Bollinger   Vieilles Vignes Francaises

1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises

By Bollinger

1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger

This intimate panorama of the wine world begins in the retro year of 1997, a year that proffered a distinctive vintage delight - the 1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger. A beacon that illuminates the integrity of Bollinger’s master craftsmanship, this vintage embodies an irresistible combination of tradition and innovation.

 

Meticulous Vineyard Care Yields Excellent Vintage

1997 was marked by relatively mild climate conditions that led to an early bud break and subsequent progress of vegetative cycle. Through these climate intricacies and Bollinger's meticulous vineyard care, the Vieilles Vignes Francaises grapes thrived, offering up an unmatched expression of their terroir.

 

The Distinguished Taste of 1997

The 1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger is a harmonious juxtaposition of strength and delicacy. As it fires onto the palate, it discloses its complex narrative with robust initial flavors followed by softer undertones. Vibrant expressions of apricots, zest lines, toffee, and warmly spiced bread signal an unmistakable audacity before succumbing to a delicate echo of citrusy elegance.

 

A Classic Clincher for Wine Investors

A glass glistening with this golden liquid symbolizes much more than its radiant beauty. For discerning wine investors, the 1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger is not just a tale to be tasted, but a compelling investment narrative. It has steadily accrued value, demonstrating a resilience that echoes its bold personality.

 

1997 vs The Clan

A discussion surrounding this unique vintage would be incomplete without nodding towards its stellar sisters. While every Bollinger vintage resonates with its distinct song, the 1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises strikes a chord extraordinaire. Complexity and richness converge here with grandeur rarely attained elsewhere in this eminent lineage. This symphony of flavors makes the 1997 release stand a notch above its clan.

As we raise our glasses in silent commendation to this remarkable vintage, we are drinking not just history but distilled artistry - a beguiling tapestry woven from lessons learnt across years and barrels and vineyards. The 1997 Vieilles Vignes Francaises from Bollinger is indubitably an investment triumph to be savored with every sip.

Market price (CAD)

$32,850.00

12x75cl

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