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Louis Roederer Champagne Brut Premier

Louis Roederer Champagne Brut Premier 750ml           
Sku: 11716

Champagne Louis Roederer, creator of the famous Cristal prestige cuvée, has been synonymous with the world’s great champagnes since 1776. Brut Premier is the House’s flagship multi-vintage champagne—its most popular and best-selling wine and the champagne that sets the house style for this esteemed producer.

Tasting notes
Light gold in color, Brut Premier boasts a smooth, full mouth. This elegant champagne is a delicate balance of fruit and acidity, an outstanding example of the Roederer tradition of producing wines of lean, firm structure with discreet fruit and subtle toast flavors.

Rating
 Wine Spectator 91 points (Nov 30 2009)
Light and lively, featuring apple, toast, ginger and light vanilla flavors. Balanced and on the dry side, with a creamy texture and a lingering butter pastry aftertaste. Drink now through 2011. 42,000 cases imported. –BS The #95 in Wine Spectator's 2009 Top 100
 Top 100 WS 100 points
The NV Brut Premier is a pretty, perfumed offering redolent of pears, greens apples and flowers. This medium-bodied, refined NV Champagne offers excellent length and a crisp, refreshing finish with notes of sweetness that linger on the close. The Brut Premier is unique among the estate’s wines in that it contains 20% Pinot Meunier in addition to the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Roughly 30-40% of this wine undergoes malolactic fermentation. This is Lot: L 030946A104787, disgorged February 26th 2008. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2010.
 Wine Advocate 89 points (Dec 2008)
This is a particularly good bottling of Brut Premier. Drawing on Roederer’s famed reserve wines, it has a touch of toast that adds a round character to well as fresh, vivid lemon and grapefruit flavors. Drink this delicious, rich wine now.

Wine maker notes
Brut Premier is a blend of vintage wines, enhanced by the addition of 10% to 20% oak-aged wines from Roederer’s extensive reserve cellars. Grapes are used from only the finest crus with a rating of 98 or more on Champagne’s regional rating scale — Pinot Noir from the Valley of the Marne and Montagne de Reims; Chardonnay from the Côte des Blancs. Roederer uses only the first pressings from these exceptional grapes for the standard-bearing Brut Premier. Finished wine is cellar-aged for an additional four years before release.

Technical notes
COMPOSITION: Approx 65% Pinot Noir 35% Chardonnay

Food pairing
Light gold in color, Brut Premier boasts a smooth, full mouth. This elegant champagne is a delicate balance of fruit and acidity, an outstanding example of the Roederer tradition of producing wines of lean, firm structure with discreet fruit and subtle toast flavors.

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Country: France
Region: Champagne
Grape Varietal: Champagne Blend
Type: Sparkling
 
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