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Louis Roederer Brut Premier

Louis Roederer (Champagne)

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The Louis Roederer Brut Premier qualifies itself as a modern classic in the world of champagnes. As per Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, cellar master of Louis Roederer, its freshness, finesse, and merriment are "an invitation to celebrate". The Brut Premier was born at the beginning of the 20th century. After World War I destroyed half the winery, Léon Olry Roederer bought additional grapes to ensure the brand's survival. At the same time, he created a wine of several vintages with a constant taste, independent from the year of harvest - the Brut Premier of today. It's exactly this history that makes this sparkling to a great classic from the Champagne which at the same time, shows to be powerful and modern.

Technical sheet · Louis Roederer Brut Premier

Type Of Wine: sparkling wine
Sparkling Colour : Rosé
Other Vintages: See
2011 and 2000
Appellation:Champagne (Champagne,France)
Winery: Louis Roederer
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP92Parker GuideWS91Wine Spectator GuideDAW16.5Decanter GuideJR17Jancis Robinson GuideRVF15.5RVF GuideB+D16.5Bettane & Desseauve Guide
Grapes: Chardonnay (40%), Pinot Noir (40%), Pinot Meunier (20%)
Pairing: StartersMeatFishSeafoodSnacks and appetizersWhite meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Consumption Temp.: 8-10ºC
Type Of Sparkling: Brut
W&S Magazine Score: 88
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Description · Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer Brut Premier (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier)

TASTING NOTES: Louis Roederer Brut Premier

  • View: Pale gold with green tints
  • Nose: Fresh apples, aromas of red fruits like raspberry, blackberry and cherry, followed by notes of almonds and toast
  • Mouth: Complex and elegant at once. Winy and fresh. Nice bubbles, a fruity finish and toasty. Perfect balance between the structure of Pinot Noir and finesse of Chardonnay.

APPELLATION: Champagne

VINEYARD: Louis Roederer

GRAPES: Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir

VINIFICATION: Separate vinification of the three varieties in oak barrels.

AGEING: After the assemblage, 3 years in the cellar and at least, further 6 months after the dégorgement

PAIRING: Ideal for aperitif, seafood, fish and white meat

TEMPERATURE: 10°C

ALCOHOL: 12%

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A passion for great wines and a desire to compensate for the limits that the "château policy" naturally imposes on the development of Louis Roederer Champagne have, over the years, driven Jean Claude and then Frédéric Rouzaud to acquire an exclusive group of properties around the Champagne House...

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Anonymous

Posted on at 10.59

4 /5

- Brut Premier non-vintage is the embodiment of Louis Roederer style, combining all the fruitiness and freshness of youth with the vinosity of a fully mature wine.
This is a structured and elegantly mature wine, with a lively attack and a smooth palate.
- The blend is 1/3 Chardonnay and 2/3 Pinots, including 10% of reserve wines aged in oak casks for 2-5 years. The maturation is an average of three years ageing on lees, plus another six months after disgorging.
- A pale golden colour, delicate with a persistent beading. Rich yet subtle bouquet with hints of hawthorn, almonds and toast. Clean attack, creamy structure.
- Brut Premier is excellent as an aperitif but also readily accompanies light entrees based on fish or shellfish.
Edward Collins

Posted on at 12.32

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Louis Roederer Brut Premier Cru:
- View: bright golden yellow.
- Nose: aroma of medium to high intensity, white fruits, nuts, citrus touches, yeast, toasted, flowers and pastries.
- Mouth: full, complex characteristics of maturity associated with fruit notes. With final persistence.

APPELLATION: Champagne.

GRAPES: 56% Pinot Noir, 34% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier.

AGEING: 3 years maturation in oak barrels underground and a break of 6 months after disgorging.
PREPARATION: partial malolactic fermentation.

PAIRING: honey prawns, seafood in general and terrine of foie gras with almond jelly.
TEMPERATURE: 8 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12%
Joel Adams

Posted on at 14.38

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Roederer Brut Premier :
- View: clear, green highlights.
- Nose: floral aromas
- Mouth: soft and medium bodied, smooth, with a good length.

APPELLATION: Champagne.

GRAPES: 56% Pinot Noir, 34% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier

PAIRING: seafood, grilled white meat.
TEMPERATURE: 8 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12%
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