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Cristal 2006 Brut Champagne

Cristal 2006 champagne is Louis Roederer's prestige cuvée produced from 100% grand cru grapes. Louis Roederer Cristal 2006 ratings, tasting notes, and details of this vintage brut champagne are available.

Cristal 2006
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: Yes
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 na na   Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 95 12/01/13   (750 ml bottle) $215
Wine Spectator 95 11/30/13    
Store appropriately and keep Cristal with the yellow cellophane intact to shut out ultra violet light.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: na
Aroma/bouquet: na
Palate: na
Additional comments: Champagne 411 has not reviewed this champagne to date.
When to drink: na

Cristal 2006 Brut Details
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Label: Louis Roederer Cristal 2006 brut Champagne
House/Winery: Louis Roederer
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Vintage, white
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: Typically 9 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: Yes
Vineyards: 100% Grand Cru
Grapes: 55% Pinot Noir, 45% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 12%

Go to Champagne Details for a description of the above types, characteristics, and grapes.

Louis Roederer Cristal 2006 Brut

Louis Roederer uses the méthode champenoise for their Cristal champagne production. Cristal 2006 brut is composed of 55% Pinot Noir and 45% Chardonnay. 20% of the wine is matured in oak casks with weekly batonnage. No malolactic fermentation occurs. Cristal is produced from grapes grown in Louis Roederer Grand Cru vineyards.

Cristal ages an average of 5 years in the cellars before disgorgement. The dosagé of between 8 and 10 grams/liter is customized to complement each vintage. Cristal typically rests an additional 8 months after disgorgement before release.

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