ready-keep2000 Champagne Philipponnat, Clos des Goisses, Brut

Product: SAM-2000-075-8110022
  • Burghound
  • Jancis Robinson MW
  • Ready, but will keep


This is more mature than the 2001 with a beautifully layered nose of yeast, lemon rind, brioche, dried flowers and spice hints. There is excellent volume and superb intensity to the firm mousse that despite the firmness exhibits a very fine bead. This is exceptionally impressive in the mouth with the same striking complexity of the nose coupled with positively gorgeous length. A knockout that could be drunk now with pleasure or held for a few more years first; personally I would opt for the latter but either way, this is a classic Clos des Goisses.

Drink from 2014 onward

Allen Meadows, (January 2013)

Bottle Price 75 cl $1,912.50
Was $2,250.00
3 available