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News Thursday 22, December

Bollinger R.D. 2002 ranked first in recent blind testing champagne vintage 2002, Jancis Robinson gave exceptional score 19/20

Bollinger R.D. 2002 continues to prove itself as one of the best champagne while continuously received exceptional score in a recent blind tasting of 15 prestige champagnes from the great 2002 vintage. Bollinger R.D. 2002 ranked first in the final list established by all tasters, with Jancis Robinson gave the exceptional score of 19/20:

● Bollinger, RD Extra Brut 2002 Champagne: 
Disgorged October 2014. RS 4 g/l. 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. From Bollinger's UK agent Mentzendorff.

"Tasted blind. Dark gold. Mushrooms (a mature Bollinger trademark), savour and density with a dry finish. Definitely Bollinger RD. Some refinement too. Reminds me a little of a fine sake – umami? 19"

The 15 wines we tasted included the crème de la crème of champagnes, with such stars of the firmament as Salon, Krug, Dom Pérignon and Cristal, not to mention Bollinger RD, Taittinger Comtes de Champagne, Dom Ruinart, Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill, Gosset Celebris, Philipponnat Clos des Goisses, Perrier Jouët Belle Epoque, Lanson Noble Cuvée and Pommery Cuvée Louise.

Affirmed in Financial Times' article, Jancis Robinson also said that the 2002 vintage is one of the most remarkable years of champagne. And Bollinger R.D. is definitely one of them.

Tan Khoa is the exclusive distributor of Champagne Bollinger in Vietnam.

Financial Times' article link (subscription required):https://www.ft.com/content/c9295294-b74f-11e6-ba85-95d1533d9a62 Jancis Robinson's article link: