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Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 2015

Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill



/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti12.5%

What does this wine taste like?

Deep yellow / Deep gold / Fine and persistent bubbles
Delicate / Pleasant / Fruit aromas / Dried fruit and nuts / Almond / Balsamic notes / Honey
Fresh / Generous / Structured / Balanced / Citrus notes / Fruit notes / Plums / Pear / Yellow fruits / White fruit / Long finish / Persistent

Ratings and awards

201396 PK
201296+ PK17++ JR98 SK97 WS95 DC
200995+ PK18 JR95 WS93 DC
200897 PK17.5+ JR97 SK96 WS
200695 PK18.5 JR95 SK95 WS
200495+ PK19 JR95 SK94 WS98 DC
PK: ParkerJR: Jancis robinsonSK: SucklingWS: Wine spectatorDC: Decanter

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker, Jancis Robinson, and Suckling

Pol Roger's newly released 2012 Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill is showing brilliantly, bursting from the glass with youthful aromas of honeyed pears, toasted brioche, pomelo, fresh pastry, green apple and mandarin orange, with hints of stone fruit emerging with time in the glass. Full-bodied, vinous and textural, with an enveloping core of fleshy, concentrated fruit, bright acids and an elegant pinpoint mousse, it concludes with a long, penetrating finish. More muscular and vibrant than the generous and charming 2009, the 2012 ranks alongside the 2008 and 2002 as one of the three finest renditions of Sir Winston Churchill this millennium—and in style it resembles a hypothetical blend of those two vintages.

— William Kelley (11/03/2021)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2012 - 96+ PARKER

Rather open on the nose – a surprise! Looser textured than some and still decidedly embryonic. It does open out rather remarkably on the finish, suggesting that it is very much a long-distance runner. I think I would wait until at least 2022 to take full advantage of that interplay of flavours underneath, where it is positively throbbing!

— Jancis Robinson (18/02/2021) Vintage 2012 - 17++ JANCIS ROBINSON

Intense aromas of strawberry and subtle apple with pie crust and some ash and stone. An almost smoky undertone to the aromas. Full-bodied and very layered with ultra fine tannins that give it a rough-cut, velvety texture. It’s very flavorful, yet so checked and reserved at the same time. Compact, tight palate that is deep and powerful. Very vinous at the end and in the mouth feel. Spicy and biscuity at the finish. Mostly pinot noir with chardonnay and only grand cru. More density and complexity than the 2008. Seven years on the lees. Delicious and luxurious to drink now, but giving this some age will make it even better.

— James Suckling (05/01/2022) Vintage 2012 - 98 SUCKLING

Customer reviews

12 reviews