PHILIPPONNAT Champagne Grand Blanc des Blancs Sparkling Wine 2006

PHILIPPONNAT Grand Blanc des Blancs - Grand Blanc, blended exclusively from chardonnay grapes, is a remarkable exception in Philipponnat's range of wines, the HouseÕs hallmark being the Pinot noir grape. This is a unique opportunity to discover another facet of the HouseÕs style in the shape of a fine, moderately dosed Blanc de Blancs. Elegant, with great delicacy, and notes of fruit and hazelnut.

Colour; Pale gold Nose; Combining notes of butter and hazelnut. After breathing, notes of white-fleshed fruit such as peach and pear develop Food Match; Ideal as an aperitif. An excellent accompaniment to fish and shellfish (prawns and lobster, whether poached or served with white butter sauce). Serve at 6 to 8¡c as an aperitif or at 9 to 11¡c to accompany a meal Vinification; Vinified using traditional methods to avoid premature oxidation. Partial malolactic fermentation for the wines in vats and vinification without malolactic fermentation for the wines in wooden barrels. An elegant wine that preserves a balance between freshness, floral aromas and vinosity. Extra brut dosage (4.25 g/litre) to preserve it's original purity and distinction Ageing; 7 Years minimum

Volume: 750 mLs

Alcohol Vol.: 12%

Varietal: 100% Chardonnay

Vintage pictured and/or listed may differ from supplied item

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