Fine bubble stream. Light yellow in color. Strawberry, red apple, pear, lime, mandarin, bread crust, spice, citrus peel, lemon zest, mineral. Textured, tight mousse, rich balance of red fruit and citrus, on the finish.
Blend: 65% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay, 5% Meunier
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $49.
Score: 90 points
Founded in 1522 in the town of Ay located in the Marne. Philipponnat produces a quality product, Clos des Goisses. The Blanc de Blancs vintage is aged for seven years prior to release.
Cuvée de Prestige:
Clos des Goisses
Grand Blanc Vintage
Blanc de Noirs Vintage