Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 94
Grape Variety:
Drink:2016-2030+
Grape Variety:Chardonnay

Product:

Pol Roger Blanc de Blancs 2008

Producer:

Pol Roger Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France 2008

This is heart-stoppingly good, which makes the decision all the more difficult as to when to drink it. Guzzle it all up now or drink it slowly over the next 15 years? If you are going to drink it now, you’ll find a fabulous fusion of almonds, white flowers, cream, hay, brioche and lemon sherbet. It’s also superbly balanced, bright, racy and dazzlingly long. Of course, that’s down to the Pol style, savoir faire and fruit selection. The grapes come from some of the Cote des Blancs top Grands including Chouilly, Cramant, Avize and Oger. Ultimately, it is still a baby. So my advice would be to wait a while until it really hits its stride.

Alc: 12.5%

Price UK £47.38-£50.00 Clos & Cru, BI Wine Merchants, US $112-115 Saratoga Wine Exchange [NY], Astor [NY], Beltramo’s [CA]*

Taster John Stimpfig

*US stockists found on wine-searcher.com

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