Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill 2008
Sir Winston Churchill's predilection for Pol Roger was sealed in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, when he met and formed a lasting friendship with the captivating Odette Pol-Roger, who encapsulated Churchill's romantic vision of France.
For the remainder of his lifetime, Pol Roger was to remain Sir Winston's champagne of choice, supplied to wherever his engagements demanded from what he described as the world's most drinkable address, 44 Avenue de Champagne, Epernay. the friendship between the Churchill and Pol-Roger families endures to this day.
The Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill, Champagne Pol Roger's Prestige Cuvee, was created in homage to Sir Winston Churchill, mindful of the qualities that he preferred in his champagne: robustness, a full-bodied character and relative maturity. The exact blend is a closely guarded family secret but it is undeniable that the composition would meet the approval of the man to whom it is dedicated. The first Cuvee made in his honour, and sold only in magnum, was form the 1975 vintage, 10 years after his death. It was launched in 1984 at Blenheim Palace, where Churchill was born.
The Finer Details
Style - Sparkling Wine
Varietal - Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
Country - France
Region - Epernay
Vintage - 2008
Bottle Size - 750ml
ABV - 12.5%