2009 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill MAGNUM

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2009 Pol Roger Champagne Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill MAGNUM



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96 Points William Kelley RobertParker.com marts 2023

A few years after its disgorgment now, the 2009 Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill has digested its dosage and is beginning to offer up real complexity. Mingling aromas of freshly baked bread, honeycomb, crisp peach, pear and subtle hints of dried fruits, it’s medium to full-bodied, sapid and vinous, with bright acids, a pearly mousse and a long, saline finish. Exhibiting more structure than was apparent on release, this has always been a very approachable Churchill, yet it is really benefiting from age.

One of the casualties of COVID-19 was a planned vertical tasting of Pol Roger’s Cuvée Winston Churchill, which would have provided some additional context for the latest iteration of this textural, gastronomic, Pinot Noir-dominant bottling. Since that project is deferred to later this year, I’ve opted to publish my review of the newly released 2009 in the meantime. While the 2009 is structurally more open than the concentrated, tightly wound 2008, it’s also still quite youthfully primary, and I would encourage readers to resist its deceptive accessibility right now and wait at least a few years for more complexity and aromatic range to emerge. That said, I can’t claim that it was a hardship, even at this early stage, to work through several bottles of the 2009 for this report.