Champagne Cristal 2009 Rosè Magnum - Louis Roederer
- Winery: Perrier-Jouët
- Vintage : 2009
- Origin : France
- Denomination: Champagne AOC
- Grapes: Chardonnay 44%, Pinot Nero 56%
- Serving temperature : 6-8 ° C
- Alcohol volume : 12%
- Format : 1,5 L
- Moment to taste it: Great events and great anniversaries
- Pairings: Crustaceans, Raw fish, Molluscs, Fish main courses
- Blowup Rating : 9/10
The Champagne Cristal 2009 Rosé by Louis Roederer is one cuvée created from a careful selection of old parcels of Pinot Noir present in the territory of the Grand Cru d'Aÿ.
In the glass, Roederer's Champagne Cristal Rosè has a salmon pink color with golden reflections. It has a regular and extremely fine bubble. On the nose the bouquet is elegant with subtle aromas and delicate aromas, so intertwined and complex that it is very difficult to describe them. Citrus peel, yuzu, berries, mandarin, raspberry, wild strawberry, toasted nuances and almonds and finally fresh and vegetal notes of verbena and bergamot.
The refinement of Roederer's Cristal Rosè consists of a rest on the lees for 72 months and a further 8 months in the bottle following disgorgement.
The maison was founded in 1776 in Reims, and boasts a property of almost 240 hectares, divided between the three best Champagne crus. The company is constantly improving and always strives for excellence in its elegant wines. The Louis Roederer winery is also famous for having invented the Cristal, this product was created to meet the requests of the Russian Tsars Nicholas I and Alexander II, eager to receive a supply of Champagne in pure crystal bottles.
Thanks to the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of the family, the maison became the official supplier of many monarchies and noble dynasties all over the world, building the fame it still retains.