demonstrate why. The power and precision of the grand crus of the northern Côte des Blancs coalesce in the rich 2009 harvest to produce a beautifully refined blanc de blancs that captures the finesse and fragrant delicacy of Pol Roger. Dainty lemon and grapefruit lead out, backed by the understated succulence of white peach and the crunch of nashi pear in a long-lingering palate of bright acid line and frothing salt minerality. Almost a decade of lees age has begun to build a creamy texture and lingering, understated complexity of nutmeg, almond nougat and honey. It propagates with great persistence, sustained by the bright acidity of Pol Roger, even in such a warm vintage. A triumph of the season, and the vintage to drink over the next five years as we eagerly await the awakening of the sublime 2008."

Tyson Stelzer - The Champagne Guide 2018-2019

$139.00

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Earth

Earth


Mineral Salty Chalky

Foods

Foods


Nougat

Orchard Fruit

Orchard Fruit


Nashi Pear

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit


White Peach

Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit


Citrus Grapefruit

Nut

Nut


Almond

What to expect


"For a house once led by pinot noir, Pol Roger is increasingly focusing on chardonnay in its vintage wines, and recent vintages of its Blanc de Blancs demonstrate why. The power and precision of the grand crus of the northern Côte des Blancs coalesce in the rich 2009 harvest to produce a beautifully refined blanc de blancs that captures the finesse and fragrant delicacy of Pol Roger. Dainty lemon and grapefruit lead out, backed by the understated succulence of white peach and the crunch of nashi pear in a long-lingering palate of bright acid line and frothing salt minerality. Almost a decade of lees age has begun to build a creamy texture and lingering, understated complexity of nutmeg, almond nougat and honey. It propagates with great persistence, sustained by the bright acidity of Pol Roger, even in such a warm vintage. A triumph of the season, and the vintage to drink over the next five years as we eagerly await the awakening of the sublime 2008."

Tyson Stelzer - The Champagne Guide 2018-2019

About the house 

About the house 


Food Suggestions 

If it is good enough for her Majesty the Queen to drink every evening, then this it is good enough for us. Pol Roger is one of the few champagne houses that have rightfully earned the British coat of arms to adorn every bottle and after all, it’s not just a favourite with the Royal Family but most of Britain, who know good champagne from the average. This medium-sized, family owned treasure of the Champagne region is the epitome of quality and consistency. With deep cool cellars, this maison leaves their cuvées ageing for far longer than most of their counterparts, allowing the development of very fine and tiny bubbles. This creates a silky texture on the palate with subtle toasty notes that are the hallmark of excellent champagne. If ever in doubt, buy Pol Roger.

Food Suggestions 


This is a completely sublime champagne and I would up the ante of the indulgence by serving it with a lobster roll. Decadent but not too fussy!