1990 Louis Roederer Cristal
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 97 points
Tasting Notes: Lustrous pale gold. Delicate, elegant bubbles forming a fine gossamer string. Very expressive on the nose, with an intense floral bouquet comprised of fragrant almonds, hazelnuts, and white flowers. On the palate is a generous, rounded, creamy attack followed by a touch of acidity to mark a finish of elegant persistence. Light and fresh, it is undoubtedly a wine of admirable magnitude with time. Overall, this is a wine guarding the Cristal tradition, possessing all the traits of a ...
Wine AdvocateRating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 119 on Oct-98
Wine.comMousse: Lively and creamy bubbles forming a persistent, effervescent ring of precious tiny beads. Appearance: Satiny sheen, reflecting the warmth of old Roman tiles aged in the sun. Nose: Intense, generous bouquet with predominant aromas of figs, raspberries and wild strawberries. Palate: The attack is inviting. An immense wine with great finesse. A succession of red fruit flavors lead to a lingering finish. It is soft and fresh, and distinguished by its silky elegance.