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Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Brut Champagne by Yayoi Kusama 2012

Champagne

Sale price
HK$1,598   each
Regular price
RRP HK$1,900 
Multi Buy Price
HK$1,498  in any 6+
Multi Buy Discount Percentage
21% off rrp
21 available

Palate Profile

Yellow Label is the signature of Veuve Clicquot’s quality and style, recreated every year thanks to their priceless collection of reserve wines. Its brilliant yellow label reflects the champagne’s bright personality and impeccable winemaking credentials.

The wine is a blend of 30-45% reserve wines with grapes from as many as 50 to 60 different crus. The Pinot Noir predominance (50-55%) provides the structure that is so typically Veuve Clicquot, while Chardonnay (28-33%) adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine, and a touch of Meunier (15-20%) rounds out the blend. 

The long aging in Crayères (3 years minimum for Yellow Label) gives silkiness to the Champagne.

Critic Awards

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. Drink from 2022.

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. Disgorged September 2019.

Region and Grapes

Region: Champagne
Grapes: Pinot Noir (50-55%), Chardonnay (28-33%), Meunier (15-20%)
ABV: 12%

Cellaring Potential

Drink now through 2030.

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