The dry style of Philipponnat, with its Pinot Noir dominance, demands bottle aging, which the bottle tasted had. It has good structure, and intense grapefruit and orange peel flavors. A finely made wine, which is also a good value. Imported by Ex-Cellars Wine Agencies, Inc.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.