The House of Bollinger was founded in the village of Ay in the Vallee de La Marne in 1829. This is one of the key centres of excellence in Champagne production, with 100% Grands Crus Vineyards surrounding the property.
Jacques Bollinger took over the family firm in 1918 from his father George, it was Jacques' marriage to Emily Law de Lauriston Bourbers known as "Lilly" which pushed the Bollinger brand onto new heights as she was a great ambassador, travelling the world tirelessly to promote the great wines. She famously said...
"I drink it when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise, I never touch it..unless I’m thirsty."
Nice deep golden hue, the nose is impressively deep, with hints of baked apple, brioche and honeyed tones, the fruit on the palate is cool round and dominant, with a meaty character, with white pepper on the back, the mousse is tantalising. This is an exciting wine, drinking very well already, lovely weight every sip takes it higher, delicious Pinot dominated Champagne.
Our nationwide door to door deliveries are processed by leading specialists in the transportation of quality wines and spirits. We aim to keep things as simple as possible and have opted for a flat consignment charge of £5 +VAT to mainland UK destinations. We are able to facilitate morning deliveries(before 10am & Midday) and Saturday deliveries for an extra charge, please contact us and we will see what can be done.
NB Deliveries to the Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly will incur delivery surcharges.
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|0.01KG - 250.00KG||£5|
|Larger Weight||Please Call +44 1384 394518|
As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.
In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.
|Cases||Cost c/s per year|
Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.