Technical sheet · 1997 Bollinger R.D.
- Type Of Wine:
- sparkling wine
- 1997 Other vintages
- 75 cl Other volumes
- Contains Sulfites
- Alcohol Vol.:
- Type Of Sparkling:
- Extra Brut
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Description · Bollinger
1997 Bollinger R.D. (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir)
Bollinger RD 1997 (Pinot Noir 62% Chardonnay 38%)
The term RD refers to the practice of recent disgorgement; this wine is essentially La Grande Année, but with the wine left on the lees for an extended period of time, in the case of this bottle more than 10 years as it was disgorged in early 2009. The dosage is lower than for Grande Année, so the finished product is drier. This wine has one of the finest beads I have ever seen, and it has a very fine nose, full and ripe, aromatic and yet full of youthful, fresh, zesty character. It has a very pure and gentle style, fresh and elegant, certainly vivacious and polished. And yet behind this sheen of youthfulness there is a very bold and rather tertiary character. Overall, brilliantly fresh yet also subtly mature. Lovely wine
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Posted on 18/06/17 at 04.41
Contents: 0, 75 l
Wine particular, the initials on the label means "recently mouthed" is processed only in exceptional vintages, the blend is composed by wines from the 75% from Grands Crus and Premiers Crus by 25%. Of a beautiful crystal clear...
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