Cristal champagne from the famous House of Louis Roederer in Reims is the fruit of patient work in the field and the wine cellar. A luxury champagne that is only produced in the very best years. Cristal 2012 presents a subtle blend of strength and finesse, the happy alliance of superb depth combined with the freshness of its limestone terroir. A champagne with finesse, power, purity and elegance.
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|Producer||Louis Roederer - Produit de France.|
|Wine style||Champagne - Méthode Champenoise|
|Grapes||Chardonnay (circa 40%) and Pinot Noir (circa 60%)|
|Maturation||Matured in the bottle on the fine lees for 6 years and rests 8 months after disgorgement .|
|Bouquet||Rich and complex aromas with notes of zesty and candied lemon mingled with aromas from white flowers, roasted hazelnut and Madagascar vanilla.|
|Taste||A delicious, concentrated and chalky palate. The taste is powerful, distinctive and concentrated and reveals a silky, mouth-coating texture, characteristic of the ripe Pinot Noir. The finish is long and remarkably concentrated.|
|Pairs with||A gastronomic champagne that pairs well with strong flavours and textures. Great aperitif, well suited with fish, seafood, meat and other tasty and spicy dishes. Serve at 6-8 C.|
The cuvées of champagne from the House of Louis Roederer are the fruit of patient work with fundamental ingredients, the collaboration of experts, a quest for the perfect balance, and hardy and generous grapes, cultivated in the Champagne soil, producing a wine with a summery character and crystalline elegance.
Born in a year of contrasts, Cristal 2012 weaves a subtle blend of strength and finesse, the happy alliance of superb depth combined with the freshness of its limestone terroir. This wine of substance and firepower, born in the light of the white soils, finds a rare intensity in this year of fabulous maturity. Cristal is a wine that age wonderfully. It can be kept for more than twenty years without losing any of its freshness and character.