Champagne Louis Roederer Brut Premier
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|Main Vine||Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder / Blauburgunder / Pinot Nero|
Grapes : Pinot Noir 40% Chardonnay 40% and Pinot Meunier 20%
Vintage : n.d.
Bottle : 75 cl
After the upheavals of the early 1900s, particularly the First World War that destroyed more than half of the Louis Roederer estate, Léon Olry Roederer reconstructed the vineyards. He decided to buy grapes to ensure the continuity of the House during this difficult period and, at the same time, created a multi-vintage wine that would have a consistent flavour, whatever the harvest year. It is now called Brut Premier. A blend of 40% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay, and 20% Pinot Meunier, Brut Premier comprises wine matured in oak tuns produced from three Champagne grape varieties that originate from more than fifty different crus. It is aged for 3 years in Louis Roederer’s cellars and left for 6 months after dégorgement (disgorging). Striking a perfect balance between youthfulness and maturity, seduction and character, vinosity and freshness, Brut Premier is a champagne that is harmonious and structured, elegant and lively, with a unique exuberancy. Its structured texture, richness, and length are distinctly winey. It is a full, complex wine that is both rich and powerful, whilst remaining a great classic.