Bollinger Brut Special Cuvee 2002
(Past tasting 3 Apr 2014) Fine beads. Melony nose. Savoury!
External Reviews for Bollinger Brut Special Cuvee
Exudes honey, with richness and a supple texture. Peach, biscuit, and dried orange peel notes add complexity, and the wine glides to a long, lingering aftertaste of honey and brioche.
A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. 2002 Bollinger Grande Annee Rose 750ml
The 2002 Brut La Grande Annee is marvelous. The 2002 is an understated Grande Annee that caresses the palate with layers of effortless, weightless fruit. The mousse is exceptionally fine, which adds to the impression of total elegance. This is a relatively bright, floral Grande Annee with plenty of aromatic lift, inner perfume and no sense of heaviness at all. A rich, creamy finish adds the final note of complexity and pedigree. The 2002 is 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay, 71% from Grand Cru villages and 29% from Premier Crus. Disgorged February 2011. Anticipated maturity: 2012–2022.
Light gold. Ripe pear and honey on the explosively perfumed nose, with sexy floral and marzipan nuances expanding with air. Fat, full and palate-coating, boasting impressive power and thrust. Shows an intriguing blend of richness and energy and finishes long, with smoky and spicy nuances.
This rosé Champagne shows precision, balance and seamless integration, boasting juicy fruit flavors of ripe black cherry, pomegranate and cassis that mix with violet, spice, almond and candied citrus peel notes. Fresh and vibrant, with a long, lightl... Wine Spectator. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. 2002 Bollinger Grande Annee Rose 750ml
Bollinger only releases vintage champagne in great years, thus the denomination Grande Année. On average 95% of the grapes come from Premier and Grands Crus villages. The wines are individually fermented in oak casks before blending and aged for a minimum of five years in the cellar under cork. Blend: 65% Pinot Noir and 35% Chardonnay.