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Bollinger France Special Cuvee Champagne Wine Review

Bollinger France Special Cuvee Champagne

Bollinger France Special Cuvee Champagne

Champagne A.C., France

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $42.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Bollinger

Agent: John Hanna & Sons Limited

Natalie's Score: 94/100

This is the convenient half bottle size (375 ml) which is ideal when you'd like to begin a meal with a glass and half each to toast. A robust and complex Champagne from one of the region's top producers. Bollinger always delivers and this special cuvee is no exception. Aromas of freshly baked bread, lemon zest and toasted almond. No wonder this was the favourite of James Bond before product placement took over the franchise. Pair with oysters.

Champagne food pairings: grilled salmon, curry dishes, pulled pork sammies.

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This Bollinger France Special Cuvee Champagne was reviewed on November 26, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Holy yum! James Bond has exquisite taste.... and so do I ;)

This is one my favourite Champagnes and I'll tell you why. When thousands of Bollinger's tiny bubbles hit me I get attractive notes of freshly baked brioche, baked apple, lemon curd and toasted almonds. The palate is rich and creamy, and incredibly delicious. Pair your someone special. Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Fragrant brioche, honey, and delicate lemon delight your nose and palate. Extra-dry, lightly kisses the mouth, very fine persistent mousse. Pair with romance.
Tasted Nov. 2016
Malcolm Lamont - WSET Adv, CSW rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A Classic style from this top producer.

Medium lemon in colour. Very Yummy autolytic characteristics (yeast, bread, brioche), citrus, and green apple. Minerally on the palate, with lemon, lemon peel, toast and bread notes.

Tasted Dec 2016
Bollinger thinks of everything. This Special Cuvee in 375 ml format is perfect for a toast for two. Bolinger is one of the best known producers of Champagne. Definitely pair with oysters. - Community Wine Reviews
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