Bollinger La Grande Anne 2014 1500ml
La Grande Année is the very embodiment of an exceptional, timeless champagne. Artisanal savoir-faire is at the heart of its production. One such artisanal technique is vinification, which takes place in oak barrels that are around 20 years old. This helps the wine develop complex aromas, and, thanks to micro-oxygenation, lends an extraordinary ageing potential.
Eye: Tinted with golden glints that reflect the wine’s maturity and Bollinger vinification techniques.
Nose: A precise and fruity nose with a slight scent of sea-air. Aromas of cherry and lemon mingle with quince and bergamot. Then notes of hazelnut and almond, peach and mirabelle plum complete this wine’s range of aromas.
Palate: The initial sensation is a fine and intense effervescence, followed by a wonderful vinosity, and then balanced with delicate acidity. Its very fine texture and sea-air finish bring excellent length on the palate, accompanied by a delicate minerality and the complex flavours of orchard fruit and citrus. This wine unfurls gradually, revealing its full potential and intensity.
Food Pairing: La Grande Année 2014 is the perfect champagne for gourmet food. To fully appreciate its unique style and aromas, this wine is best served between 8 and 10°C.
ABV: 12.5% / Grape Varieties: 61% Pinot, 39% Chardonnay / Origin: France