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Louis Roederer Cristal 2009
  • Rated 95 points - Wine Spectator
  • A powerful, yet delicate and sophisticated wine
  • From the revered Champagne region in France

Louis Roederer Cristal 2009 x6

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"A wine of pure pleasure and a sophisticated gastronomic wine, Cristal is both powerful and delicate, combining subtlety and precision." - Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, Cellar Master.

Wine Region

CHAMPAGNE

Drink Until

2030

Varieties

Pinot Noir 60% and Chardonnay 40%

Alcohol

12.0%

Foods

Enjoy as an aperitif.

Oak

French oak barrels.

Colour

A yellow-gold colour with mat and amber tints. Persistent, brilliant, fine and lively bubbles.

Nose

A subtle bouquet, simultaneously discreet and concentrated. It releases notes of citrus compote and candied apricots and evokes the sweetness of honeysuckle.

Palate

When aerated, notes of vanilla-edged cocoa bean emerge, with toasted hazelnut, hints of liquorice and even a touch of cinnamon. The palate is structured, energetic and sculpted. An initial dense, ripe and silky sensation is amplified by the discovery of a chalky, cherry freshness, a powdered, almost mentholated brightness. The feeling is delicate and ethereal, a succession of delicious and colourful textures perfectly integrated within the lightness and finesse of the wine... an invitation on a journey of discovery. The bright personality of Cristal then appears, simultaneously pure and sharp, in a finish focused once again on chalk, energy and grain.

Background

Produced uniquely during the best years, when the Chardonnay (around 40%) and Pinot Noir (around 60%) grapes have attained perfect maturity, Cristal is aged for 6 years in Louis Roederer's cellars and left for a further 8 months after dégorgement. A continental, sunny year with a real winter that was very cold and dry followed by a glorious sun-filled summer and almost no rain in August and September. All this meant traditional vine growth, excellent health and remarkable grape ripeness for the production of dense, fruity and delicious wines. 2009 is an obvious addition to the select group of brilliant and accomplished Champagne vintages with a light, sunny character.

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