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Pol Roger Champagne Masterclass


One of the finest and most respected Champagne Houses, Pol Roger, own 87 hectares of prime vineyard sites spread across the Montagne de Reims, Vallée de la Marne, Vallée d'Epernay and the Côte des Blancs, and produces an array of fine sparkling wine for the most discerning palates.

 

Sir Winston Churchill had a lifelong 'attachment' to Pol Roger Champagne and insisted on enjoying the wine at the most dangerous and dark periods of wartime. He famously borrowed a slogan of Napoleon's to describe his passion for this supremely invigorating Champagne: "In defeat I need it, in victory I deserve it".

 

As a tribute to their most loyal client, through whose cellar it is estimated more than 500 cases of Pol Roger had passed in the last ten years of his life, Pol Roger introduced the Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill.  This ultra-premium cuvée reflects the rich, mature, full-bodied style of Pol Roger Champagne made before the Second World War, the style that Churchill preferred.

 

Join us for a spectacular evening of fine wine as we taste through 10 Champagnes from Pol Roger and discover the intricacies of this superb producer.

 

7pm Champagne Reception & Canapés

Pol Roger, Brut Reserve Non Vintage 

7:30-9pm Pol Roger Masterclass presented in 3 Flights of Vintage Champagne

 

Flight 1:

Pol Roger, Blanc de Blancs 2002

Pol Roger, Blanc de Blancs 2000 

Pol Roger, Blanc de Blancs 1996

Flight 2:

Pol Roger, Brut Vintage 2004

Pol Roger, Brut Vintage 2002

Pol Roger, Brut Vintage 2000

Flight 3:

Pol Roger, Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 2000

Pol Roger, Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1998

Pol Roger, Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1990

 

The evening will conclude with a small supper and opportunity to retaste the wines.

Event details

Date Wednesday 30 October 2013
Time 7pm to 9pm
Event type Masterclass
Cost £150
Booking required? Yes
Venue details AWC Wine Academy, 53 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9JR, London, London, United Kingdom