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With the James Bond movie Spectre being released today, no time could be better to drink Bollinger. The most suave spy in the world has been sipping on Bollinger since Moonraker in 1979. While we can’t all drive a fully loaded, customized machine gun having Aston Martin, we certainly can chill down a bottle of Bolli! The 2004 Bollinger "Grande Année" Brut Champagne ($109) is as good as Champagne gets; all barrel fermented and full of masculine, Pinot Noir power and high class elegance. We even have a few bottles of the limited 2009 Bollinger "James Bond 007" Brut Champagne ($195) in stock for the diehard fan of Bond & Champagne!

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Tasting this Saturday May 10th!

The Champagne will be ready for you- come on over to K&L!

We just put the Champagne on ice that we will taste in all three retail locations, and I hope that you can join us. The theme will be highlights from the May Champagne newsletter, focusing on the most exciting wines from Scotty and I’s trip to Champagne last month. You can check out the newsletter here.  I hope that you can make it!

Scotty B will be pouring in San Francisco from noon until 3pm, I will pour in Redwood City from 1pm to 4pm, and Mari will pour in Hollywood from 3pm until 5:30pm. The cost will be $20, and it is a walk in event, so feel free to come anytime within the hours listed. Since I love to show Champagne from magnum, I will start with those in Redwood City for all the cuvees that we have in that size. Come early for the magnums in Redwood City!

We'll taste all these plus the 1999 Billecart-Salmon "Cuvée Nicolas François Billecart" NFB Brut Champagne!

Here is the lineup:

Michel Loriot "Authentic" Brut Champagne (previously Cuvee Reserve) $29.99/ $64.99 magnum

Franck Bonville Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Champagne $34.99/ $69.99 magnum

Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Brut Champagne $39.99/ $79.99 magnum

Amaury Coutelas "Cuvee 1809" Brut Champagne $59.99

1999 Billecart-Salmon "Cuvée Nicolas François Billecart" NFB Brut Champagne $99

Ariston Aspasie Brut Rosé Champagne $34.99

A toast to you, and hopefully with you!


Gary Westby

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