Champagne La Grande Année Brut Flaschengärung 2014


Champagne La Grande Année Brut Flaschengärung 2014

voll & rund
frische Säure
Pinot Noir 65%, Chardonnay 35%
12,0% Vol.
Trinkreife: 2026–2056
Verpackt in: 6er
Lobenberg: 95–97/100
Galloni: 98/100
Wine Spectator: 97/100
Parker: 95/100
Frankreich, Champagne
Allergene: Sulfite, Abfüllerinformation

Heiner Lobenberg über:
Champagne La Grande Année Brut Flaschengärung 2014


Lobenberg: Grande Année ist der Jahrgangs-Champagner Bollingers. Wie immer ein ordentlicher Qualitätssprung zur Special Cuvée. 2014 war für die Champagne und das Burgund ein Top-Jahr mit toller Frische. Dennoch stets ein weiniger, beeindruckender, reicher Champagner mit geradezu dekadenter Fülle, der trotzdem ungemeinen Trinkfluss besitzt. Voll gelber Früchte, milde Zitrusfrucht, Gewürze, auch etwas Lebkuchen, viel Aprikosenkonfitüre und rauchige Komponenten. Erzeugt Druck am Gaumen. Ein nobler Vertreter. Hat alles, was man sich unter einem großen Champagner vorstellt! 95-97/100


Galloni über: Champagne La Grande Année Brut Flaschengärung

-- Galloni: The 2014 La Grande Année is stunning. In fact, it is one of the best recent editions I can remember tasting. What comes through most is the wine’s sizzling energy and tension, qualities that aren’t often associated with Bollinger, where the Champagnes tend to show more breadth and volume. In 2014, readers will find a Grande Année built on linear intensity and drive.The 2014 is a blend taken from 19 villages, 61% Pinot Noir and 39% Chardonnay instead of the more typical 70/30 mix. For the second time in two decades (the first was 2007), Verzenay takes the lead in the Pinots over Aÿ, more or less an inverse from the norm. Verzenay, a north-facing village in the Montagne de Reims that saw less rain than Aÿ and most of the Vallée de la Marne, yields Pinots of energy more than volume. That, married with Chardonnays mostly from the Côtes des Blancs (predominantly Chouilly, Vertus, Oiry and Cramant), results in a truly magical Grande Année that will delight Champagne fans for several decades. I can’t recommend the 2014 highly enough. It’s a total knock-out. Disgorged: April, 2021. Dosage: 8 grams per liter. 98/100


Wine Spectator über: Champagne La Grande Année Brut Flaschengärung

-- Wine Spectator: Racy acidity drives this mouthwatering Champagne, enlivening the rich panoply of flavors. Features a fine and creamy mousse that's still a lively springboard for aromas and flavors of crème de cassis, glazed tangerine, roasted hazelnut, ground coffee, pickled ginger and white blossoms. Long and satiny, with minerally salt and chalk notes gaining momentum on the lasting finish. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Disgorged July 2021. Drink now through 2037. 97/100


Parker über: Champagne La Grande Année Brut Flaschengärung

-- Parker: Offering up complex aromas of crisp yellow orchard fruit, confit citrus, frangipane, walnuts, dried white flowers and subtle hints of iodine, Bollinger's 2014 Brut La Grande Année is medium to full-bodied, pillowy and vinous, with an elegantly fleshy core of fruit that's underpinned by racy acids and complemented by a pretty pinpoint mousse. Concluding with a long, chalky finish, this is a charming but precise Grande Année that's more giving and demonstrative than its immediate predecessor, the 2012, but which attains a very similar level of quality in a more challenging vintage—testimony to the serious viticulture that underpins Bollinger's contemporary excellence. 95/100

Mein Winzer


Champagne Bollinger aus Aÿ befindet sich wie nur wenige Champagner-Erzeuger im Familienbesitz. Der unverkennbare Stil von Champagner Bollinger beruht im Prinzip auf fünf Säulen.