Bollinger La Grande Annee Rose 2004

$219.99

 

This is Madame Bollinger’s ultimate gift, the result of rare conditions: a blend between a great champagne and one of the very best red wines of the Champagne region, both from the same vintage.

The blend is 68% Pinot Noir, 32% Chardonnay. 89% from Grands crus, 11% Premiers Crus. 5% red Côte aux Enfants wine

 

THE VINTAGE

At Bollinger, only very high quality harvests become vintage: vintage 2004 gives us beautifully wine-like champagne, with pleasant hints of a great Pinot Noir

 

TASTING NOTES

To the eye: Salmon colored with orange hues

To the nose: Red currant and almonds aromas followed by spicy and grilled notes. Flavors of great Burgundy Pinot Noirs

To the palate: Surprisingly wine-like but also very lively. Aromas of cherries, or kirsch, and toasted bread

 

PAIRING

Duck breast, quail, pigeon or guinea fowl

Venison sauce Grand Veneur

Exotic or oriental cuisine

Rhubarb and red berry crumble

La Grande Annee Rose 2004 enhances and complements perfectly the subtlest gourmet experiences. This powerful and complex champagne is perfect for a romantic dinner, adding a touch of infinite seduction.

 

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