By purchasing The 2002 R.D. Bollinger you are securing another superb wine in the long line of R.D's. Now celebrating 50 years from when Madame Lily Bollinger first held back her vintage wines to later release them, they have once again delivered the much famed vintage RD. 12% ALC Very low: "Extra Brut", 3 to 4 grams per litre. R.D. stands for R‚cemment D‚gorg‚, recently disgorged: Madame Bollinger created this legendary vintage in 1967, giving the world the opportunity to taste a champagne aged on lees for an exceptionally long time. Her great vision? Enabling knowledgeable wine connoisseurs to share a very special moment, when very recently disgorged wine is as fresh and aromatic as ever.
In any six $379.00
Each $399.00
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Nose:
Aromas of stewed ripe fruit, particularly quince, but also a discreet note of honey.
Palate:
Followed by roasted notes and cocoa, which give way to flavours of star anise and nutmeg. On the palate its a Full-bodied attack. Powerful but well-balanced, with persistent flavour. Mineral finish with touches of lemon revealing a pleasing bitterness.
Varietal Composition:
60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay 23 crus: 71% Grands crus, 29% Premiers crus