Since its foundation in 1829 Champagne Bollinger has been producing great Champagnes with
a powerful, sophisticated and complex style. Champagne Bollinger has a
family history in Champagne of over 180 years and is custodian of a
heritage which has patiently been established during the decades.
A Champagne house with a venerable history and tradition, it is now run
by the great-great grandson of the founder Joseph Bollinger, thus
retaining the family ownership and legacy, and is one of the relatively
few independent, family owned Champagne houses still remaining.
Today, each bottle of Bollinger Champagne is the product of 400 acres of
top Grand Cru and Premier Cru vineyard sites across the best terroirs
of Champagne. Continuity of style is ensured by an incredible collection
of over 600,000 reserve magnums
Aside from making great
champagne, Bollinger is best known for its association with the James
Bond movie franchise, as the favorite bubbly of Britain's most famous
fictional secret agent.
The world's most famous secret agent has
long been associated with
Bollinger Champagne. It made its first appearance in the 1973 007 film
Live and Let Die, and has been featured in every James Bond film since.
Wine lovers like to recite the famous quote "I drink it when I'm happy
and when I'm sad. I trifle with it if I'm not hungry and drink it when I
Bollinger ages their non-vintage wines three years, and the
vintage wines five to eight years. Champagnes are riddled by hand. You
always count on Bollinger Special Cuvee to exude fruit, spice and
nut-like qualities, all topped with a fine mousse that refreshes and
delights the palate. When you want to impress a dinner guest, or offer a