Cuvée Winston Churchill 1988 to 2004


See also today's Throwback Thursday article on Bottle, and magnum, variation

Sir Winston Churchill first met Odette Pol-Roger at a lunch in Paris in 1945 not long after the liberation of that city when the British ambassador to France apparently served the 1928 vintage, but the cuvée named after him was not born until 1975, when it was launched in magnums only, at Blenheim Palace. Churchill famously named one of his racehorses after the champagne house and he is said to have drunk more than 40,000 bottles of Pol Roger in his time, exclusively vintage, though these may have...