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Champagne Philipponnat

Blanc de Noirs Brut

    • Description :

      Made only in the best years from first press juice sourced exclusively from grapes grown in Premier and Grand Cru plots in Montagne de Reims and Philipponnat's vineyards in Mareuil-sur-Ay.
      Partial malolactic fermentation for the wines in vats and vinification without malolactic fermentation for the wines in wooden barrels. Aged for five to seven years to develop tertiary aromas which are the hallmark of extended aging on lees.

      Grape varieties :

      100% Pinot Noir

      Altitude :

      170m ASL

      Exposure :

      South

      Soil :

      Chalk

      Dosage at disgorgement :

      4.25 g/l

      Bottle fermentation on the lees :

      5 - 7 years

      Alcohol :

      12%

      Tasting notes :

      An expression of Pinot Noir with spicy, peppery notes mingled with acacia flower honey, mineral, and red currant. An ideal pairing with poultry, game birds, terrines and foie gras.

Press Notes

  • Decanter
    • 2009
      90 points
  • The Wine Advocate
    • 2012
      92 points
  • Wine Spectator
    • 2012, 2009
      93 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2009
      93 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2009
      90 points
    • 2008
      92 points
  • Wine & Spirits
    • 2012
      93 points
    • 2009
      90 points
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