Bollinger Champagne – Strand Street
November 28 @ 18:30 - 20:00R450
THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER: BOLLINGER CHAMPAGNE @ R450 p/p.
One of the highlights of the year, is this incredible line-up of six cuvee Champagnes from one of the most prestigious houses in Champagne. To boot, it will be presented by Cyril Delarue ( see below ). Only 18 places available – the cost is heavily subsidised, so this is great value.
Bollinger Special Cuvée NV @ R1155; Bollinger Rosé NV @ R1451; Bollinger La Grande Année 2008 ( n/a ); Bollinger La Grande Année Rosé 2007 @ R3079; Bollinger La Grande Année 2005; Bollinger R.D. 2004 @ R4075
Cyril Delarue is a sixth-generation member of the Bollinger family and has worked in the wine industry for the last 14 years. He holds a Master’s degree in oenology and worked as a “flying winemaker” in top wineries for 3 ½ years in the US, South Africa and New Zealand. On returning to France, he worked in the Loire before starting his own business, a consultancy specializing in estates in the Bordeaux and Loire regions. In 2014, convinced of the potential of Champagne Ayala on the US market and aligned with Bollinger’s strategy for the reinvigorated brand, he joined the family business to be the US Commercial Director for Champagne Ayala. Today, when not travelling, he is based at Champagne Bollinger and is the Bollinger Business Development Manager.