2012 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin La Grande Dame Brut Rose, Champagne, France
La Grande Dame pays tribute to Madame Clicquot. She used to say "Our black grapes give the finest white wines". The Glory of Pinot Noir. La Grande Dame 2015 respects Madame Clicquot's vision of Pinot Noir, which is about 90% since 2008, using historical Grand Crus.
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 2015 offers floral notes (acacia, jasmine) alongside white fruits (Granny Smith apple, pear), citrus notes (grapefruit, clementine, lemon zest), and white pepper, ginger, chalk, and stones.
Blend: 90% Pinot Noir; 10% Chardonnay
Did You Know?
The name La Grande Dame was inspired by Madame Clicquot's nickname: "La Grande Dame de la Champagne". La Grande Dame 2015 is the 24th vintage since 1972, when Veuve Clicquot launched its first prestige cuvée to celebrate the House's bicentenary.
About the Packaging
La Grande Dame 2015 is imagined and designed by Paola Paronetto, an Italian designer who is an innovator in her field. She is a color crafter, with her own palette of 86 nuances, a pioneer in ceramics and a sustainable innovator. Through this collaboration, Paola Paronetto is paying tribute to Madame Clicquot and conveys optimism through the use of luminous colors. This translated into 6 colors inspired by nature, and expressing optimistic emotions, both on the giftbox collection and on the bottle labels. These gift boxes are made of next-generation material that is 100% recyclable and cuts the CO2 impact of previous packs by three, a feat of innovative thinking aligned with Veuve Clicquot's commitment to more responsible packaging.