As Mother’s Day fast approaches, Forbes has outlined their top recommendations for champagnes to gift the most important women in readers’ lives. Columnist Molly Todd divided the story up in different categories, featuring Champagne Bollinger La Grande Année 2008 as a fantastic choice, underscoring the late Madame Lily Bollinger’s role in the House as well. She elaborates on the wine as having “a delicious nutty aroma with notes of golden apples drizzled with honey that become full on the palate with a creamy mousse and complex spicy notes on the finish.” Read the full story HERE
La Grande Année: The Great Year. This Champagne is the embodiment of everything that makes Bollinger the producer that stands apart in Champagne. La Grande Année, or LGA, preserves the traditions of the past and symbolizes the word "hand-crafted" so strongly that an overused word suddenly becomes the only appropriate definition.
Bollinger is one of the rare Grande Marques that’s still family owned. Known for its rich, elegant and polished style of Champagne, their outstanding wines are the result of rigorous attention to detail and incredibly labor-intensive practices that few houses are willing to undertake. Underscoring its excellence, Bollinger has remained British secret agent James Bond's Champagne of choice since 1973.