One of the 17 Grande Marque Houses from Champagne. Dating back to 1772 the house has a rich and varied history. 'Veuve' transaltes as widow and is a reference to Barbe Nicole Ponsardin who ran the company from a very young age due to her husband's sad and early death.
The nose provides vibrant notes of white fruits and raisins, then of vanilla and later of brioche. The first sip delivers all the freshness and forcefulness so typical of Yellow Label followed by a symphony of fruit tastes. Here is a true member of the powerful Brut family, well structured, admirably vinous.