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Created in honor of Madame Clicquot called \"La Grande Dame de Champagne” in her time, La Grande Dame perfectly expresses Maison’s love for Pinot Noir.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOrder from the Largest \u0026amp; Most Trusted Premium Spirits Marketplace! \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFeatured in\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eROLLING STONE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMEN'S JOURNAL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUS WEEKLY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNOTICE:\u003c\/strong\u003e Many other small liquor store sites may end up canceling your order due to the high demand, unavailability, or inaccurate inventory counts.  We have partnerships consisting of a large network of licensed retailers from within the United States, Europe, and across the world ensuring orders are fulfilled.   \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eProducer:\u003c\/b\u003e Veuve Clicquot\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRatings: \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eWS\u003c\/span\u003e | 95  \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\" color=\"#ff2a00\"\u003eVS\u003c\/span\u003e | 90 | \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eD\u003c\/span\u003e | 96 | \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eWE\u003c\/span\u003e | 96\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVintage: \u003c\/b\u003e2012\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eSize:\u003c\/b\u003e 750mL\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eABV:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12.5 %\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVarietal:\u003c\/strong\u003e Champagne\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCountry\/Region: \u003c\/strong\u003eUnited States, California, Alexander Valley \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eDetailed Description\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eVeuve Clicquot, now one of the largest Champagne Houses, was founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot under the label \"Clicquot\". After establishing the brand throughout Europe, Russia, and the United States, Philippe was joined by his son, François Clicquot, at the head of the House in 1798. Seven years later, following his untimely death, François’ young widow, Barbe Ponsardin, took over the family business at just 27 years old. The House would subsequently be renamed in her honor: ‘Veuve Clicquot’ means ‘The Widow Clicquot.’\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"pipProfessionalReviews_list\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"pipProfessionalReviews_authorName\"\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eWine Enthusiast \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eWith a slight preponderance of Pinot Noir in the blend, this wine is rich and impressive. It is still young, with a crisp edge that makes the fruit shine. Apple and citrus flavors are integrated into a mineral vein.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eDecanter \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eA generous golden color betrays the dominance of Pinot Noir in the blend; this theme is thereafter maintained by aromatics of fig, wild strawberries, and Mirabelle plums; behind that, jasmine, red apples and a distant whiff of woodsmoke. Engaging already, in other words. One’s impressions are confirmed and amplified on the palate, with the aspiration voiced by both chef de caves Dominique and Didier, to allow the ‘cooler’ Pinot Noir sites full rein. This is eloquently evidenced by a subtle and deftly textured structure, the primary fruit notes of nectarine and citrus peel underscored by a richer, still somewhat reticent, core, darker and more savory of intent and oh, so subtle at the moment. I have every confidence that this characteristic will come into its own over the longer term and mark 2012 as one of the more successful outings for this outstanding cuvée.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eWine Spectator \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eFine and graceful, this dances across the palate with its bright, well-defined freshness and detailed flavors of Mandarin orange, toast point, crème de cassis, and minerally oyster shell. Subtle in its intensity, with all the pieces seamlessly knit into an elegant whole.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eJames Suckling \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eAromas of lime zest, lemon, and brioche follow through to a full body with a round, creamy texture, fine bubbles, and a delicious finish. Direct and focused 2012. Lots of elegance and energy in this.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"pipProfessionalReviews_authorName\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nOver the course of her lifetime, Madame Clicquot (Barbe Ponsardin), developed three of the most important innovations in Champagne that are still practiced today. 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It is with its iconic symbols, the flower, and the polka dots, that Yayoi Kusama adorns La Grande 2012 case and bottle. The polka dots and Yayoi Kusama's signature patterns evoke Champagne bubbles. Created in honor of Madame Clicquot called \"La Grande Dame de Champagne” in her time, La Grande Dame perfectly expresses Maison’s love for Pinot Noir.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOrder from the Largest \u0026amp; Most Trusted Premium Spirits Marketplace! \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFeatured in\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eROLLING STONE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMEN'S JOURNAL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUS WEEKLY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNOTICE:\u003c\/strong\u003e Many other small liquor store sites may end up canceling your order due to the high demand, unavailability, or inaccurate inventory counts.  We have partnerships consisting of a large network of licensed retailers from within the United States, Europe, and across the world ensuring orders are fulfilled.   \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eProducer:\u003c\/b\u003e Veuve Clicquot\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRatings: \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eWS\u003c\/span\u003e | 95  \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\" color=\"#ff2a00\"\u003eVS\u003c\/span\u003e | 90 | \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eD\u003c\/span\u003e | 96 | \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eWE\u003c\/span\u003e | 96\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVintage: \u003c\/b\u003e2012\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eSize:\u003c\/b\u003e 750mL\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eABV:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12.5 %\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVarietal:\u003c\/strong\u003e Champagne\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCountry\/Region: \u003c\/strong\u003eUnited States, California, Alexander Valley \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eDetailed Description\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eVeuve Clicquot, now one of the largest Champagne Houses, was founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot under the label \"Clicquot\". After establishing the brand throughout Europe, Russia, and the United States, Philippe was joined by his son, François Clicquot, at the head of the House in 1798. Seven years later, following his untimely death, François’ young widow, Barbe Ponsardin, took over the family business at just 27 years old. The House would subsequently be renamed in her honor: ‘Veuve Clicquot’ means ‘The Widow Clicquot.’\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"pipProfessionalReviews_list\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"pipProfessionalReviews_authorName\"\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eWine Enthusiast \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eWith a slight preponderance of Pinot Noir in the blend, this wine is rich and impressive. It is still young, with a crisp edge that makes the fruit shine. Apple and citrus flavors are integrated into a mineral vein.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eDecanter \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eA generous golden color betrays the dominance of Pinot Noir in the blend; this theme is thereafter maintained by aromatics of fig, wild strawberries, and Mirabelle plums; behind that, jasmine, red apples and a distant whiff of woodsmoke. Engaging already, in other words. One’s impressions are confirmed and amplified on the palate, with the aspiration voiced by both chef de caves Dominique and Didier, to allow the ‘cooler’ Pinot Noir sites full rein. This is eloquently evidenced by a subtle and deftly textured structure, the primary fruit notes of nectarine and citrus peel underscored by a richer, still somewhat reticent, core, darker and more savory of intent and oh, so subtle at the moment. I have every confidence that this characteristic will come into its own over the longer term and mark 2012 as one of the more successful outings for this outstanding cuvée.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eWine Spectator \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eFine and graceful, this dances across the palate with its bright, well-defined freshness and detailed flavors of Mandarin orange, toast point, crème de cassis, and minerally oyster shell. Subtle in its intensity, with all the pieces seamlessly knit into an elegant whole.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003eJames Suckling \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eAromas of lime zest, lemon, and brioche follow through to a full body with a round, creamy texture, fine bubbles, and a delicious finish. Direct and focused 2012. Lots of elegance and energy in this.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"pipProfessionalReviews_authorName\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nOver the course of her lifetime, Madame Clicquot (Barbe Ponsardin), developed three of the most important innovations in Champagne that are still practiced today. First, in 1810 Veuve Clicquot produced the first vintage wine in Champagne, which otherwise produced non-vintage blends. Second, in 1816 Madame Clicquot invented the riddling table to clarify Veuve Clicquot champagne, and by doing so, she improved both the quality and finesse of the wines. Riddling is now fundamental to ‘La Methode Traditionelle’ (the traditional Champagne production method) and is emulated around the world. Finally, in 1818 Madame Clicquot created the first rose champagne made through ‘assemblage’, a method where white wines are blended with red wines.\u003cbr\u003e"}

2012 | Veuve Clicquot | La Grande Dame Yayoi Kusama

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Champagne: 2012 | Veuve Clicquot | La Grande Dame Yayoi Kusama

Veuve Clicquot and iconic Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama are sending the world a message of hope and optimism with a unique, vibrant, and colorful creation celebrating the House’s new vintage, La Grande Dame 2012. It is with its iconic symbols, the flower, and the polka dots, that Yayoi Kusama adorns La Grande 2012 case and bottle. The polka dots and Yayoi Kusama's signature patterns evoke Champagne bubbles. Created in honor of Madame Clicquot called "La Grande Dame de Champagne” in her time, La Grande Dame perfectly expresses Maison’s love for Pinot Noir.

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Producer: Veuve Clicquot

Ratings: WS | 95  VS | 90 | D | 96 | WE | 96

Vintage: 2012

Size: 750mL

ABV: 12.5 %

Varietal: Champagne

Country/Region: United States, California, Alexander Valley 

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    Detailed Description

    Veuve Clicquot, now one of the largest Champagne Houses, was founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot under the label "Clicquot". After establishing the brand throughout Europe, Russia, and the United States, Philippe was joined by his son, François Clicquot, at the head of the House in 1798. Seven years later, following his untimely death, François’ young widow, Barbe Ponsardin, took over the family business at just 27 years old. The House would subsequently be renamed in her honor: ‘Veuve Clicquot’ means ‘The Widow Clicquot.’

    Reviews:

    • Wine Enthusiast With a slight preponderance of Pinot Noir in the blend, this wine is rich and impressive. It is still young, with a crisp edge that makes the fruit shine. Apple and citrus flavors are integrated into a mineral vein.
    • Decanter A generous golden color betrays the dominance of Pinot Noir in the blend; this theme is thereafter maintained by aromatics of fig, wild strawberries, and Mirabelle plums; behind that, jasmine, red apples and a distant whiff of woodsmoke. Engaging already, in other words. One’s impressions are confirmed and amplified on the palate, with the aspiration voiced by both chef de caves Dominique and Didier, to allow the ‘cooler’ Pinot Noir sites full rein. This is eloquently evidenced by a subtle and deftly textured structure, the primary fruit notes of nectarine and citrus peel underscored by a richer, still somewhat reticent, core, darker and more savory of intent and oh, so subtle at the moment. I have every confidence that this characteristic will come into its own over the longer term and mark 2012 as one of the more successful outings for this outstanding cuvée.
    • Wine Spectator Fine and graceful, this dances across the palate with its bright, well-defined freshness and detailed flavors of Mandarin orange, toast point, crème de cassis, and minerally oyster shell. Subtle in its intensity, with all the pieces seamlessly knit into an elegant whole.
    • James Suckling Aromas of lime zest, lemon, and brioche follow through to a full body with a round, creamy texture, fine bubbles, and a delicious finish. Direct and focused 2012. Lots of elegance and energy in this.

      Producer Information

      Over the course of her lifetime, Madame Clicquot (Barbe Ponsardin), developed three of the most important innovations in Champagne that are still practiced today. First, in 1810 Veuve Clicquot produced the first vintage wine in Champagne, which otherwise produced non-vintage blends. Second, in 1816 Madame Clicquot invented the riddling table to clarify Veuve Clicquot champagne, and by doing so, she improved both the quality and finesse of the wines. Riddling is now fundamental to ‘La Methode Traditionelle’ (the traditional Champagne production method) and is emulated around the world. Finally, in 1818 Madame Clicquot created the first rose champagne made through ‘assemblage’, a method where white wines are blended with red wines.

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