It appears to be a sleepy port on the Marne river, yet the village of Aÿ and the chalky slopes above it harbour one of the region’s giants – Champagne Bollinger.
As this independent, family-owned firm approaches the bicentennial of its founding, Bollinger and its holding company Société Jacques Bollinger are taking on global importance.
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Champagne Bollinger: current and previous releases tasted & rated
Champagnes are listed by cuvée, in descending vintage order