Champagne Philipponnat - Royale Reserve Brut


Champagne Philipponnat - Royale Reserve Brut


Royale Réserve Brut is the purest expression of the House’s style.

Offering a superb balance between structure, persistence and vinosity, this cuvée reveals the essential character of the Mareuil-sur-Ay terroir (where mainly Pinot Noir grapes are grown, which is predominant in the blend).

After three years aging on lees, Royale Réserve Brut is pleasantly mature while losing nothing of its freshness, making it an ideal aperitif wine. Its vinosity enhances white meat, charcuterie and fish.

Bottle: 700ml 

Blending: The amount of wine aged in oak (48%), the disgorgement date (July 2016) and dosage level (8 g/l) along with varieties (65% pinot / 30% chardonnay / 5% meunier) and proportion of premier and grand cru fruit two-thirds. 

Ageing: 36 months minimum.

Dosage: BRUT at 9 gr/l

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A pretty pale golden yellow in color rippling with fine, persistent bubbles. Bright, luminous and limpid.

The nose evokes happiness - a lively alliance of delicious floral and fruity notes, of acacia, hawthorn, peach, pear and apricot.

The taste is pleasant and refreshing with a nice balance of acidity and maturity. The same fruit components and deliciousness of the nose are found again on the palate, with toasted and spiced notes.

Food Pairing:
To be served as an aperitif to accompany hors d’oeuvres and for toasting with friends.

Wine Making Process:
Blending of four to five vintages, 20% of reserve wine. This Champagne is composed of only the cuvée (first press). Alcoholic fermentation at 16°C and malolactic fermentation at 18°C in stainless steel temperature controlled vats.