Cristal Rose' 2000
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Cristal Rose' 2000 Champagne

Cristal Rose' 2000 Champagne is a vintage rose' and a Louis Roederer prestige cuvée. Cristal Rose' 2000 is enticing and succulent as well as perfectly balanced.

Cristal Rose' 2000
Sweetness Level:
Category: Rose' Prestige Cuvée: Yes
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 94 Feb 2012   Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 95 12/1/08   (750 ml bottle) $550
Wine Spectator 88 12/31/07    
Store appropriately and keep Cristal with the yellow cellophane intact to shut out ultra violet light.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Salmon pink with bright clarity. Fine mousse with lively flow.
Aroma/bouquet: Orange zest, citrus, wild strawberry mix with mushroom and hazelnut.
Palate: Dry with crisp minerality. Flavors of apple, cherry and caramel apple mingle with the minerality and subtle yeastiness. Refined long finish with soft silky bubbles.
Additional comments: Enticing and succulent, perfectly balanced.
When to drink: Drink this Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé 2000 Champagne now through 2020.

Cristal Rose' 2000 Details
Cristal Rose' 2000 champagne

Label: Cristal Rose' 2000 Champagne
House/Winery: Louis Roederer
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
2000 vintage rose'
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: 8 to 10 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: Yes
Vineyards: 100% Grand Cru and/or Premier Cru
Grapes: 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 12%

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Cristal Rose' 2000

Louis Roederer uses the Méthode champenoise for their Cristal Rose' 2000 Champagne production. The blend is composed of 60% Pinot noir and 40% Chardonnay (20% of the wines vinified in oak casks with weekly batonnage). No malolactic fermentation occurs. Cristal Rose' is created using the saignée method after cold maceration that can last 5 to 8 days in the liquid phase.

Cristal Rose' 2000 ages an average of 6 years in the cellars before disgorgement. The dosagé of between 8 and 10 grams/liter is customized to complement each vintage. It rests an additional 8 months after disgorgement.

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