Forbes contributor Brian Freedman highlights several of his top Champagne picks to toast the New Year with. Importantly, he notes that he does not reserve Champagne for celebrations and enjoys it year round, which we wholeheartedly agree with. Within the article, he highlights that Champagne Bollinger La Grande Année 2008 is one of the top champagnes he had the opportunity to taste this year. Read the full article, HERE
La Grande Année: The Great Year. This Champagne is the embodiment of everything that makes Bollinger the producer that stands apart in Champagne. La Grande Année, or LGA, preserves the traditions of the past and symbolizes the word "hand-crafted" so strongly that an overused word suddenly becomes the only appropriate definition.
Bollinger is one of the rare Grande Marques that’s still family owned. Known for its rich, elegant and polished style of Champagne, their outstanding wines are the result of rigorous attention to detail and incredibly labor-intensive practices that few houses are willing to undertake. Underscoring its excellence, Bollinger has remained British secret agent James Bond's Champagne of choice since 1973.