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Some great Pol Roger vintages
10 Aug 2006 by JR
These notes were taken during a tasting in London to coincide with the launch of the 1996 vintage of Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill, Pol Roger’s big-boned de luxe cuvee. It is a magnificent wine that should continue to develop for many, many years. Pol Roger are experimenting with different closures during the ageing process. Apparently wines closed with corks rather than crown caps during the ageing in bottle process are fresher according to Pol Roger. The great surprise was the quality of the Winston 1993, not the most celebrated champagne vintage, at the moment.   POL ROGER BRUT CHARDONNAY From Le Mesnil,...

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