Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec 75 cl
With aromatic intensity and silkiness, this medium-sweet champagne has prominent notes of exotic fruits. Blended from a minimum of 50 crus (and up to 30% of reserve wine), Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec is one of our sweetest champagnes. From its creation in the 19th century, Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec was an instant success. Today it is appreciated by those who enjoy a sweeter champagne or those looking to pair a champagne with dessert.
In 1805, Madame Clicquot, a young widow of 27 years, took over the reins of the House founded in Reims in 1772 and became one of the first business women in history. Audacious and visionary, she made her champagne known to the world Know How & Craftsmanship: For over 200 years, the House has stayed true to its motto : ‘Only one quality, the finest’
Pinot noir (40-45%), meunier (30-35%) and chardonnay (20-25%) are blended from 20-30% reserve wines to ensure the maison’s signature style is maintained, with the demi-sec’s distinctive fruit flavours coming from meunier. The chef de cave determines the dosage – 45 grams per litre, creating the champagne’s sweetness whilst preserving its lively freshness
A warm yellow with deep golden flecks.
Rich scents of ripe candied fruits and berry liquor are dominant, with notes of toasted brioche. Round and mellow, this champagne achieves a beautiful balance between lively freshness and gentle sweetness. Flavours of ripe and candied fruits are revealed. With age, it will develop richer, toasty praline notes.
Once decanted, Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec takes on a much rounder feel in the mouth. Experiment by pairing it with a highly spiced lamb curry.