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NV Philipponnat Brut Royale Reserve
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NV Philipponnat Brut Royale Reserve

Producer: Philipponnat
Style: Sparkling
Grape Type: Champagne Blend
Origin: France
Region: Champagne

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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November 2008

($55; disgorged April, 2006) Bright yellow with a steady mousse. Nervy citrus and pear aromas gain power with air, picking up smoky lees and fresh butter qualities. Taut and focused, with musky orchard fruit and candied lemon flavors and a suave candied floral note. I really like this wine's blend of energy and depth, as well as its finishing citrus cut.

92 Points | Wine Spectator

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Review of Philipponnat Brut NV by the New Jersey Highlands Wine Association
by khack
Tiny delicate bubbles, a rich yeasty nose and shimmering golden color introduce this as a Champagne of the classic style. It displays a full Pinot Noir fruit component with well integrated acidity. Its palate cleansing earthiness makes this an excellent dining choice.


About Champagne

Champagne-making is the highly refined art of blending base wines into a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. These component wines come from different grape varieties (the white grape Chardonnay and the red varieties Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier) and from different villages and vineyards. And because only four or five harvests per decade...
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