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Before the recent worldwide bonanza for rosé champagne, several producers already had a long history that took pink fizz seriously. Not least Veuve Clicquot, who made the oldest known rosé champagne in 1777. Dominique Demarville, the Cellar Master, recently came … Continue reading

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Earlier this year Dominque Demarville (right), Veuve Clicquot’s Chef de Cave, came to London to launch La Grande Dame 2004 the prestige cuvée of the house.  I write about the champagne here, including La Grande Dame Rosé ’04.  The point … Continue reading

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Champagne Veuve Clicquot can often sing in the glass.  But not, you would think, centre stage at the Colisseum Theatre in central London, home of the English National Opera.  Perhaps more Merry Widow than champagne.  But recently Veuve Clicquot came to town and … Continue reading

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I was musing the other day about one of the most repeated truisms in Champagne.  And that is the old line about every house making its wines to a very clear and consistent ‘house style’.  The idea is that if … Continue reading

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The distinctive yellow-orange of Veuve Clicquot’s label is one of the most potent brands in the world.  Along with the other logos of this champagne house, the ‘carte jaune’ or yellow label, used in various ways across the range but … Continue reading

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