Louis Roederer (Champagne)
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2013 Louis Roederer Vintage (Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir)
- View: Delicate pink, pearl metallic fine and coarse.
- Nose: fruity carefully and flowery, light scent of wild strawberries and spices.
- Mouth: Fresh, slightly acid and mineral, elegant.
VINEYARD: Roederer family owns 240 hectares of vineyards located in the Grands Crus and Premiers in the Valley of the Marne and the Côte des Blancs. It is in these soils, clay and limestone, growing strains of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir which has fermented the 2013 Louis Roederer Vintage. The vineyards face throughout the South. Increased exposure to sunlight allows the grapes to reach a very high level of phenolic maturity.
GRAPES: 65% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay.
AGEING: A few years in the cellar.
PREPARATION: The harvest is carried out for more than 500 pickers specialized in the selection and grapes harvesting grapes. Vinification of this pink champagne is still performed today with the traditional method of second fermentation in the bottle. Part-some fermented must 20% - is matured separately in small oak barrels for 48 months on lees, and then for 6 months in bottle, to prefazionare maturity. Once uncorked, it is advisable to taste in classical flute.
PAIRING: Excellent as an aperitif, it has been enhanced with oysters, shellfish and fish.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 10-12 °C
A passion for great wines and a desire to compensate for the limits that the "château policy" naturally imposes on the development of Louis Roederer Champagne have, over the years, driven Jean Claude and then Frédéric Rouzaud to acquire an exclusive group of properties around the Champagne House...
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