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2004 Louis Roederer Cristal

Colour: White
Vintage: 2004
Appellation: Champagne
97 (WA)

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2004 Louis Roederer Cristal

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2004 Louis Roederer Cristal

97 (WA)
From £1,900 6/12 pack case(s) available

2004 Louis Roederer Cristal

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Cs (12)
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Cs (3)
Loose
Price
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Region: Champagne
97 (WA)
BTL
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£1,900
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Tasting Notes and Scores

97

Wine Advocate

The 2004 Brut Cristal has put on quite a bit of weight since I first tasted it earlier this year. It is a powerful, structured Cristal layered with considerable fruit. Chardonnay seems to play the leading role in 2004, at least today. Cristal is often accessible young, but that is far from the case here. This is a serious, painfully young Cristal that will require considerable patience. Readers who are willing to spend some time with the wine today will find a super-impressive, complete Cristal. The 2004 Cristal is 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. This is Lot L033331E100008, disgorged January, 2010. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2034.

My visit to these historic cellars earlier in the year was an eye-opening experience. I spent several hours with Chef de Caves Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon tasting through a wide range of 2009s vins claires. Readers may want to take a look at my feature on www.erobertparker.com for more on those wines. The visit was capped off by previews of the 2004 Cristal and the as-yet-unreleased Cristal Rose. Both were superb. Over the last six months the 2004 Cristal has come together beautifully and is shaping up to be a truly great, monumental Champagne. From top to bottom, this is an impressive set of wines. My only real criticism of Roederer is the estate’s insistence on using lot numbers that resemble missile launch codes in their complexity. Surely something simpler must be possible. (Antonio Galloni)

– The Wine Advocate#192, December 2010


96

Antonio Galloni

The estate’s 2004’s had been recently disgorged at the time of my visit. An explosion of fruit emerges from the 2004 Cristal, making a strong and very positive first impression. This is a wine of incredible finesse, length and balance that promises to develop beautifully over the next several decades. Today the 2004 comes across as more linear than the 2002. It should fill out nicely in bottle, although my sense is it will always remain a more focused, pointed vintage. The 2004 Cristal is 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. In 2009 dosage was 9-10 grams per liter, down from the 12 or so grams that was customary five years ago. This bottle was disgorged in January 2009.

– vinous.com, July 2010

963

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Quality 979 | Brand 993 | Economics 871 |

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Quality: Predicted life of 12 years, one of the longest drinking windows in its peer group for the 2004 vintage, which averages 7 years Brand: Strong restaurant presence, featuring on 49 of the world's top wine lists, including Jade on 36 Economics: Above its peer group average price of £63 for the 2004 vintage Production:

- www.wine-lister.com, June 2017

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