Bollinger   Vieilles Vignes Francaises

1992 Vieilles Vignes Francaises

By Bollinger

1992 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger

The act of revisiting a vintage such as the 1992 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger is sure to stimulate the senses anew. It feels like greeting an old friend, familiar yet exciting, presenting timeless complexities that only time can weave. Specifically, the ’92 Vieilles Vignes Francaises holds an esteemed position in the lineage of Bollinger’s renowned craftsmanship.

 

An Extraordinary Vintage Emerges

There are many vintages, but few stand out against the backdrop with such charisma and distinction as the 1992. The year was graced with a moderate climate with timely rainfall just before and after harvest. This nurtured a crop promising balance and longevity. The resulting wine reflects this climatic bounty and stands proudly amongst its kin in any comprehensive portfolio of fine wine investments.

 

Tasting Notes and Divine Surprises

The 1992 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger is clothed in a rich golden hue with seductively delicate bubbles. On the nose, it conveys an opulent array of ripened white fruit, interlaced with lean toasty notes highlighting Bollinger's signature baroque nature. The palate further underscores its sapphire clarity, bountifully enriched by beautifully generous Pinot Noir exuberant with age.

The minerality on this wine hints of crushed seashells interwoven with endearing notes of brioche and vanilla. Though mature, there is still undeniable freshness — a testament to the quality and nobility of these old vines from which it originates.

 

Distinct Qualities Define This Vintage

The powerful capacity for ageing has uniquely distinguished the '92 Vieilles Vignes Françaises among all other vintages. It is a year defined by ultimate balance combined with substantial complexity; a convergence resulting in a wine that invites not just tasting but intimate understanding.

From the first sip to contemplating its lingering finish, it's clear why this vintage will forever be etched in the annals of wine royalty. With superior ageing ability and inherent investment value, securing a bottle or two for your collection won't just augment your cellar—it may well become its crown jewel.

Market price (CAD)

$31,690.00

12x75cl

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