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Home >> Champagne >> 2009 Louis Roederer Cristal Rose [slight scuff]
2009 Louis Roederer Cristal Rose [slight scuff]
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Size=750 ml, RP[96+]

"The 2009 Cristal RosÚ is a rich and intense expression of Roederer's Cristal. Due to roughly 55% of old-vines Pinot Noir from A 's calcareous clay soils and the sunny vintage, it has super luscious fruit with a velvety, caressing and powdery-chalky texture and great depth that gives it very good potential to age. There is also remarkable purity, finesse and tension in the energetic 2009, which cellar master Jean-Baptiste LÚcaillon compares with the 2012 and the enchanting style of Vosne-RomannÚe. The 2009 Cristal RosÚ is like a laser beam on the palate, very straight, sharp and precise yet elegant, intensely fruity and chalky. Very fine wild red fruit flavors feature on the nose, with crystalline freshness on the chalky palate. This is a gorgeous Cristal and another great 2009. In contrast to the 2009 white Cristal, the RosÚ is perfect to drink now, perhaps only for a few months before it shuts down to start its real life in a couple of years. Tasted at the domaine in May 2018." - Stephan Reinhardt, robertparker.com (Jun 18, 2018)