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Bollinger La Grande Année 2002

Bollinger La Grande Année 2002 is a recent award winning brut champagne made from a combination of grand crus and premier crus grapes. This is a fresh clean champagne with nice acidity. Bollinger La Grande Année 2002 ratings are provided along with more details about this vintage champagne.

Bollinger La Grande Année 2002
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 94 09/06/12   Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast na na   (750 ml bottle) $130
Wine Spectator 94 11/30/11    

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Light golden yellow. Exceptional mousse. Very fine aggressive bead.
Aroma/bouquet: Brioche/nice yeasty component, peach and apple notes.
Palate: Brioche, baked apple, lemon zest and sweet lemon leading to refreshing acidity. Creamy and rich.
Additional comments: Exceptional qualities. It will only get better with age. Let it open up. Long finish.
When to drink: Bollinger La Grande Année 2002 Champagne is ready to drink now through 2024.

La Grande Année 2002 Details

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Label: Bollinger La Grande Année 2002
Champagne Bollinger
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: na
Prestige cuvée: No
Vineyards: 71% Grand Crus and 29% Premier Crus
Grapes: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 12%

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Bollinger La Grande Année 2002

Bollinger uses the méthode champenoise for their champagne production. La Grande Année 2002 is composed of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay with 71% from grand crus and 29% from premier crus. It was aged on lees for a mimimum of 6 years. This bottle was disgorged Feb. 2011. Bollinger vinifies and ages all vintage cuvées in barrels.

Award Organization
Award Year
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Bronze
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