White - Sparkling

N.V. Philippe Gonet Champagne Brut Réserve

Champagne Blend

  • France
  • Champagne
Drink between 2014 - 2019 (Edit)
CT90 50 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 36

  • The Drunken Cyclist Likes this wine: 93 points

    July 3, 2021 - Retail $50. 60% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay, 10% Meunier. It has been almost a year since I last popped a cork of this wine and while the tasting notes remain similar, I think this has improved over the last 12 months. This bottle seems both yeastier and creamier than I remember, which are both positives, for sure. Add to that the rich tree fruit, fervent sparkle, and slightly oxidized aspect, yeah. Whoa.

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  • Tabergman Likes this wine: 91 points

    February 5, 2021 - Very nice, fruity, fine mousse. Seems to have a little more dosage than typical brut. Not at all sweet, just body and fruit.

  • hermitkingdom wrote: 88 points

    January 2, 2021 - Light yeasty and mildly citric nose. Some brioche and red berries (mostly PN in blend) on the palate, along with med. - acidity. Medium length finish. Simplistic, especially on day 1. Gained a bit of complexity on day 2. Rating reflects good QPR.

  • tward Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 12, 2020 - Really pleasantly surprised by this one. No notes as consumed outdoors casually. Fresh apple, some lemon, some bake apple. Fresh with a nice finish too.

    Solid deal from a $60 K&L 2-pack last year that included 2017 Frederic Esmonin Gevrey-Chambertin Clos Prieur (which has CT Ave. $34)

  • Ticker tape guy Likes this wine: 91 points

    December 6, 2020 - lots of bubbles good mouth feel salinity yeast hint of lemon..a really nice bubbly

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  • By Jancis Robinson
    4/12/2019 (link)

    (NV Philippe Gonet, Réserve Brut Champagne White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    Dec-13, IWC Issue #10167, 12/1/2013 (link)

    (NV Philippe Gonet Brut Reserve) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2012, Issue #40, The Annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Report

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  • By Richard Jennings
    10/23/2010 (link) 90 points

    (NV Philippe Gonet Champagne Brut Réserve) Light yellow color; green apple, oak nose; tart green apple, mineral palate; medium-plus finish 90+ pts.

  • By Richard Jennings
    12/20/2009 (link) 91 points

    (NV Philippe Gonet Champagne Brut Réserve) Tart apple, citrus nose; creamy textured tart apple, lime, mineral palate; medium finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    10/18/2009 (link) 90 points

    (NV Philippe Gonet Champagne Brut Réserve) Light peach yellow color; creamy apple, white peach nose; tasty, tart apple, peach, Asian pear, mineral palate; medium finish (60% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Meunier)

  • By Richard Jennings
    5/31/2008 (link) 91 points

    (NV Philippe Gonet Champagne Brut Réserve) Tart stone fruit palate with good acidity; medium finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Philippe Gonet
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Brut Réserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne

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  • In Cellars 156 (32%)
  • Consumed 330 (68%)

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