The Philipponnat family has been based in the Champagne region since the 17th century. Their history dates effectively back to 28th July 1697, when Pierre Philipponnat registered his coat of a... Read More
displays a lovely light cherry core with a delicate copper glint, enhanced by a beautiful necklace of fine and long-lasting bubbles. On the nose, the wine reveals a seductive bouquet of red fr... Read More
Korbel Sec was the very first champagne produced by Korbel in the mid-1890s, and it is still created in its original style. Sec is made from Chenin Blanc and French Colombard grapes, and finis... Read More
94 points Antonio Galloni (Wine Advocate): Dried apricots, pears, honey, mint and Chamomile are some of the many nuances that flesh out... I especially like the way the 2004 fleshes out in all... Read More
Surprisingly lean and light bodied, this doesn't show typical characteristics of a late harvest wine, but its a clean, refreshing dessert wine evocative of dewy, fresh wildflowers, melon and l... Read More
Aspect: Pale gold in colour with fine and persistent bubbles.
Aroma: Delicate and fresh, with good complexity and notes of citrus and with fruit.
Taste: Fresh and supple upon entry with rounde... Read More
40% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot MeunierPale gold in color, with an abundance of delicate bubbles. On the nose, you find floral aromas, along with those of white fruits: pear, apple a... Read More
"...will probably develop into one of the greatest vintages of this wine ever made...Hints of hazelnut and white chocolate are present...handsome fruit and fine mineral notes from Oger and Le ... Read More
Lovely nose, fresh and lively, but with praline notes to suggest a little richness too. Broad, expansive palate, buoyed up by a gently foaming and very persistent mousse. Lovely, biting acidit... Read More
A blend of 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay, Lallement’s non-vintage Brut (May 27 2005) reveals top-flight aromatic richness in its floral scents. Though predominantly Pinot Noir, this wine i... Read More
The Frapin family has been established in France's southwest since 1270. Starting as a family of winegrowers they soon became distillers and have continued this tradition for 20 generations. T... Read More
Berry Bros & Rudd review: It is a rich, powerful and decadently hedonistic wine with soft aromas of cream, brioche and oak. All components herald a glorious palate and a lovely explosion of ri... Read More