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Bollinger France Special Cuvée Brut Champagne Wine Review

Bollinger France Special Cuvée Brut Champagne

Bollinger France Special Cuvée Brut Champagne

Champagne A.C., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $78.95

Drink: 2015-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Bollinger

Agent: John Hanna & Sons Limited

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This Bollinger France Special Cuvée Brut Champagne was reviewed on March 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

The Bollinger Champagne house was founded in 1829, and now nearly two centuries later they continue to make some of the finest Champagne that's sought all over the world. The Special Cuvée is a great wine for celebrating life's moments, big, small, impromptu, there's always an occasion to enjoy a Bolly. The nose offers the first glimpse of how complex and attractive this wine is with notes of sweet biscuit, delicate orchard fruit, toasted walnut, and hay. The palate mimics the nose with refreshing minerality and baked pastries leading the long creamy and refreshing finish. Enjoy with oysters on the half shell with green apple mignonette sauce. 92 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca

PS: Bollinger is the Champagne of choice of Mr. James Bond...in case you needed another reason to try it!
This the full bottle size of this bubbly. No wonder Bollinger was James Bond's favourite Champagne: it's elegant, suave yet has real power under the hood. Featuring aromas of pencil led, brioche and hazelnut with a long finish. Pair with watching Goldeneye. - Community Wine Reviews

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