Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec Champagne NV 75cl
With its equilibrium that tends towards sweet and fruit flavours, Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec is an indulgent treat for champagne lovers – and perfectly suited for dessert. Try pairing Demi-Sec with blue cheese or
As with all Veuve Clicquot blends, Demi-Sec is predominantly Pinot Noir (40-45%), which gives the champagne its fundamental structure. The pursuit of very distinct fruit flavors means that there is a higher
level of Meunier (30-35%) in the blend than would typically be found in Yellow Label, for example, and Chardonnay completes the blend (20-25%). The inclusion of 30-45% reserve wines ensures the consistency
of the Veuve Clicquot style
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On the nose, it is rich in the scents of ripe fruit (candied fruits, berry liquor), with hints of toasts and brioche.
In the mouth, the wine displays both roundness and mellowness, combined with a delightful freshness due to its gentle acidity.
Veuve Clicquot's Demi-Sec Champagne is blended from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier completed by about a quarter of Chardonnay and 15-25% of reserve wines. The higher dosage gives it richer notes with detracting from its freshness. A beautiful yellow colour, deep golden glints, and even mousse. An intense fragrance reminiscent of ripe fruit (candied citrus fruit, fruit liqueurs) with notes of brioche and toast. Round and mellow in the mouth, with mild acidity maintaining a pleasant silkiness. The Demi-Sec is at its best with desserts.
|ABV (% vol)||12|
|Champagne Expression||Complex, Creamy|
|Champagne Dosage (g/l)||45|
|Champagne Producer Type||Grande Marque|
|Champagne and Wine Aging||Stainless|
|Closure||Cork and Cage|
|Champagne Crus||Cru, Premier Cru, Grand Cru|
|Champagne Grape||Champagne Blend|
|Time on Lees||1-4 Years|