TAG ARCHIVES: Vintage Champagne

L&S Festive Favourites – What The Team Is Drinking This Christmas

By on 13/12/2018

Everyone likes to indulge in a special bottle or three over Christmas and the L&S team is no different. We've all squirrelled away something to savour and share with (appreciative!) friends and family.    L&S Top Brass   Charles Lea: I'm rather hoping to get a chance to raid the better end of my brother-in-law's cellar - the 2002 Vieux Château Certan was particularly memorable last time.

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Champagne Bollinger RD 2002

2002 BOLLINGER RD – ‘Grown Up’ Champagne

By on 27/03/2014

This is serious stuff. As it hits the glass there is a huge mousse, you can sense the wine and the bubbles, bursting to get out of the bottle after nearly 12 years in the cellar. This soon subsides into a very gentle, beading bubble. Fresh, driven and powerfully mineral – tasting young, despite its fabulous age this will no doubt settle down in 6 months or so to be a wonderful, intense yet balanced Champagne.

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