1999 Louis Roederer Cristal Brut Champagne - 750ml

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1999 Louis Roederer Cristal Brut Champagne - 98 pts!
Cristal is a remarkably balanced and refined champagne whose length is inimitable. It has a silky texture and fruity aromas, complemented by a powerful mineral quality with white fruit and citrus notes. Cristal is a wine that keeps well: it can be conserved for over twenty years without losing its freshness and character.

Produced uniquely during the best years, when the Chardonnay (around 40%) and Pinot noir (around 60%) grapes have attained perfect maturity, Cristal is aged for 6 years in Louis Roederer’s cellars and left for a further 8 months after dégorgement.

Our House’s most famous wine was created in 1876 to satisfy the demanding tastes of Tsar Alexander II. The emperor asked Louis Roederer to reserve the House’s best cuvée for him every year. He was particularly fond of the House’s wine. To distinguish this cuvée, this exceptional champagne came in a flat-bottomed, transparent lead-crystal bottle. The new brand was named after this precious material, which is particularly transparent and luminous.


Product Details

Varietal Champagne Blend
Vintage 1999
Rating 98 RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Champagne
Producer Roederer Louis
Color White
Wine Type Sparkling

Winery Details

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Robert Parker

Robert Parker 98 RP - One of the finest Champagnes I have ever brought to my lips the 1999 Cristal bursts from the glass with fresh hazelnut and apple scents. Elegant deep and silky-textured this medium to full-bodied beauty is immensely concentrated pure packed with apple flavors and astoundingly long in the finish. Louis Roederer does not display a disgorgement date or consumer friendly lot number on its non-vintage Brut. This is regrettable as it has consistently been one of the finer bottlings in this category. 

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