Champagne Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 - Cloudwine

Free Shipping Australia-Wide When You Spend Over $200

0

Your Cart is Empty

Delivery

Spend over $200 and receive free delivery in Australia.

Price Match

Found it cheaper elsewhere? We’ll match the price.

Returns

100% satisfaction guaranteed, or return the wine for a credit.

Champagne Louis Roederer Cristal 2008

Rated 100 points from James Suckling, Roger Voss, Alberto Lupetti & Jeb Dunnuck

Delivery

Spend over $200 and receive free delivery in Australia.

Price Match

Found it cheaper elsewhere? We’ll match the price.

Returns

100% satisfaction guaranteed, or return the wine for a credit.

More Information

“The assemblage is 60% pinot noir and 40% chardonnay. This is so fresh and tense and mineral with extremely exuberant chardonnay notes on the nose of white peach, lemon and yellow grapefruit, and hints of almost brambly sous bois aromas. The yeast characters are also super fresh, and there are subtle woody notes, with a hint of vanilla bean and light spices. The palate is super long, and very pure, powerful and focused. It drives deep and taut. Pinot noir is a strong core and the chardonnay sits at the edge offering lemon and white nectarine sorbet flavors. Staggeringly concentrated, yet the balance makes it seem airy and light. Acidity is perfectly positioned, and the power is intense and long. This is an ultra precise Cristal, finishing with a mere suggestion of savoriness and warmth to come. Impressive on release, this will be at its best drinking from 2025.” James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com: 100 points

“The 2008 Cristal is a perfect wine, and Champagne simply does not get any better. This incredible wine offers a beautiful perfume of clean, crisp fruits, layers of complexity in its toasted spice and white flo
wers, and an utterly seamless, yet powerful style on the palate. This is a rich, decadent expression of Cristal yet it’s still crystalline and elegant, with no sensation of weight, and it just glides over the palate. Haut Couture at its finest and this majestic, profound, legendary Cristal can be drunk anytime over the coming 2-3 decades. Drink 2018-2038.” Jeb Dunnuck, JebDunnuck.com: 100 points
 
“This latest incarnation of the famous brand is a superb wine. It is on par with, maybe even better than, the already legendary 2002. Its balance is impeccable: Apple and citrus flavors working with the tight minerality to give a textured yet fruity wine. Produced from Roederer's own vineyards which are mainly biodynamic, the wine has its own intense purity and crispness. It has amazing potential and is likely to age for many years. Drink from 2020.” Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast Magazine: 100 points

“Never has a champagne achieved such perfection on its début – absolutely top marks. Cristal 2008 has succeeded in doing just that. What more is there to say? It has everything and more. This is when you realise that, if you are to judge it, you shouldn’t try looking for it, but turn your thinking on its head and ask yourself: What does it lack? What’s wrong with it? Nothing. Balance and perfection.” Alberto Lupetti: Grandi Champagne: 100 points
Special Wine Offers