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Bollinger Champagne Blend Champagne Special Cuvée Brut 1999

Winemaker's Notes:

[We're pretty sure that, were he around today, he might well have a magnum of this beauty in the fridge just in case of, how should we say, an emergency.]"Disgorged January 2011. Intense, taut and full flavored, with complex toasty notes and bright citrus freshness. There’s also fine acidity, and notes of ripe apple, as well as some nectarine richness. Overall, though, this is a powerful wine with savory bite, and the potential for further development. *Wonderful stuff*.Edited from wineanorak.com

Bollinger:
The Bollinger vineyard covers 164 hectares, most of which are classified Grand or Premier cru. Pinot Noir predominates, a demanding grape variety with an intense character which forms the backbone of the Bollinger style. Continuity of style is ensured by an exceptional collection of over 600,000 reserve magnums, making Bollinger the only champagne House with such a wide and precise palette of... Read more
The Bollinger vineyard covers 164 hectares, most of which are classified Grand or Premier cru. Pinot Noir predominates, a demanding grape variety with an intense character which forms the backbone of the Bollinger style. Continuity of style is ensured by an exceptional collection of over 600,000 reserve magnums, making Bollinger the only champagne House with such a wide and precise palette of aromas for their blends.   As a guarantee of supreme quality, the best crus are vinified in wood thanks to a stock of 3,000 small, aged casks. The House lets its wines mature for twice as long as the appellation requirement. This is not out of vanity, but because a great wine needs the luxury of time to develop its full character. Read less

[We're pretty sure that, were he around today, he might well have a magnum of this beauty in the fridge just in case of, how should we say, an emergency.]"Disgorged January 2011. Intense, taut and full flavored, with complex toasty notes and bright citrus freshness. There’s also fine acidity, and notes of ripe apple, as well as some nectarine richness. Overall, though, this is a powerful wine with savory bite, and the potential for further development. *Wonderful stuff*.Edited from wineanorak.com

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