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Exploring the Thoughtful Technique Behind Champagne Bollinger

September 23, 2019

Journalist Evan Malachosky of Cool Hunting published a detailed story recapping his harvest experience at Champagne Bollinger.  The article, Exploring the Thoughtful Technique Behind Champagne Bollinger, is a beautiful homage to the house, capturing the true essence of what makes Bollinger stand out. He outlines in detail how Bollinger emphasizes craftsmanship in every facet of its production – from the vineyards where they own more than 60% of their grapes, into the cellars (hand-riddling and disgorgement) and even with actual bottling. Bollinger continues to do many things the traditional way and by hand to ensure quality is never compromised, remaining the only maison with an in-house cooper, for example. It is worth reading this story to learn more about their remarkable efforts, and the overall philosophy shared by 6th generation Bollinger family member Cyril Delarue that “if it’s good for the wine, we do it.” As it relates to the wines themselves, he notes the style of Bollinger “ boasts a richness, a silky creaminess and textural and palatable differences that can be directly attributed to their choices during production.” Read the full story and view the incredible gallery of images HERE .

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