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Pol Roger Brut Vintage 2008 Champagne 75cl

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Champagne Pol Roger Overview
Pol Roger Brut Vintage is produced in limited quantities using the traditional House blend from twenty Grand and Premier Cru vineyards in the Montagne de Reims and the Côte des Blancs. Second fermentation takes place in the coolest Pol Roger cellars, thirty-three metres below ground level at temperatures of just 9°C, some 2-3°C cooler than the cellars of other producers. The cooler cellars slow down bottle fermentation, producing a champagne with finer bubbles, a characteristic for which these small production releases of Pol Roger are known for. The final blend is aged for eight years in the cellars before disgorgment and release.

Weather: After a rainy but mild winter without any prolonged cold spells, spring arrived with some very localised frosts. Cool weather returned in June and the infrequent sunshine prolonged the feeling of freshness. The spring to autumn weather was bright with sunny spells and the long, hot days and cool nights during September gave the grapes excellent acidity during the harvest period. The 2008 vintage is fast emerging as one of the best since the renowned and now-legendary 2002.

News Article: Read more about Pol Roger Brut Vintage 2008 in our review of the launch event in February 2017 here.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 100% Grand & Premier Cru
Grape Varieties: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay
Ageing: 8 years on the lees
Disgorged: 17th October 2016
Dosage: 7 g/l
Drink: Now to 2030

Tasting Note: On the nose, this vintage is focused with hints of spice. On the palate, slight toasted notes give way to a rounded depth of delicious fruits with perfect acidity. A long finish of apples and a lovely creamy texture. From a vintage that has been compared to the exceptional 2002, given time this will be even more rewarding.
Pol Roger Brut Vintage
Pol Roger Brut Vintage
Jancis Robinson MW,,
Dec 2018
“All grands and premiers crus. 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. Aged eight years on the lees.. Dosage 7 g/l. Disgorged 17 October 2016.
Tasted blind. Rather simpler nose than the other vintage of Pol Roger tasted alongside [the 2009]. Lots of lemon on the palate – lemon soufflé. Then it falls away a little. Very brisk (a clue ignored?)! 2009?
Drink 2018-2023”
Julia Harding MW,,
Nov 2017
“Smoky reductive nose with real depth and lively age. Serious champagne, though at the full price it's quite expensive. ”
Jancis Robinson MW,,
Apr 2017
“Lots here. All fired up on all cylinders with fireworks on the palate. Not the driest, but very substantial with minerals and stones dominating. Great zest and length.”
Jancis Robinson MW,,
Jan 2017
“Really quite broad and ripe on the nose with mildly floral notes and a hint of putty. Really very dramatic! Even a hint of marzipan. Creamy texture with a little bruised apple acidity. Admirably long. Really exciting. Is this a worthy successor to the 2002? Dink 2017-2030.”
Bought directly from Pol Roger, this is currently held in bond at Vinotheque in Burton-On-Trent, where it is cellared in ideal conditions and for same day deliveries small quantities are held in our London offices in a top of the range Eurocave

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