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The May 2024 Auction: Part 3

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Auction Ends: 5/16/2024 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #434. Bollinger R.D. 2004

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: France, Champagne.
Score: 98 W&S.
*Champagne of the Year* -"Time has graced this wine, proving the value of Bollinger’s policy of long aging on the lees followed by prompt release after disgorgement. This RD (Recently Disgorged) 2004 is a joyous wine, staunch, cold and powerful at first, transforming to fresh fruit shadowed by darker tones of barrel fermentation. As it opens in the glass, revealing racy energy, a range of floral pear and apple flavors emerge, resonant with a sense of limestone capturing the sun and reflecting it back in pale power. Enjoy this over the course of an evening as its presence shifts, providing varied perspectives on a great Champagne." Wine & Spirits, Dec 2018
Provenance: The Multitude Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $450

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