NV Philipponnat Champagne Royale Réserve Brut

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

Consume: now-2032
Purchased: $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.

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