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R.D. - 2007


4.50 / 5.0

white sparkling, extra-brut
Champagne AOC, France
On lees
~144 months
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
8500 UAH
not available
Bollinger R.D. 2007

Blend of the 2007 vintage. 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay. 14 crus: 91% Grands crus and 9% Premiers crus.

Exclusive use of the cuvée. Fermentation entirely in oak barrels. Only the very best vintages are elevated to the level of Bollinger R.D.: the 2007 vintage is characterised by remarkable precision and energy.

Maturation: A very long maturation, more than four times longer than required by the appellation, for an infinite array of flavours: a true wine alchemy. Maturation carried out under natural cork.

Recent disgorgement. Bollinger R.D. is released only a few months after it is disgorged. This recent disgorgement guarantees the remarkable freshness of the wine.

Dosage: Very low, Extra Brut, 3 grammes per litre.

— Bollinger


4.50 / 5.0750 ml

Bollinger Dinner #5. One more beauty by Bollinger. Elegant and sophisticated wine. Lots of oil, cider, ginger, brioche, white plum, dried nuts. Very powerful, ready to explode, young and well balanced. Aftertaste is still green. Would love to see how it evolves over time alas I have no bottle to experiment with haha.


Bollinger, a renowned French Champagne house, has been a symbol of luxury sparkling wines since its establishment in 1829 in Aÿ, France. Founded by Hennequin de Villermont, Paul Renaudin, and Jacques Bollinger, it remains one of the few independent Champagne houses, continuously managed by the Bollinger family since 1889. Bollinger's uniqueness lies in its deep roots in the Champagne region, dating back to 1585 with the Hennequin family. This storied history, coupled with their commitment to maintaining family management and independence, sets them apart in an industry increasingly dominated by large conglomerates.

Over the years, Bollinger has built its vineyards at the heart of the finest crus in Champagne. Champagne Bollinger’s 179 hectares of vines are made up of 85% Grand and Premier crus and are farmed by teams of growers across 7 separate vineyards: Aÿ, Avenay, Tauxières, Louvois and Verzenay for pinot noir, around the Montagne de Reims, Cuis for chardonnay on the Côte des Blancs and Champvoisy for meunier in the Vallée de la Marne.

Another of Bollinger’s distinctive features are two plots, the Clos Saint-Jacques and Chaudes Terres, which have never succumbed to phylloxera. These ungrafted vines are entirely tended by hand and reproduced using a form of layering called provignage, thereby providing the means to preserve this extraordinary heritage from which the very exclusive Vieilles Vignes Françaises cuvée is produced.