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1988 Bollinger "Grande Année" Brut Champagne (1.5L)

SKU #1331136 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 No tasting note given. (RP)  (12/1994)

93 points Wine Spectator

 A rich, mature, full-bodied, flavorful bubbly that has oodles of nutty, honeylike flavors, a broad, smooth texture and a spicy, buttery finish. Combines power and subtlety for a very attractive taste experience. Flavorful now, but will hold up to age. *Cellar Selection*  (7/1996)

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