Mini Celebration Champagne Gift Basket
Our Mini Celebration Champagne Gift Basket is a wooden container holding a 375ml bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, crackers, smoked salmon, cheese spread, and Godiva chocolate bar.
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is the signature champagne of the House. Dominated by Pinot Noir, it offers a perfect balance of structure and finesse. Dominated by Pinot Noir, the House’s signature Yellow Label is immediately pleasing on the nose while its complexity explodes on the palate. The initial notes of fruit are followed by more discreet aromas of brioche and vanilla. Yellow Label offers a perfect balance of finesse and forcefulness.
Only one quality: the finest. This is the motto Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Yellow Label stands by and they sure meet the expectations. Ranked 90 points from Wine Enthusiast & Nivous, Veuve is roughly 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay, and 40% Pinot Meunier. This light golden colors champagne has a well rounded structure with notes of musky orchard fruits, dried figs, and minerals. The scent is both fragrant and fresh before leading you into a bright palate of smokey pear, hints of honey, and fresh nectarine. Gentle spicy hints with a tight cling and dashes of bitter lemon pith take over before a firm, well balanced finish. Although Veuve Clicquot Brut is good to drink until 2020, there is no sense in waiting!
Veuve Clicquot is a champagne house located in the Reims section of France that specializes in premium bubbly. It was originally founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot-Muiron who had a son named François Clicquot. The house of Veuve Clicquot was soon established. They opened the door for Champagnes to become a house hold drink. Veuve is best known for being the first house to create a rose Champagne in 1775 by adding red wine during production. The first truly modern Champagne is considered to be the 1811 comet cintage of Veuve Clicquot. They used advanced methods to create the champagne through the technique of remuage – the process of adding carbonation. Philippe’s son took over the house with his wife Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin, who he married in 1798.
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