Read Decanter's tasting note for Louis Roederer, Cristal, Champagne 2002

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Overall rating:

Points 96

Louis Roederer, Cristal, Champagne 2002

Product:

Louis Roederer, Cristal, Champagne 2002

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Louis Roederer, Cristal, Champagne 2002

My expectations were not entirely fulfilled on first tasting. Aristocratic and sublime, of course, but not as full-bodied as regular vintage wine. Retasting it recently, it was wonderfully honeyed and elegant, but be patient for further evolution.
Price: £185 – £220 Asset Wines, Bordeaux Index, Clos & Cru, James Nicholson, Justerini & Brooks, Nickolls & Perks, The Finest Bubble
Drink: 2020 – 2050
Alc: 12%
Taster: Richard Juhlin