Bollinger, Champagne, La Grande Annee, Brut 2000 The nose is nutty, featuring dried fruits, oranges with brown spices and a note of mushrooms sauteed in butter. In the mouth this vintage is elegant, with subtle orange and apple flavors, and long, lingering acidity.
The grapes for this vintage are 63% Pinot Noir and 37% Chardonnay sourced from 76% grand crus and 24% premier crus.
Primary fermentation took place in small French oak barrels. In the cellar, the wines rest for at least 5 years after the secondary fermenation. Produced in Ay, NM-121-001, 12% purchased some time ago for $102 at Bottle Barn Bollinger