The vineyard at Champagne Philipponnat

2013: A Vintage Year in Champagne?

As the year draws to a close, and the base wines have finished their alcoholic fermentation the people of Champagne are excited about the 2013 vintage.  Many had been worried by the late harvest dates; it has b...
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NV Moutard Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée

Medium mousse, with bright apple flavors and a toasted bread yeasty background. Soft citrus flavors, Meyer lemon and Valencia orange peel, appear on the mid-palate and surpass the apple on the finish. This is very pretty wine at a reasonable price, but lacks layers of flavors found in great Champagnes. Drink with stone crabs.