Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner

Flemings, Walnut Creek, Ca.

Tasted July 19, 2019 by bestdamncab with 26 views

Introduction

Veuve Clicquot and Flemings provided a wonderful Dinner.

Flight 1 - Champagne and Filet Mignon (5 notes)

Course description provided within Champagne Tasting Note.

Spirits
N.V. Belvedere Vodka Poland
92 points
At Flemings, served to start the dinner while waiting to be seated, nose of white pepper, slight heat, and same on the palate, tasty, creamy, nice.
White - Sparkling
N.V. Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut France, Champagne
93 points
At Flemings, paired with Fried Oysters, served too warm, almost no bubbles, lots of citrus on the nose, big body, lots of flavor, nice, rich, bright, and a medium/long finish.
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Rosé - Sparkling
N.V. Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Rosé France, Champagne
89 points
At Flemings, nose of strawberry, watermelon and raspberry, great color, fine bubbles, same on the palate, medium/big body, tasty, touch simple, good acid, nice, rich, crisp, and medium finish, paired with quail knots.
Rosé - Sparkling
2008 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut Rosé Vintage France, Champagne
93 points
At Flemings, lots of fine bubbles, slight mousse, twice the color of the NV Rose, nose of red cherry, raspberry, strawberry, and melon, same on the palate, medium/big body, very tasty, rich, good acid, and a long, long, lovely finish, paired with Filet Mignon.
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White - Sparkling
N.V. Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Rich France, Champagne
90 points
At Flemings, nose of lemon, citrus, and spring flowers, same on the palate, medium body, slightly sweet, slightly intense, tasty, and a medium/long finish, paired with the fabulous Peach Sorbet and worked well together to bring the dinner home and end on an elegant touch.

Closing

Great Food from the Fleming's Chef paired well with the Veuve Clicquot Champagnes.

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