Shanken News Daily included the announcement of Champagne Bollinger PN VZ15 in its daily newsletter covering exclusive industry news. The team reported:
“Champagne Bollinger has announced PN VZ15, the first addition to the house’s portfolio since 2008. The non-vintage label is made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes and kicks off a new series of wines showcasing various crus across Champagne. The first edition is comprised of 50% Pinot Noir from the Verzenay cru harvested in 2015. The remainder of the blend is from Aÿ, Bouzy, and Tauxières, with 20% reserve wines from as far back as 2009. PN VZ15 retails at around $120 a 750-ml. Champagne Bollinger is handled in the U.S. market by Vintus. Last year the brand reached 25,000 cases, according to Impact Databank.”
Champagne Bollinger PN VZ15
PN, made entirely from Pinot Noir to underscore the very essence and DNA of the House style, is the first new cuvée added to Bollinger’s permanent range since rosé in 2008. Each release of PN, developed as a series to bring Bollinger’s unique vision of Pinot Noir to light, will showcase a different cru from the base year that highlights its distinctive terroir and taste. The first edition of the series, PN VZ15, explores the interpretation of Pinot Noir from Verzenay 2015 and features reserve wines dating back to 2009.
Bollinger is one of the rare Grande Marques that’s still family owned. Known for its rich, elegant and polished style of Champagne, their outstanding wines are the result of rigorous attention to detail and incredibly labor-intensive practices that few houses are willing to undertake. Underscoring its excellence, Bollinger has remained British secret agent James Bond's Champagne of choice since 1973.