In 1911, Georges Bollinger’s British agent gave him the idea for the name Special Cuvée – “special” written the English way, without an accent. He thought the French expression “Brut sans année” was no match for such a subtle champagne… More than a hundred years later, the name of
Bollinger’s key figure champagne still symbolises both its expertise and its history.


A golden colour, distinctive of black grape varieties, with very fine bubbles. The nose has a beautiful aromatic complexity, with ripe fruit
and spicy aromas, hints of roasted apples, apple compote and peach. The palate offers a subtle combination of structure, length and vivacity, with velvety bubbles. Flavours most noticeable on the palate are pear, brioche, spice and notes of fresh walnut.