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The February 2021 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 2/25/2021 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #219. Louis Roederer Cristal Brut 2009

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Region: France, Champagne.
Score: 97 DC.
"Cristal is a cuvée made with grapes from the Grands Crus of Montagne de Reims, Vallée de la Marne and Cotes des Blancs with the wine sitting on the lees for around six years before aging for eight months in the bottle after it was disgorged, with a dosage of 8g/l. In the glass the wine has a luminous golden color and an intense and fresh aroma from the fullness of the fruit with notes of citrus, ripe passion fruit, star anise and gooseberry, followed by a gourmandize sensation of hazelnut butter and toasted barley with a saline hint that will return in the flavor but which in the nose is a cloud of chalk. The mouthfeel has volume and tension, scenic presence and pure freshness, a giant step that animates the dynamic depth and wins you over with its energy that does not fade for a long time." Daniele Cernilli, DoctorWine.it, Nov 2016
Notes: OC.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $170

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