Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

Louis Roederer (Champagne)

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The Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (£174.83) of Louis Roederer: a sparkling wine from Champagne that is made of chardonnay and pinot noir of 2012 and presents an alcohol content of 12%. The Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 is the ideal sparkling to combine with caviar and lobster. At Drinks&Co, this sparkling wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Louis Roederer Cristal

Type Of Wine: sparkling wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Champagne (Champagne,France)
Winery: Louis Roederer
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Pinot Noir (60%), Chardonnay (40%)
Pairing: StartersFishSeafoodCheeseLobsterCaviar
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Consumption Temp.: 6-8ºC
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Description · Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Bright golden yellow; lively effervescence.
  • Nose: Rich and complex; aromas of citrus fruits, candied lemon, acidic fruits, white flowers, toasted hazelnuts, vanilla and pastry; smoky aroma with aeration.
  • Mouth: Concentrated, tense and powerful, very elegant; silky and enveloping structure; fresh and chalky.

NAME OF ORIGIN: Champagne

VINEYARD: Louis Roederer

GRAPES: 40% Chardonnay, 60% Pinot Noir.

AGING: 6 years in the cellar; rest 8 months after disgorgement.

PREPARATION: The harvest is carried out exactly 100 days after the flowering of the vine; pressing; first fermentation that lasts until spring; crus assembly; second fermentation on pupitre.

PAIRING: Fish, caviar, oysters, seafood, shellfish

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6-8 ºC

ALCOHOL: 12%

Louis Roederer

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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Posted on at 05.18

4/5

Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

This fantastic jewel is remained still today faithful to the value that l' it has inspired in far away 1876, when Luis Roederer purposely created it like gift for the Zar Alexander II of Russia. All' visual examination cannot that crystalline being! The spuma it is rich with the most fine and...
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Reviews about other vintages

Carmen Blanch
Carmen Blanch

5/5

As in previous vintages: excellent!
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Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

- Cristal is a blend of Grand Crus from the Montagne de Reims, the Marne Valley and the Côte des Blancs. The wine is aged for six years in the cellars and left for a minimum of eight months after...
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Reviews about Louis Roederer Cristal 2007

Marcus Champagne
Marcus Champagne

3/5

Taste: High acid, much lemon flavor with a taste of pineapple on the final notes. Extremely good mousse.

Comment: Compared with 06 wins 06 large. 07 is a real lemon bomb. Too much citric acid and...
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