Bollinger La Grande Année 2012 BrutRegular price €114,54
Blend of the 2012 vintage: 65% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay. 21 crus: Mainly Aÿ and Verzenay for the Pinot Noir, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger and Oiry for the Chardonnay. Fermented entirely in barrels. At Bollinger, only very high quality harvests become a vintage: the exceptional 2012 vintage led to Bollinger creating expressive wines that were simultaneously full, fresh and complex.
Maturation: Sealed with a natural cork and cellar aged for more than twice the time required by the appellation.
Dosage: Moderate, 8 grammes per litre
Sensations: To the eye Its delicate colour and golden reflections are a sign of the wine’s maturity and Bollinger’s wine-making methods To the nose Full and expressive. Apricot, almond and hazelnut, followed by notes of honey and cereals intertwining in a symphony of aromas. On the palate Exceptional texture and structure. Dense, silky with a long finish. Fresh and full with a delicious refined finish.
Pairings: Scallops with sorrel and vanilla. Grilled oyster, smoked butter and sea purslane. Hen of the woods mushroom, potato emulsion and truffle.