Bollinger R.D. will enhance all great gastronomic moments. R.D. 2004 marries perfectly with the most re ned dishes, such as pigeon cooked pink or roasted scallops. The intensity of the wine makes it the perfect partner for an aged Gruyère or Comté.
To the eye: Bright and deep gold.
To the nose: Abundant stewed and candied fruits, accompanied by touches of sweet spice. With time, notes of mirabelle and preserved orange unfold in the glass.
On the palate: A grand generosity. Intense cooked fruit and tarte tatin flavours express themselves in a mouth that is full and harmonious.
Blend of the 2004 vintage: 66% Pinot Noir, 34% Chardonnay.
16 crus: 88% Grands crus and 12% Premiers crus.
Exclusive use of the cuvée. Fermentation entirely in oak barrels.
Only the very best vintages are elevated to the level of Bollinger R.D.: with time, 2004 revealed a beautiful aromatic potential and an extraordinary brilliance.
Maturation: A very long maturation, more than four times longer than required by the appellation, for an in nite array of flavours: a true wine alchemy. Maturation carried out under natural cork.
Recent disgorgement: Bollinger R.D. is released only a few months after it is disgorged. This recent disgorgement guarantees the remarkable freshness of the wine.
Dosage: Very low. “Extra Brut”, 3 grams per litre.