2009 Louis Roederer Blanc de Blancs



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Average critic rating : 93.0 points

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It had been a bit over a year since I last tasted the 2009 Louis Roederer Blanc de Blancs Brut Millésime, and the wine has started to blossom nicely and is really starting to come into its own. As readers may recall, this wine was aged just under five years sur latte prior to disgorgement, with the vins clairs barrel-fermented in foudres and not undergoing malolactic fermentation. The finishing dosage is nine grams per liter. The bouquet is showing a bit more almond than it back in the summer of 2015, wafting from the glass in a superb blend of pear, apple, lovely nuttiness, a fine base of chalky minerality, gentle fruit blossoms, brioche and still that exotic (and truly captivating) topnote of lavender. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and already starting to blossom nicely, with a lovely core, fine focus and grip, elegant mousse and a very long, complex and classy finish. The warmer vintage character of 2009 has allowed this wine to come forward a bit quicker than I anticipated when I tasted the wine last and the wine is drinking very nicely today. It may not last quite as long as I anticipated when I tasted it soon after release, but it is now ready and showing beautifully. Nov 2016, www.viewfromthecellar.com, Drink: 2016-2030+.

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