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Philipponnat Extra Brut Blanc de Noirs Champagne 2016

$123

Firm and minerally, with a lacy texture, this structured version deftly integrates baked plum, smoked almond, preserved lemon, anise and chalk. Creamy finish. Disgorged April 2022. Drink now through 2029. 3,300 cases made, 200 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

White Sparkling

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Nov 30, 2022

Summary

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Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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$123

Philipponnat Extra Brut Blanc de Noirs Champagne 2016

Firm and minerally, with a lacy texture, this structured version deftly integrates baked plum, smoked almond, preserved lemon, anise and chalk. Creamy finish. Disgorged April 2022. Drink now through 2029. 3,300 cases made, 200 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

White Sparkling

Magazine Issue

Nov 30, 2022

Summary

Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

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