(2006 Vintage) The 2006 Cristal is one of the most towering, structured young Cristals I can remember tasting. Roederer is among the first, if not the first, major house to release its tete de cuvees. Young Cristal can often deceive with its open, seductive personality, but that is not at all the case here. The 2006 is majestic, powerful Cristal that is going to need bottle age. Today it is massive, tightly coiled and imposing, with tons of structure, phenomenal balance and plenty of potential for the future.
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/03.
International Wine CellarRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar.
Wine & SpiritsRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine.
Wine AdvocateRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.