The name of Royal Reserve goes back to the ancestors of the Philipponnat family, vineyard owners, wine-merchants and winemakers, suppliers to Louis XIV, magistrates and Royal Mayors of Ay.
The essential characteristics of the Mareuil-sur-Ay terroir, where mainly Pinot Noir grapes are grown, are predominant in this cuvee. It offers a superb balance between structure, vinosity and a long finish.
The first nose reveals vine blossom, linden and fresh, lightly toasted bread. After breathing, aromas of summer berries, citrus fruit and honey develop
Fine vinous attack on the palate, fruity (redcurrant, raspberry, ripe grape) and fullbodied, generous and long. Light notes of biscuit and freshly baked bread on the finish