The Manual included Champagne Bollinger in a roundup of the best champagnes to ring in the New Year with. More pointedly, the writer suggests “dropkicking 2020 into a remote ditch ought to involve some of the best Champagne money can buy.”
The high scoring Bollinger La Grande Année 2012 is selected for its rich complexity, and that it is “great beside fellow luxury items like fresh oysters or lobster. You’ll love its jovial character and lasting finish.” Read the full story and recommendations 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.