(From «nv» Vintage) Roederer Estate's winemaking style is based on two elements: ownership of its own vineyards and the addition of oak-aged reserve wines to each year's blend or cuvée. All the grapes for the Anderson Valley wines are grown on the Estate. Oak-aged wines from the Estate's reserve cellars are added to the blend, creating a multi-vintage cuvée in the traditional Louis Roederer style. Only the cuvée (first pressing of 120 gallons/ton) is used; no premiere or deuxieme taille. The fermentation takes place in high-grade stainless steel tanks at 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Zero to minimal malolactic fermentation is used in order to ensure the wines age well and retain the fresh, precise and well-defined style that is one of the characteristics of Roederer Estate wines.
(From NV Vintage) "Thickly moussed, Roederer’s Brut, 60% Chardonnay blended with 40% Pinot Noir, aged two years on yeast is affordable and luxurious. A gorgeous, very dry sparkling wine with aromatics of honey, raisin, apple and pear, it is rich and soft and offers both depth and length. It’s an ideal marriage of bright acidity and ripe fruit character."
Wine Spectator(From NV Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/15/99
Wine & Spirits(From NV Vintage) A beautiful sparkling wine, marked by an extremely fine texture toast feels silky and smooth. The bubbles are very fine, so the wine lacks the roughness you usually find in bubblies of this price. Itrsquo;s a fruity drink, showing pineapples, tangerines and vanilla.