Wine of the Week #1534: n/v Bollinger Champagne Rose
96/100 Points: ““I tasted the new NV rosé at Bollinger last week, based on the 06 and 07 vintages, and it amazed me as it did in the same room a year prior. Gorgeous elegance of rose petals and strawberry hull, beautiful minerality and the utmost poise. How can the bold Bollinger recipe create such delicacy?”
Wine of the Week #1532: 2005 Bollinger Champagne “La Grande Annee”
Bollinger Champagnes are legendary. The name and reputation of this prestigious brand of Champagnes transcends its category and implies a sense of luxury and indulgence virtually incomparable in the world of wine. To accomplish this positioning as a Champagne – a category of wines already a step above the ordinary – is remarkable and is the product of more than its predisposition…
Wine of the Week #1527: n/v Bollinger Champagne “Special Cuvee”
[ n/v Bollinger Champagne “Special Cuvee” ] PRODUCER PROFILE | Champagne Bollinger SHOP NOW | Store Locator — [ Why We Love It: ] Bollinger Champagnes are legendary. The name and reputation of this…
Spot Offer #100: Sparkling Addition to Summer Brunches
Its purchase by Bollinger in 2005 was the beginning of a marked renaissance for Champagne Ayala, highlighted by complete restoration of the winemaking facilities and the arrival of a new staff. Today, the House only employs about 15 people, keeping true to the spirit of its origin as a small artisan family producer.
Wine of the Week #1522: 2002 Bollinger R.D.
The 2002 vintage of Bollinger R.D. is particularly sought-after and collectible, both for it’s remarkable quality as well as for the fact that it marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of this now iconic Champagne. In 1967, many customers and distributors had begun encouraging Madame Bollinger to produce a “reserve” wine as an addition…
Bin-End Offer #57: 2008 Recaredo Brut Reserva Cava
2008 Recaredo Brut Reserva Cava — Why We Love It: For nearly a century, Cava Recaredo has been a leading producer of top quality sparkling wines from Spain’s Penedes region. While many…
Wine & Finger Foods: 12 Sumptuous Crostini & Pintxo Recipes
Whether we’re talking about the delicious pintxos in the celebrated tapas bars of Basque country in northern Spain, or the delightful crostini culture of Italy, small toasts and finger foods…
The Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Wine and Bacon Pairing
The salty, smoky, crispy, crunchy awesomeness of bacon hardly needs help attracting attention these days. Whether it’s alongside eggs at brunch, on sandwiches, with pasta or all by its lonesome self, the fascination, application, appreciation, enthusiasm and love for bacon has reached epic proportions.
Bollinger Voted Most Admired Champagne Brand for the Second Consecutive Year
For the second consecutive year Bollinger has been voted the most admired Champagne brand by more than 200 top international buyers, sommeliers, journalists and masters of wine.
Rave Review: NatalieMacLean.com on n/v Langlois Chateau Cremant de Loire – 92 Points!
WINERY PROFILE | Maison Langlois Chateau “Fresh and crisp on the nose; toasty and dry on the palate. Terrific mouth-watering acidity meets creamy, rich texture. The finish is dry and…