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Récemment dégorgé

A legal trademark (short name RD, English Recently Disgorged) of the champagne house Bollinger reserved for this. This was introduced around the year 1960 by the former head of the house Christian Bizot (1928-2002). The "RD" and exact date on label testifies that the champagne "Recently disguised". The main thing is not the recent disgorging (because every champagne was eventually degorgiert), but that so declared champagne from this house especially long before dégorgement was stored and thus the fine yeasts were particularly long in contact with the wine.

This champagne with a maturity of at least eight years (up to 50 years) is produced in very good vintages and only the best wines (Année Rare RD) are used. Normally, a champagne is to be enjoyed as soon as possible after it has come on the market. The Dégorgement date is intended as information in this regard. However, long years of champagne do not lose quality over the years. The indication of the Dégorgement date takes place in the meantime also from some other Champagner houses; see below Mise en cave,

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