Note 1 See score in brackets for potential. Current rating at time of tasting.
18 carat gold colour. Honeycomb, waxy bouquet coupled with yeasty notes on the nose. On the palate: huge, complex and massively long, ending on a welcome dry note. Very smooth. This is a full-bodied and luxurious wine unlike any other Champagne and possibly for that reason might only appeal to the real connoisseur. This is what vintage prestige cuvee is all about. Colossal and unforgettable.
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Score: 95 (98)/100 Note 2 March, 2013
Type: extra brut
Producer: Champagne Philipponnat
Wine: Clos des Goisses 2003