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2012 - Louis Roederer Cristal Rose Brut

Champagne, Rose

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Wine Details
Vintage:
2012
Type:
Rose
Size:
3x75cl
Condition:
OC
Drinking Window:
2025-2065
Appellation:
Champagne
Region:
Champagne
Score:
98 WA
Reviewed by William Kelley Issue Date 5th Mar 2020 Source March 2020 Week 1, The Wine Advocate

The 2012 Cristal Rosé is showing brilliantly, unwinding in the glass with a beautiful bouquet of fresh peach, bergamot, strawberries, tangerine and blanched almonds that's still quite reserved. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied, deep and strikingly complete, its vinous attack segueing into a multidimensional core that exemplifies the ideal of power without weight, built around a racy but integrated spine of animating acidity and complemented by an exquisitely refined mousse. All the concentration of the 2012 vintage is on display, but it's rendered with terrific finesse. Decidedly youthful and introverted—indeed, I spent several hours with a bottle to compose this note—the 2012 will really come into its own with five or six years in the cellar and displays all the attributes necessary for considerable longevity. It's a blend of 56% Pinot Noir and 44% Chardonnay that saw no malolactic fermentation, and it was disgorged with eight grams per liter dosage.