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What's it all about? In 1874, Madame
Pommery launched the first commercial
'dry' style of Champagne. Signature cuvée
Brut Royal is a blend based on the original
creation - fresh, fruity and full of vivacity.
Try this Pommery Brut Rosé NV won its
category in the International Wine Challenge
2016. Perfect with white meat or shellfish.
£32, Justerini & Brooks
Something special Try Pommery Cuvée
Louise 2004, or, if counting calories, the
Cuvée Louise Nature 2004
- a sans-dosage Champagne.
Taste them side-by-side in the
Lecture Room at Sketch.
Where can you drink it? The
Coca-Cola London Eye,
Colbert, The Delaunay, Drake
& Morgan bars, Firmdale
Hotels, Gallery Mess at the
Saatchi Gallery, Galvin La
Chapelle, Hyatt Regency
London - The Churchill,
The Library, Vista at
The Trafalgar Hotel,
WHY WE LOVE
POMMERY… It pops up
everywhere! From Maille's
Fête de la Gastronomie
alfresco dining experience, La
Rive Gauche (26 July, London),
to the Royal Edinburgh Military
Tattoo (5 to 27 August).
What's it all about? The oldest house (established 1729) is a Chardonnay
specialist: it's at the heart of every cuvée, pinks and all. ruinart.com
Try this Ruinart Rosé NV has notable aromatic freshness. Ruinart's chef
de cave describes it as "fresh, clean, crisp and pure". £59.99, Selfridges
Something special Dom Ruinart Rosé 2002 is expected to develop into
one of the greatest rosé vintages. £215, Berry Bros & Rudd
Where can you drink it? L'Anima, Bulgari Hotel, Chiltern Firehouse, Kai
Mayfair, The London Edition, Royal Opera House.
WHY WE LOVE RUINART... Ruinart was the �rst Champagne house to ship rosé
to the UK 240 years ago. It also celebrates 50 years of Dom Ruinart Rosé in 2016.
What's it all about? Its stylish
creativity dates back to trailblazer
Madame Clicquot herself. One
of Champagne's most celebrated
widows, she transformed the
production process and made the
first blended Rosé Champagne.
Try this The signature
Yellow Label is based on
the power and structure
of Pinot Noir, rounded out
by fruity Meunier notes.
Chardonnay adds elegance and finesse. c.£40, widely available
Something special 2008 Vintage Réserve has woody, vanilla
and toasty notes (5 per cent of the blend is fermented in oak).
Where can you drink it? L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Aqua
Nueva, Barts, Mr Fogg's, Four Seasons Hotel London,
Ham Yard Hotel, The Ivy, J Sheekey, Mews of Mayfair.
WHY WE LOVE VEUVE CLICQUOT… Last year, Veuve Clicquot launched
the Widow Series, which sees the house throw a Halloween party with
a di�erent curator each year. Last year it was Nick Knight.
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