Champagne Louis Roederer 6 Litres Brut Mathusalem
90 Points by Robert Parker
The Brut Premier vintage is made from three Champagne grape varieties from more than 40 different crus. It is a blend of 6 years of harvest, part of which comes from the collection of Louis Roederer reserve wines raised in oak barrels for several years. It enjoys a minimum of 3 years of aging in cellars and also a rest of 6 months after disgorgement to perfect its maturity. its fine style, elegant but offering, thanks to the reserve wines, a vinosity, a roundness and flavors that make it vibrant, fresh and generous.
Characteristics of the cuvée
Wine name: Champagne Louis Roederer Brut Premier
Vintage: N / A
Varietal: 40% Pinot Noir - 40% Chardonnay - 20% Meunier
Degree of alcohol: 12 °
Packaging: carton of 6 bottles
Tip: Serve between 8 ° C and 10 ° C
Estate and wine: The house Roederer relies unlike others on a vineyard own 200 hectares, very well located with a high proportion of vines classified in grand cru (+ 70%). It totally controls their supplies, this precious winey treasure, this direct link with the land of Champagne explains the regularity of the wines. Maturity, energy, elegance are at the rendezvous in the different cuvées, the confidentiality of these, allow them to be found on the biggest gastronomic tables.
Tasting & keeping
Eye: Fine and silky bubbles
Nose: The nose reveals a pleasant bouquet of yellow fruits, flowers, baked apples, biscuits and toast.
Palate: From the first moment, its personality and seduction: the texture is full, fleshy and quite unexpectedly integrates the characters of maturity and vinosity associated with fruity and refreshing notes.
Drink from: Now
Drink before: 2015
Open: Just before serving
Serve: 8 ° C - 10 ° C
This champagne goes very well with fish, sauerkraut, crustaceans, various white meats, as well as most desserts. Can be served as an aperitif too.