Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs
This Champagne is a triumphant blend of force & elegance that displays an eternal youth that it derives from the greatest Chardonnay´s of Reims.
Although it is still young, this vintage of Cristal promises great things. There’s an impressive balance between ripe fruit and crisp acidity, rich and food friendly, but also a fine apéritif. Apricot and grapefruit flavors are round and rich, but with considerable minerality as well.
The Mortitx vineyard is located in the “Sierra de Tramuntana”, 390m above sea-level offering its own Micro-climate which gives their wines unique expression of the terrain in which they grow. Pink Salmon colour, aromas reminiscent of white flowers and fruits, such as peaches and apricots. Fresh, complex, very good taste and well balanced.
This is one of the last remaining independent Champagne houses which has been family managed since 1889. The house apparently holds Cru Classe wines in Magnum bottles to age for ten to fifteen years which are blended into the Special Cuvée. Champagne Bollinger is featured in almost every Bond movie since Live And Let Die in 1973.
A beautifully gold straw yellow hue, fine bubbles, a bouquet of floral & fruity aromas, ripe & thirst – quenching on the palate, with a superb taste of brioche. Delicate toasty aroma. Creamy, beautifully balanced with a dry finish. A Champagne that has always been surrounded by Politicians & Royalty.
The flavour is dry, exceptionally elegant and pleasing with an aristocratic background of jam and incense that is particularly persistent. It has body yet is wrapped in a silky texture and exceptional energy. This wine gives Champagne a run for its money!!