Philipponnat Royale Brut Reserve Rose
Rose-hued gold with coppery notes and a fine bubbles. The nose shows red fruits of raspberry and wild cherries. Salmon pink in color with coppery glints. Full and ample on the palate, with good tension that brings out the notes of cherry, wild strawberry, citrus, and grapefruit peel. Blend: 75% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay, and 5% Pinot MeunierPair with smoked fish and ham, bacon, veal, and lamb. Golden pink in color, this Champagne is well balanced. Richness contrasts with the bright apple and touches of red currant that give the wine structure and density. Drink now. Good reserve and freshness to this Champagne, which shows peonies, rose petals, bread crumbs and cinnamon and spice. A vertical palate follows, where tangy acidity punctuates integrated and creamy bubbles and carries subtle stone fruit medium-long. Drink now. Pale orange. Fresh red berries, tangerine, sweet butter and candied rose on the highly perfumed nose. Silky and expansive, offering juicy red berry and floral pastille flavors supported by an undercurrent of chalky minerals. Sappy and sharply focused on the minerally, floral finish, which hangs on with excellent tenacity.