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Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Francaises 2013

Label
RegionChampagne
SubregionChampagne
ColourWhite
TypeSparkling

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Champagne2013Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Francaises NewBT0 \ 6616,800.001295 AG61866.666666666795.0095.00Bollinger V.V.F.0.7530
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Tasting Notes

The 2013 Vieilles Vignes Francaises is a powerhouse. Deep in color, the 2013 is rich and ample in feel. Apricot, spice, orange jam, cedar, dried herbs, ginger, honey and leather all meld together in a VVF that is decidedly opulent and vinous, despite the cool season and harvest that took place on September 27, late by present-day standards. Sadly, production has decreased steadily since 2008. Accumulated drought has been a challenge. Those conditions are, of course, amplified by the walls of the clos in these two parcels and the naturally warm climate of Aÿ. I find the 2013 decidedly exotic and a bit on the heavy side. Those lucky enough to own it will experience one of the most distinctive wines in all of Champagne. Production was less than 1,000 bottles. 2022-2038

95
Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, March 2022
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