With luxury and celebration, Veuve Clicquot Champagne has long been significant for over centuries. Its delicate bubbles and exquisite taste have delighted royalty, celebrities, champagne connoisseurs, and casual drinkers around the world. The reputable champagne house ‘Veuve Clicquot’ acquired a rich history of innovation and a dedication to quality, making it the most popular beverage among drinkers. From its iconic yellow label to its enduring legacy as a symbol of prestige, it's a toast-worthy choice for a momentous occasion. This article is a brief overview of Veuve Champagne- history, types, price, food pairings, giftings and so much more.

The History of Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot is one of the popular Champagne brands, marketed across the world, and has been a signature drink of the rich and wealthy. Veuve Clicquot by Philippe Clicquot in Reims, France was struggling to mark its place in the world of champagne since 1772, but its rise to fame when the house gained international acclaim under the leadership of his widow, Madame Clicquot.

The history of Veuve Clicquot came to rise after the death of Philipee Clicqout, his wife in 1805 defied societal expectations by taking over the business and being called the very first modern woman entrepreneur. She revolutionized the Champagne industry and was nicknamed ‘La Grande Dame’ which means ‘The great lady’. Madame Clicquot was credited with creating the first ever single-vintage champagne in 1810. Her undeniable commitment to quality, innovation, and passion to craft the best cemented Veuve Clicquot's place as a leading house in the field of Champagne.

Region, Method, and Tasting Notes

Veuve Clicquot is the largest Champagne house in France. The Veuve Clicquot region is known for producing sparkling wine in its very own traditional method from grapes grown within its appellation, which is suited to gentle, sloping hills, allowing vines to benefit from shallow soil and maximum exposure to sunlight. 

RegionChampagne, France
MethodTraditional Method (Méthode Champenoise)
Tasting NotesAppearance: Bright yellow with fine bubbles
Palate: Fresh and full-bodied with flavors of apple, pear, citrus, and hints of almond and toffee
Finish: Long, balanced, and elegant with a touch of minerality

Veuve Clicquot, like any other Champagne is crafted by a traditional Methode Champenoise process that involves a second fermentation in the bottle and creates the signature bubbles. It is known for its pioneering role in Champagne production, which is exceptional among all of the winery's, with twice the number of aging than regular ones, and also for inventing the ridding table for sediment removal. Veuve Clicquot tasting notes is known for its balanced flavor profile, with notes of brioche, citrus, and minerality.

Types of Veuve Clicquot Sparkling Wines

Vueve Cliqout offers various types of Champagne that caters to diverse palates and occasions. Let's explore some of the most celebratory champagnes from the versatile selection of Veuve Clicquot:

Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label Champagne 750 ML

Yellow Label

Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label is the House’s signature champagne: a balanced blend of Pinot Noir, Meunier, and Chardonnay, embossed with rich history and heritage. It offers a delightful mix, revealing its crisp and vibrant taste with hints of dried fruit and toast, giving a refreshing and satisfying feeling. Produced with high quality, it comes with complex aromas of bright and beautiful ripe fruit, poached pear, grated ginger, and light cream. This bottle of non-vintage is made considering excellent depth and fine bubbles; it is medium-bodied, active, and layered on the palate. It gives a dry mouthfeel with medium acidity.

Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne 750 ml

Brut Rose

The best Veuve Clicquot brut style of pink Champagne is followed by a fruity, harmonious sensation on the palate. This vibrant and elegant rose Champagne is crafted with meticulously selected Pinot Noir grapes to create a captivating blend of red fruit and floral aromas. This bottle of red is full-bodied and deliciously fruity, with intense flavors of juicy strawberries and cherries. On the nose, it's full of red and black fruit notes, along with spice licorice, pastry, orange zest, gingerbread, and toasted bread.

Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame

La Grande Dame

Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame is a prestige cuvee, the top-of-the-line Champagne from the house of Clicquot. This cuvee is special as it is named after Madame Clicquot herself. Known for its elegance and finesse, it is made from the signature grape, Pinot Noir. This vintage bottle offers a complex flavor profile with expected notes of citrus, pear, and minerality, with a smooth and silky texture. This special cuvee is a celebratory champagne, perfect for milestone events and occasions, paired with luxurious meals.

Veuve Clicquot Rose Vintage 2015 Champagne

Vintage Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Veuve Clicquot is famous for its vintage Champagne, released only in exceptional years. Pinot Noir dominates vintage Veuve Clicquot Champagne, providing structure that is so typically Veuve Clicquot. These are reflections of the year's weather and climate. A prestige cuvee is a special bottling made from the Pinot Noir grapes (the house’s signature grape) of a single harvest of a specific year, known for their richness and complexity. Vintages are only released in a selected year, incorporating unique aging techniques for an extra layer of flavor. With their high price tag, they are meant for celebration and savoring.

Demi-sec Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Demi-sec Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Demi sec Veuve Champagne is a sweater style of Champagne, reminiscent of 19th-century tastes. It is an indulgent treat for those with a sweet tooth. Pinot Noir gives it body, while Meunier brings out its fruity notes. With a touch of Chardonnay’s freshness, it balances its sweetness and acidity. This bottle of treats is perfect for desserts or aged for richer flavors of caramel and hints of honey and pear that complement the lively bubbles.

Veuve Clicquot Rich NV Champagne

Veuve Clicquot Rich

Veuve Clicquot Rich is a sweeter style of champagne with a bolder and more unconventional take, specifically designed to be enjoyed on the rocks or mixed into cocktails. This sweeter blend of Pinot Noir, Meunier, and Chardonnay boasts prominent fruity notes, including peach, apricot, pineapple, and mango, balanced with hints of almond, fresh citrus, and floral notes, giving a silky smooth finish. Veuve Clicquot RIch is a playful and innovative take on champagne, perfect for those who enjoy a sweeter style or are looking for a unique cocktail experience.

Umpiring Tug of War Between Core Styles of Veuve Champagne

Veuve Clicquot Champagnes are known for their consistent quality and versatile style, offering a range of choices to suit every palate. Here is the breakdown for their core styles:

Brut Vs Rose

Veuve Clicquot Champagne offers two main distinctive expressions in their non-vintage range: the classic Brut and the vibrant Rose both are exceptional in their own profiles. Brut showcases a balanced profile with citrus, chalk and brioche notes, perfect for any celebration or enjoy it as an aperitif. Where Rose, on the other hand, boasts a delightful pink hue with essence of red berries and a touch of brioche, its lively acidity and fruity notes makes it perfect for sipping with lighter fare or enjoying it on a sunny day.

Vintage Vs Non-Vintage

Veuve Clicquot’s Yellow Label is the perfect example of non-vintage champagne, crafted from grapes from multiple harvests, ensuring consistent style year after year, where vintage champagne are produced only in expressional years, showcasing their unique characteristics of the specific harvest, offering a more complex and nuanced drinking experience. Vintage bottles are more age-worthy than their non-vintage ones.

Veuve Champagnes are known for their finest quality and bold, rich flavors. Here are suggested food pairings with the most popular offerings of Veuve:

Veuve Clicquot ChampagneIdeal Food Pairings
Yellow Label BrutWhite fish, White meat (chicken, veal), Shellfish (lobster, scallops), Tuna tartar, Light salads
RoseSmoked salmon, Tuna, Duck, Cold cuts, Beef Carpaccio, Fresh berries
La Grande DameGarden gastronomy, Seafood, Creamy dishes, Light poultry, Roasted vegetables and herbs, Barrie and comte cheese
VintagesSeafood (Grilled lobster, Scallops), White meat (Veal, Pork), Sushi and Sashimi, Poached fish, Crab cakes, Goat cheese salad
Demi secAppetizers (fried chicken, spring rolls), Spicy Dishes (Thai curries), Soft cheeses, Desserts

Innovative Packaging of Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Veuve Clicquot pops with innovation in its unique and creative limited-edition packaging resembling its signature trademark color yellow. The eye-catching color takes the center stage on eco-friendly boxes and reusable materials on impressive cool creations. The unique designs of Veuve Clicquot elevates the brand’s image by prioritizing luxury. The layer of crafts form Clicquot is vast but these are some attractive packagings we will be talking about:

Veuve Clicquot Ice Jacket

Ice Jacket- Design, Innovation, and High Fashion

A functional and trendy case to keep your Champagne chilled and always ready to be poured anywhere, anytime! It is made from 100% recycled plastic using 3D knitting technology, making it both eco-friendly and minimizing waste. These ice jackets are designed to hug the curves of a bottle, reusable cooler to maintain the temperature of the beverage. Perfect accessory for any occasion, allowing you to enjoy chilled Veuve Clicquot Champagne.

SMEG Veuve Clicquot Champagne 750 ML

Smeg, Veuve Clicquot Refrigerator

The Unique Champagne Chillers, reusable and insulated box resembling a retro 1950s fridge. These refrigerators are full-sized in SMEG’s signature style. It comes in a chic Veuve Clicquot yellow color. This Veuve Clicquot special edition is isothermal and can keep a bottle chilled for up to 2 hours, a stylish way to tote a bottle of bubbly. Veuve Clicquot occasionally releases limited editions; the Smeg collaboration is one of those.

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Retro Chic Tape Limited Edition

Retro Chic Tape Box

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne in a limited-edition Retro Cassette Tape box, which gives old good vibes of the 1960s. The box isn't for show, it includes a QR code that is linked to Veuve Clicquot’s ‘So Retro’ playlist on Spotify, creating a complete retro experience. This box is a fun way to add a unique touch to the gift or enjoy the champagne yourself with a pop-culture twist.

Veuve clicquot: celebration of life, from parties, gift-giving, and beyond

Veuve Clicquot’s rich history and undeniable dedication to quality make it more than just a champagne; it's a toast to living life to the fullest, celebrating life’s milestones, big and small, creating memories, and sharing them with loved ones.

Celebrations: Veuve Clicquot is the epitome of celebration. From weddings and anniversaries to casual brunches, pool parties, rooftop parties, and more, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne is a milestone for all.

Luxurious drinking: it offers a range of styles, making it an ideal choice of luxurious drinking for everyone. Be it casual drinkers, connoisseurs, or even a complete novice, they can splurge in respect to their palate preferences, be it the approachable Yellow Label Brut, sugar-laden Demi-Sec or the complex La Grande Dame.

Collection: For your perfect celebrations Veuve Clicquot Champagne has an extensive collection of luxury sparkling wines. From vintage to non-vintage, there is a bottle for every related event, for prestigious event La Grande Dame or for summer gatherings lively Rose.

Gift-Giving: Apart from life celebrations, Veuve Clicquot also makes a great companion in running fancy gift-giving errands on budget, be it on holidays, anniversaries, birthdays or corporate milestones. And in case you are looking forward to taking your gift-giving with Veuve Clicquot champagnes a mile beyond, you can choose to add a personal flair with our personalization services.

At our store, we let you buy any bottle of Veuve Clicquot with scrumptious gift baskets of cheese, chocolates and more with our collection of Champagne gift baskets. And that’s not all! You can even choose to turn things more minimalistic and sophisticated by pairing the chosen Veuve bottle with luxurious flutes or getting it customized with options of hand-painting and custom-printing.

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Veuve Clicquot Price Guide

Are Veuve Clicquot champagnes expensive? As Veuve clicquot adds a touch of luxury to any occasion, it is always believed to be a luxury that might cost a fortune. But to downsize, Veuve Clicquot champagnes are above average and most of the time, snuggle in budgets with their mid-range prices. The bottles of Veuve Clicquot make affordable luxury and offer the convenience of not thinking twice when it comes to celebrating in style. The price of Veuve Clicquot Champagne may vary depending on some factors:

  • Champagne Style
  • Vintage/Non Vintage
  • Bottle Size
  • Sales Location

Here’s a general guide to the Veuve Clicquot price:

ChampagneSizeAverage Price Range (USD)Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label375ml$30 - $50Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label750ml$50 - $90Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label1.5L Magnum$150 - $250Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label3L Jeroboam$440 - $550Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label6L Methuselah$1,599.99Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label9L Salmanazar$2,399.99Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label12L Balthazar$3,399.99Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label15L Nebuchadnezzar$4,299.99Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Rosé750ml$70 - $100Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Rosé1.5L Magnum$184.99Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Rosé3L Jeroboam$1,069.99Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame750ml$200 - $3002008, 2012, 2015
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame1.5L Magnum$400 - $6002008
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame3L Jeroboam$1000 - $15002008
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Rosé750ml$280 - $4002008, 2012
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Rosé1.5L Magnum$400 - $8002008
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Rosé3L Jeroboam$1200 - $15002008
Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec750ml$60 - $90Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Rich750ml$60 - $90Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé750ml$60 - $90Non-Vintage
Veuve Clicquot Vintage750ml$99.992015
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Rosé750ml$109.992015
Veuve Clicquot Extra Brut Extra Old750ml$80Non-Vintage

Note: These prices can vary based on the retailer and location.

Final Thoughts

With this guide in hand on Veuve Clicquot, you can now equip and confidently choose the perfect Veuve Clicquot Champagne for versatile occasions. Pop the cork and embark on the journey of the luxurious world of Veuve Clicquot, where every sip of Champagne is a celebration.

To buy, explore our collection of Veuve Clicquot Gift Sets and find your ideal Veuve Clicquot champagne for your special day. We offer a convenient way to get it delivered straight to your doorstep, with hassle-free champagne delivery services within 2-5 days. The prices may vary depending on a few factors, our store brings a bottle at an average price as compared to other online shops, we also let you personalize your bunch of gifts by providing detailed information about the particular product to help you choose the best. Make a confident purchase with our store secure delivery services in 3-5 days, safely at the intended doorstep.


1. Who makes Veuve Clicquot?

Veuve Clicquot, a prestigious champagne house founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot, but its rise to fame when Madame Clicquot took over the leadership at 27. Today it's owned by Louis Vuitton LVMH group and known for making exceptional champagne. Madame Clicquot vision and innovation, secured its place as a celebratory icon.

2. Why is it popular for gift giving?

There are several reasons which makes Veuve Clicquot one of the most popular choices for gifting among connoisseurs and casual drinkers.

  • It builds a luxurious reputation as the name is associated with elegance and celebration.
  • It has wide appeal, Veuve Clicquot offers a variety of champagne to suit different palates.
  • The packaging it's visually appealing, their bottles and gift sets are quite impressive and unique in its own Clicquot style.
  • Champagne is an excellent gift for any occasion, it is itself traditionally linked to celebration and parties.

3. Where is Veuve Clicquot from?

Veuve Clicquot hails from Reims, in the heart of Champagne country, France. It is one of the most historic houses of this region. This region is famed for its cool climate and chalky soils, these elements focus on the bold and crisp flavor of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay grapes. The vineyards on gentle slopes maximize the sunlight exposure, ensuring the consistent quality in every bottle.

4. How long does Veuve Clicquot last?

Its shelf life depends on if it's opened. Unopened, it can age gracefully upto years. Unopened- vintages are built to last, the proper storage allows potential aging upto 10-25 years, developing richer flavors. Non-vintages can be enjoyed within 3 years for refringing flavor.

Opened- the bubbly magic fades away once the bottle is opened. Store corked in the fridge and aim to finish it in 3 days.

5. How much sugar is in Veuve Clicquot?

The sweetness is beautifully balanced with bright acidity. The exact amount of sugar in Veuve Clicquot Champagne varies depending on the type. Veuve Clicquot ranges from Brut, which is dry with around 1.2 grams of sugar per 100ml serving, to Demi-Sec, which is sweeter with sugar around 4.5 grams per 100ml serving.

6. How to open a Veuve Clicquot bottle?

Make sure the bottle is at the ideal temperature. Hold the bottle angled 45 degrees away from you and your guests. With your thumb on the cork untwist the wire cage. While holding the cork firmly in one hand with your thumb on the cap, slowly twist the base of the bottle to release the cork without letting champagne escape. Serve and enjoy.