White - Sparkling

1990 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill

Champagne Blend

  • France
  • Champagne
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Community Tasting Notes 100

  • Nyccablover Likes this wine:

    July 27, 2019 - Q3 - 2019 Tasting - Vintage Champagne - Pre-2000 (New York, NY): 13/14 wines tasted double blind. This had a very toasty nose. The palate was displaying quite a bit of toast and vanilla, but perhaps was lacking a bit more brightness to provide some more lift. 2 pennies voted by the group.

  • MC2 Wines Likes this wine:

    July 27, 2019 - Q3 Wine Club | Pre-2000 Vintage Champagne (The Apt): Wine #13: Probably the most classically 'nice' and I wonder if we hadn't done this blind if this wouldn't have been most people's favorite. It is a great producer in a great year. I also wonder that coming on the heels of the '98 Corbon isn't a bit of a tough spot since that is a wine that is light and fresh and sweet and so there's a bit of readjusting the palate. The first time I had this I got a hint of sour, but I think that might have been location (I didn't get it the second time). This is still in the more apple style with a bit more of the caramel quality of age. Drinking fairly young for it's 28 years. Overall, enjoyable. (2 pennies)

  • G SQUARED Likes this wine: 93 points

    April 11, 2019 - Time to drink but oh what a mouthful of beautiful, bread basket like bubbly.

  • Burgnick Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 26, 2018 - Bread crumb, baked apple, brioche and toast on the nose. Ripe and dense on the palate. Not a lot of bubbles left. Like many 90 champagne, I find it to be drinking at peak because of its ripeness. It lacked a bit of acidity and sharpness for me. But it was still a nice drink. 91-92

  • hprphf Likes this wine: 94 points

    December 12, 2018 - Acker December Auction 2018 (Vaucluse): From Magnum. Light citrus, underpinned honey, delicate toast, nice bitterness. Clean and complex finish. 94

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Richard Hemming
    11/5/2013 (link)

    (Pol Roger, Sir Winston Churchill Cuvée Brut Champagne White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2009, Issue #21, Recently Tasted Champagne and Sparkling Wine

    (Pol Roger “Cuvée Winston Churchill”) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    8/10/2006 (link)

    (Pol Roger, Sir Winston Churchill Cuvée Champagne White) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2006, Issue #3, Recently Tasted Champagne: Non-Vintage and Vintages 2000-1964; Today’s Bi-Polar World of Bubbly

    (Pol Roger “Cuvée Winston Churchill”) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2000, IWC Issue #93 (link)

    (Pol Roger Champagne Cuvee Winston Churchill) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 1999, IWC Issue #87 (link)

    (Pol Roger Champagne Cuvee Winston Churchill) Subscribe to see review text.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    12/31/2003 (link) 95 points

    (Pol Roger Champagne Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill) Yeasty, lemon and vanilla nose; a rich body with refreshing acid, apple and citrus flavors and great structure, but is still rather tight and needs time

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1990
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Pol Roger
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne
  • UPC Code 089744300133

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 10 (1%)
  • In Cellars 575 (61%)
  • Consumed 359 (38%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

91% Like It  23 votes

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