Golden with subtle highlights. aromas of stewed ripe fruit, particularly quince, but also a discreet note of honey. These are followed by roasted notes and cocoa, which give way to flavours of star anise and nutmeg. full-bodied attack. Powerful but well-balanced, with persistent flavour. Mineral finish with touches of lemon revealing a pleasing bitterness.
Bollinger R.D. is one of the true treasures of Champagne. R.D. stands for Recently Disgorged. R.D. spends eight years on its lees, and like the Grand Ann_e it is aged under cork, not crown seal. It is a wine of earth moving complexity and astronomical depth of flavour.
60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay
bronze tones combined with the intense depth of a great red wine. the nobility of red berries: hints of red currant, cherry and wild strawberry ; a spicy touch, not unlike Special Cuví©e. a subtle combination of structure, length and vivacity, with a tannic finish due to the adjunction of red wine ; bubbles as fine as velvet ; flavours of wild berries.
Pale, with a delicate pink hue. Charming, generous and open. Reveals aromas of red berries (strawberries, raspberries) and vine peaches. Light yet expressive. Shows great freshness, due to the high proportion of chardonnay in the blend. Notes of red gooseberries and raspberries, with a lengthy and voluptuous finish.
It is a fresh, youthful wine, with a bright straw yellow color and greenish reflections. On the nose it is reminiscent of the floral aromas of peach and acacia blossom as well as the fruity hints of Rennet apples and pineapple. It is well-balanced on the palate, with moderate acidity but elegantly rounded fruit. When poured, one notes a gentle, persistent foam, followed by a fine perlage that lifts the wine’s intense aromas and covers the tongue and palate with inviting taste sensations.
A golden colour, distinctive of black grape varieties ; very fine bubbles. a beautiful aromatic complexity ; ripe fruit and spicy aromas ; hints of roasted apples, apple compote and peaches. a subtle combination of structure, length and vivacity ; bubbles like velvet ; pear, brioche and spicy aromas, notes of fresh walnut.