Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut is Veuve Clicquot's house style champange. This award winning champagne is consistent year to year and enjoyable. Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut ratings, tasting notes, and details are available. It is produced in significant quantities to make it readily available in most markets.

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 90


  Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 90 12/1/13   (750 ml bottle) $45
Wine Spectator 90



Tasting Notes
Appearance: Pale gold with medium fine bubbles.
Aroma/bouquet: Grapefruit, apple, orange peel, light biscuity notes with whiffs of licorice.
Palate: White peach, lemon, apple, hints of mineral and smoke.
Additional comments: Consistent and enjoyable.
When to drink: Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne is ready to drink now through 2018.

Yellow Label Brut Details
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Label: Veuve Clicquot Brut
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: 9 to 11 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: No
House Style: Yes (style de maison)
Vineyards: NA
Grapes: 50 - 55% Pinot Noir, 28 - 33% Chardonnay, 15 - 20% Pinot Meunier.
Alcohol: 12%

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Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut

Veuve Clicquot uses the méthode champenoise for their champagne production. The Yellow Label Brut is composed of 50 - 55% Pinot Noir, 28 - 33% Chardonnay and 15 - 20% Pinot Meunier. Grapes are sourced from 50 to 60 or more different crus. Between 25% and 40% of the blend is from reserve wines (some more than 20 years old) to ensure consistency from year to year. The champagne is aged an average of 30 months with a dosage of 9 to 11 grams per liter.

Award Organization
Award Year
Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2011 Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards 2010 Silver
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010 Silver
International Wine Challenge 2010 Silver
Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2010 1 Star
San Francisco International Wine Competition 2010 Silver

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