Louis Roederer, Vintage Brut Reims 1990

Imported by Maisons Marques et Domaines USA, Oakland CA.

66% Pinot Noir; 33% Chardonnay.  Vinification: 30% matured in oak casks with weekly batonnage; no malolatic fermentation.  Aged four years on the lees, another six months after disgorgement.  11 g/l dosage.

May 2020

From magnum.

Thirty years on.

Yellow-gold. Here the truth lies in the whole and not in the particular configuration of the pieces. Ripe-salty mid-palate, a savory-sweet reverence of chocolate hob nobs, maldon salt, orange jam, tonka bean and white tobacco. The finish is chromatic, offering smoky pungency and lots of buttery texture. Now – 2025+.

July 2013

From jeroboam.

Yellow-gold. Has little of the heady spice and chocolate biscuits to be found in smaller format. More clementine zest, vanilla flowers and sweet brioche. The palate is a joy with plenty of weight and texture to elevate the finish. Now – 2030+.

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