Louis Roederer Vintage 2006
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Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 Champagne

Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 is fresh and smooth. It is elegant to drink. The grapes used in production come from 100% Grand Cru and/or Premier Cru vinyards. Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 ratings, tasting notes, and details are provided.

Louis Roederer Vintage 2006
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 92 Dec 2013   Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast NA NA   (750 ml bottle) $75
Wine Spectator 94 11/30/13    

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Light yellow with very fine bubbles.
Aroma/bouquet: Citrus/lime with baked apple and grated ginger. Not as nutty as some vintages. Some smokiness and minerality.
Palate: Dry, crisp acidity. White raspberry, pear and lime with hints of biscuit. Smoky with good minerality. Creamy fine bead. Velvety mouthfeel. Lingering finish.
Additional comments: Fresh and smooth. Elegant to drink.
When to drink: This Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 Champagne is fine to drink now, but it will definitely improve and mellow with age. Drink now to 2022: best from 2014 to 2018.

Vintage 2006 Details
Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 champagne

Label: Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 Champagne
Louis Roederer
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
a 2006 vintage
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: 8 to 10 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: No
Vineyards: 100% Grand Cru and/or Premier Cru
Grapes: 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 12%

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Louis Roederer Vintage 2006

Louis Roederer uses the Méthode champenoise for their champagne production. The Vintage 2006 blend is composed of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay (30% of the wine is matured in oak casks with weekly batonnage). No malolactic fermentation occurs.

Louis Roederer Vintage 2006 is matured for at least 4 years in the cellars before disgorgement. The dosagé of between 8 and 10 grams/liter is customized to complement each vintage. Vintage 2006 rests an additional 6 months after disgorgement.

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