Holiday Champagne Guide from Veuve Clicquot

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Over the next few weeks, most of us will put our lips to a Champagne flute at least once. And almost as many of us will spend a few flummoxed, wild-eyed minutes at the corner store, scanning the racks for just the right bottle.

Rather than leave you to your own devices (which may or may not include making wine-buying decisions based on rap songs or label color), Medium has some exclusive options for you from Veuve Clicquot everything from, brut and rosé bottles, at prices ranging from $49 to $150 a bottle.

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label

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Who: For your best friend(s)

What: Structured and perfectly balanced, Yellow Label is an ideal everyday Champagne and the epitome of Veuve Clicquot style. Yellow Label has an intense, pleasant fragrance, with notes of white fruits, vanilla and brioche. A blend of fifty Crus, Yellow Label is a perfect example of harmony between delicacy and power

·Where: Enjoy at home this holiday while hanging the decorations or baking cookies

SRP: $49.00

Veuve Clicquot Non-Vintage Rosé

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Who: For the food and champagne enthusiast

What: This wine is perfectly balanced in the best Veuve Clicquot style of pink Champagnes and combines both elegance and flair. The refined fragrance reveals great notes of red fruits, dried fruits, almonds and brioche making it a delectably full champagne that can be enjoyed as a true delicacy

Where: Pop a bottle and toast to traditions like singing carols or sending out your holiday cards

SRP: $60.00

Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 2006

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Who: For that very special someone

What: The ultimate celebratory Champagne offering, La Grande Dame is an exceptional Champagne created to pay homage to Madame Clicquot herself — an audacious woman who embodied elegance, wisdom and passion in all her work and life. The 2006 La Grande Dame Rosé reveals notes of red fruits like cherry, wild strawberry, and red current with more toasted notes of hazelnut, cocoa bean and sweet spices. In the mouth it is plump and full of substance with a crisp and silky texture

Where: Serve and impress guests at your formal dinner parties this holiday season

SRP: $150.00

Veuve Clicquot Rich + Rich Rosé

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Who: For the hostess or aspiring mixologist

What: The new Champagne is inspired by mixology and designed to be served over ice and mixed with fresh fruits, vegetables or herbs to create unique cocktails to enjoy with friends and family

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Where: Pour throughout the holiday and try new combinations as each ingredient mixed with Clicquot Rich and Rich Rosé transforms the flavors of the champagne. Keep the celebrations rolling into the New Year with the festive sparkling bottle

SRP: $60.00 + $65.00

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