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Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

75cl

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Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

£286.31
£286.31
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sparkling wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Champagne (Champagne, France)
Winery: Louis Roederer
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Type Of Sparkling: Brut
From Louis Roederer (Champagne), we received this Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (£1,717.85), a sparkling wine that is based on 2012 pinot noir and chardonnay and comes with an alcohol content of 12%. The Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 is the ideal sparkling to combine with caviar and lobster. According to Drinks&Co users, this sparkling wine earns 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 97.

Description of Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir)

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%

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How to serve

Consumption temp.

6-8ºC

The Winery

Louis Roederer

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 in Reims which, although managed truly independently, share the same philosophy of excellence, and today make up the "Louis Roederer Group".

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Reviews of Louis Roederer Cristal 2012

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4 /5

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: ChampagneVINEYARD: Louis RoedererGRAPES: 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, shellfishSERVING TEMPERATURE: 6-8 ºCALCOHOL: 12%
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Reviews of other vintages of Louis Roederer Cristal 20122009

5/5

Very good millesime
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