Tyson Stelzer’s top 10 late-disgorged Champagnes

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The release of Bollinger’s RD 2002 in the same month as Billecart-Salmon’s Nicolas François Billecart 2002 has reignited the discussion over the best time to disgorge Champagne. Tyson Stelzer picks his top 10 late-disgorged Champagnes...
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Krug, Collection 1982

Krug, Collection 1982
20/20pts (100/100pts)
at the same time as the original Krug Vintage 1982, this is one of the
most profoundly complex Champagnes you could dream of encountering. A
universe of profound exotic spice, pipesmoke and burnt grapefruit
evolves to plum depth, nuanced by wonderful mineral texture.
Price: £400-£721 Fine & Rare, Hedonism, LHK Fine Wines, Seckford Agencies
Drink 2014-2022
Alc 12%

Dom Pérignon, Oenothèque 1996
Billecart-Salmon, Cuvée Nicolas François Billecart 2002
Bollinger, RD Extra Brut 2002