Philipponnat


Cuvée 1522 Grand Cru Vintage '07|Vintage|2007

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Creamy Spicy Layered Textured

Winemaking

Winemaking


Barrel-fermented Extra Brut Barrel-maturation Partial Barrel-fermentation

Foods

Foods


Coffee Peppery

Herbs & Spices

Herbs & Spices


Spicy

Mareuil-Sur-Aÿ

Mareuil-Sur-Aÿ

What to expect


"The 1522 label commemorates the date of the first proof of the Philipponnats growing pinot noir in Aÿ. A full straw-gold hue declares a blend of grand proportions, the voluptuous curves of pinot noir amplified in the stature of Aÿ and the voluminous character of barrel fermentation. Fleshy and full, it’s packed with golden fruit cake, grilled pineapple and white peach, colliding with the spicy, nutty, coffee bean presence of oak. Malic acidity pulls the finish into line, though also serves to heighten its dry phenolic grip."

Tyson Stelzer - The Champagne Guide 2018-2019

The grand cru fruit coming from a combination of Aÿ for pinot noir (65%) and various grand cru sites for chardonnay. A generous 8 years on lees with about 50% of the wine matured in barrel, coupled with a warm harvest in 2006 results in a rich and layered wine.

$149.00

Club Price $141.55 (?)

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Creamy Spicy Layered Textured

Winemaking

Winemaking


Barrel-fermented Extra Brut Barrel-maturation Partial Barrel-fermentation

Foods

Foods


Coffee Peppery

Herbs & Spices

Herbs & Spices


Spicy

What to expect


"The 1522 label commemorates the date of the first proof of the Philipponnats growing pinot noir in Aÿ. A full straw-gold hue declares a blend of grand proportions, the voluptuous curves of pinot noir amplified in the stature of Aÿ and the voluminous character of barrel fermentation. Fleshy and full, it’s packed with golden fruit cake, grilled pineapple and white peach, colliding with the spicy, nutty, coffee bean presence of oak. Malic acidity pulls the finish into line, though also serves to heighten its dry phenolic grip."

Tyson Stelzer - The Champagne Guide 2018-2019

The grand cru fruit coming from a combination of Aÿ for pinot noir (65%) and various grand cru sites for chardonnay. A generous 8 years on lees with about 50% of the wine matured in barrel, coupled with a warm harvest in 2006 results in a rich and layered wine.

About the house

About the house


Food suggestion

One of the most underrated champagnes in our humble opinion. Philipponnat is a house of outstanding quality from their entry level Royale Reserve Brut all the way through to their iconic Clos des Goisses Vintages. This premium producer picks fruit with maximum ripeness and focus on pinot noir fruit with power. All this ripeness is balanced with a long, cool fermentation and some wines being blocked from malo-lactic fermentation, whilst being fermented in oak barrels. Careful blending of base wines complete the work of art on non-vintage cuvees with approximately 30% of reserve wines being added. Reserve wines are aged in a perpetual Solera system with new wines being added to older wines every year, continuously adding more complexity and depth to young cuvees. 

Food suggestion


As this is a richer and more powerful style of vintage champagne, you could try our fancy suggestion of fillet of cod with poached egg, crushed Jersey Royals and chive butter sauce or if you want to splash out try some Osetra Caviar.