Champagne Cuvée "Sir Winston Churchill" 2009 - Pol Roger
This wine shows a bright golden yellow color and an incredibly persistent perlage.After the initial impression the aromas begin to show themselves in all their complexity: from the pungent notes of freshly squeezed lime, hints of freshly baked brioche with small red fruits and candied fruit.
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL AND THE MAISON POL ROGER - THE STORY OF A TRUE FRIENDSHIP The link between the Maison Pol Roger and Sir Winston Churchill dates back to the end of the Second World War, in France, a few months after the liberation of Paris in April of 1944 It seems that on the occasion of a banquet for the celebrations held by the British ambassador - during which the sumptuous Pol Roger 1928 Vintage was served - between Odette Pol-Roger and the British Prime Minister an immediate mutual sympathy was born. and admirer of the House's wines, Churchill never failed to publicly reiterate his preference, so much so that his fastest racehorse was baptized "Pol Roger". Only illness and the consequent unexpected death prevented Sir Winston Churchill from visit "44 Avenue de Champagne" the "home" of Pol Roger, an address that he repeatedly proclaimed to be "the most drinkable address in the world". 10 years after the death of The great statesman, in 1975, the Maison Pol Roger decided to honor this great friendship with a special limited edition production, of excellent quality, to be dedicated to Sir Winston Churchill. Launched on the market only nine years later - in 1984 at Blenheim Palace Churchill's birthplace, on the occasion of the centenary of his birth - the Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill is now in its fifteenth vintage and can be counted among the most prestigious Champagnes in the world.