Original
7 Ratings
Louis Roederer Cristal (in magnum) (From Private Cellar)

Wine Details

Varietal

Style

Sparkling

Region

ChampagneFrance

Wine Description

(1988 Vintage) 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 ...

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  • Wine Advocate
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 96 on Dec-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/94