Pol Roger Rosé Vintage 2009Print
Champagne’s geographical location engenders capricious weather. For this reason, since their foundation in 1849 Pol Roger has observed the tradition of not releasing a vintage-dated champagne unless the climatic conditions permit the production of grapes of outstanding ripeness. A vintage champagne must, above all else, be a balanced champagne. This balance depends on the right blend of healthy grapes, a good potential alcohol and correct acidity. The first criterion for declaring a vintage wine is its capacity to age. Devotees who have the patience to age their champagnes are rewarded with a more complex and richer wine.
Immediately eye-catching with its salmon-pink hue and glittering stream of fine bubbles. The nose is just as enticing, with great aromatic complexity. It combines aromas of fresh red fruits, sweet buttery brioche, and a spicy, precise finish. On the palate, the wine exudes great freshness and elegance; the overarching impression is one of remarkable delicacy. Notes of exotic fruits combine harmoniously with floral undertones; on the finish, hints of dried fruit emerge, leading to an outstandingly fresh and powerful finish.