Special Cuvée is the signature of the House of Bollinger, and is the object of the greatest care and attention. It is made from wines from the recent harvest but the majority of the blend is made up from reserve wines from previous years. It is a great wine and embodies all the unique processes that are practised at the house of Bollinger to ensures wines are mades of the highest quality.
Grape Variety: 60% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay, 15% Meunier. Over 85% Grands and Premiers crus.
Characteristics: A beautiful aromatic complexity; ripe fruit and spicy aromas; hints of roasted apples, apple compote and peaches. On the palate: A subtle combination of structure, length and vivacity; bubbles like velvet; pear, brioche and spicy aromas, notes of fresh walnut.
Food Pairing: Any seafood especially sushi and sashimi. Shrimp, prawn, crayfish, grilled lobster. Poultry and white meat. Parmesan, good cured ham.