La Grande Dame 2006 is an exclusive blend of Veuve Cliquot’s eight classic Grands Crus: Aÿ, Bouzy, Ambonnay, Verzy and Verzenay for the Pinot Noir (53%); Avize, Oger and Le Mesnil-sur-Oger for the Chardonnay (47%).
Light gold color. Shiny with golden highlights. Shimmery, very fine bubbles.
Mineral and floral. Fresh fruits. Toasted notes. Complex nose, revealing turn of stone fruit fragrances, dried fruits, pastry discreet touch, gingerbread, mocha.
The mouth marries vinosity precision and freshness. Nice length. Opulent vintage, a great Grande Dame.