Bollinger La Côte Aux Enfants 2013

Bollinger (Coteaux Champenois)


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Bollinger is the maker of this Bollinger La Côte Aux Enfants 2013 (£89.52), a red wine from Coteaux Champenois made of chardonnay and pinot noir of 2013 and has an alcoholic strength of 12%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: robert parker: 97 and wine spectator: 96.

Technical sheet · Bollinger La Côte Aux Enfants

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2013 Other vintages
Appellation:Coteaux Champenois (Champagne,France)
Winery: Bollinger
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP97WS96
Grapes: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Type Of Sparkling: Brut
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Description · Bollinger

Bollinger La Côte Aux Enfants 2013 (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay)

Large Annee 1976 Bollinger vintage is done. and in 2004, "the" great year ... A name of the apparent simplicity, to better illustrate its special status: as only the truly extraordinary years have the privilege of being among the Bollinger vintage.


Bollinger is a great wine, much more than a great champagne. So here it starts through the vineyards and the demand for the best with regard to the selection of the cru. With 163 acres, Bollinger operates more than 60% of the vineyard you need, a wholly exceptional situation in champagne, which...

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Posted on at 13.51


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Posted on at 10.59

4 /5

Bollinger la Cote Aux Enfants Ay Grand Cru 2013

- Limited Stocks.
- An intense ruby colour.
- On the nose, notes of liquorice, morello cherries and elderflower jam which develop toward hints
of cocoa.
- Bursts of fruitiness on the palate with a rich mouth feel with a beautiful tannic structure; final notes of cherry and kirsch.
- Please not that this is not a sparkling wine, it is in fact an example of red wine that could have produced from Champagne a few centuries ago, at the time of their splendour.
- La Cote aux Enfants comes from a small plot of 70 acres, located in the heart of the terroir of Ay one of champagne's Grands Crus. Exceptional for its exposure and the quality of its soil, it is exclusively planted with Pinot Noir.
- This vineyard is specifically cultivated, with a green harvest that reduces the yield down to 8,500kgs per hectare.
- At the harvest, the grapes are sorted 'a la clayette' and the harvest completely destemmed.
- Only made from the 'jus de goutte', (Free-run juice), this is the first juice following the running-off of a tank after alcoholic fermentation. It is also called free-run wine. The wine macerates on its skins for 10 to 12 days.
- It is then aged for a maximum of two years, in 205 litre oak casks, which are three to five years old.
- Originally, Champagne was reputed for... its red wines. It is also said that it ousted the wines of Burgundy from the table of Henri IV. The most renowned were those of Ay and indeed it was usual for all red wines from Champagne to be reffered to as 'Vin d'Ay.
- The red coteaux champenois (the denomination that describes still wines from Champagne) from Ay. 'La Cote aux Enfants', therefore constitutes a return to the origins of Champagne. It is only produced in exceptional years from a small plot, 'la Cote aux Enfants', ideally located in the heart of the terroir of Ay and planted with pinot noir.
Charles Walcott

Posted on at 09.53

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Bollinger la Cote Aux Enfants Ay Grand Cru 2013:
- View: beautiful garnet.
- Nose: aromas of elderberry, licorice, currant, cherry and spicy notes.
- Mouth: good tannin structure and an aromatic balance oriented red berries, blackberries, cherries and red currants.

VINES: Bollinger
GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir.

AGEING: 8 months in small barrels and recent oak.
PREPARATION: stripping, maceration pre-fermentation low temperature for 8 days followed by a gradual increase in temperature.

PAIRING: beef tenderloin with shallots and red wine sauce, poultry and duck, Tomme de Savoie, Brie de Meaux.
Ray Gonzales

Posted on at 05.28

3.5 /5

I loved it

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Reviews about Bollinger La Côte Aux Enfants 2014

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels


Bollinger Coteaux Champenois Cote Aux Enfants 2014
Great to vegetables and grilled meat. I like to surprise my family with this wine.
I did not like the colour with these brown edges. However the taste was quite good. Aromas of strawberry, raspberry and some berries. Warm and very tasty.

Reviews about Bollinger La Côte Aux Enfants 2012

Andrea Sanders
Andrea Sanders


Bollinger la Côte Aux Enfants Brut 2012
Served by the glass in a bar, so I could try it .
A beautiful vivid colour. Very yeasty, and biscuity, on the nose. A Champagne with a very good acidity.
Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


Bollinger la Côte Aux Enfants Brut 2012
Mixed aromas of yeast and bakery. Fleshy. Chocolate coulant taste.
Character, is the overall impression I get of this wine.