T. +44 (0)20 7484 6430
  • London: +44 (0)20 7484 6430
  • Edinburgh: +44 (0)131 226 4202
  • Hong Kong: +852 3628 3627
0 items
Checkout

Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Philipponnat

Region:

Champagne

Appellation:

Champagne

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir/Chardonnay

Cuvée 1522, 2012

3x1.5L £345.00

10 cases Equiv. £115.00 per bottle

Add to Basket

6x75cl £330.00

10 cases, 3 bottles £55.00 per bottle

Add to Basket

6x75cl £330.00

10 cases, 3 bottles £55.00 per bottle

Add to Basket

6x75cl £330.00

10 cases, 3 bottles £55.00 per bottle

Add to Basket

Tasting Note:

An arrestingly lovely nose offers up sweet peach and fresh spice, ginger and limes; sweet cellars, aromatic Indian spices, sunshine on grilled fruit. This has lovely tension and lift and also a sense of mouthspace and salinity. It is intense but there is nothing heavy here, with a real purity of flavours and a steely, long finish, characteristic of the 2012 vintage, perfumed with light notes of vanilla pod and lime leaf. This is serious stuff and a total joy to drink. A blend of 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay, disgorged in February 2020 after 8 years sur lie, with just 4.25 grams of dosage. The fruit for this cuvee centres around Pinot Noir from the Lieu-dit of Le Leon in Ay, alongside Pinot Noir from Mailly and Chardonnay from Verzy.

Discover Champagne

The UK has been one of the world’s top markets for Champagne for some time. While it is true that overall UK Champagne sales are still dominated the ubiquitous Grand Marques, our own customers seem to be displaying a step change in their approach to the world’s original sparkling wine. For ...