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Date Printed: 7/24/2014
Pol Roger Brut Rose 2002
Pol Roger Brut Rose 2002
(search item no. 105758)
Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 7/24/2014: $99.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2004 Tasting Panel rating: 93 points
2004 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2004 Burghound.com rating: 91 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
1999 The Wine News rating: 95 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1993 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1990 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A delicate, soft pink with Pol Roger's hallmark fine mousse. The nose is fresh, lively and fruity. First impressions are of red fruits, strawberry and raspberry, with a fresh but lingering bouquet. This is followed by warmer notes of wheat and dried cereals. Powerful and vinous in the mouth, the wine develops a fleshy texture underpinned by a firm backbone promising a long life.

Food Pairings: Well matched by poached salmon or cold roast beef and, of course, fruit based desserts.

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About Pol Roger:

Pol Roger is one of the few remaining family-owned grande marque Champagne houses. Their grande marque status was guaranteed at the turn of the century when about 20 producers banded together to establish exacting quality controls for Champagne. The annual production at Pol Roger - less than 120,000 cases - is found in the best restaurants of France, England, and the USA, and is exported to over 30 countries. Pol Roger also was the Champagne of choice of British dignitary Sir Winston Churchill, who once said of Champagne, "...In victory I deserve it, and in defeat I need it!".