This 12% alcohol Cuvee Love Flowers 1999 Philippe Prie Champagne scored 18 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale.

At 16 years old, it matured into a toasty, creamy full-bodied bubbly, ideal to start a meal and even pair with the opening courses.It has a very fine mousse and is a wine for celebrations beauty and truth.

Costing about $80, it was a favorite of Archie Mazzoli, who had a British taste for older Champagne. In vino veritas.


A balanced blendIts delicate nose of apricot and dried fruits,under the toast, makes it a great food Champagne. of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir.