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Roederer Estate Brut NV

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A delicious California bubbly that's delicate in style, rich and toasty aromas up front with complex lemon, pear, hazelnut, honey and butter notes. Its real finesse and polishshows through best on the elegant finish, where the flavors linger on and on. 90ptsWSRoederer'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 Cuvee. All the grapes for the Anderson Valley wines are grown on the Estate. Each year, the winemaker selects a portion of the best wines for aging in Center of France oak casks. Aged from one to three years, wines from this reserve cellar are added to the blend, creating a multi-vintage Cuvee in the traditional Roederer style, known for its body, finesse and depth of flavor.Only the Cuvee (first pressing of 120 gallons/ton) is used, gently pressed pulp with minimal skin contact. No Premiere or Deuxieme Taille used (subsequent pressings of 16 gallons each). The wine is fermented at 65 degrees Fahrenheit in high grade stainless steel tanks. No malolactic fermentation, to ensure the wines age well and retain the fresh, somewhat austere style that is one of the characteristics of Roederer wines. Oak aged reserve wines from the Estate's cellars make up 10% to 20% of the final Roederer Estate Cuvee. Finally, the wines are aged a minimum of two years on the yeast - En Tirage. This is a California Wine.

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Roederer Estate:
Founded in 1982, Roederer Estate winery is nestled in Mendocino County's cool, fog-shrouded Anderson Valley. As the California outpost of Champagne Louis Roederer, Roederer Estate winery builds upon a centuries-old tradition of fine winemaking.  Roederer Estate's sparkling wines are produced using only Estate-grown grapes from the winery's own vineyards. Carrying on the... Read more
Founded in 1982, Roederer Estate winery is nestled in Mendocino County's cool, fog-shrouded Anderson Valley. As the California outpost of Champagne Louis Roederer, Roederer Estate winery builds upon a centuries-old tradition of fine winemaking.  Roederer Estate's sparkling wines are produced using only Estate-grown grapes from the winery's own vineyards. Carrying on the tradition of Champagne Louis Roederer in France, special oak-aged reserve wines are added to each blend. The multi-vintage Roederer Estate Anderson Valley Brut debuted in 1988 to great acclaim, followed by the Roederer Brut Rosé and Roederer Estate's tête de cuvée, L'Ermitage.  Roederer Estate's brand website can be found at www.RoedererEstate.com. Read less

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Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578085,600
3.50 5
09/12/2014

Really nice Anderson Valley bubbly. Tight and abundant bubbles, a nice yeasty nose. Dry and citrusy with a bit of bread dough and creamy lemon on the palate. The finish is medium long with a kick of lemon drop on the end. This has excellent QPR.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,195
4.50 5
02/24/2013

Clear fresh nose. Some yeast. Stony. Sweet pure citrus. Sleek and focused with nice balance. Floral apple flavors, lemont tart and spicy hazelnut. 92 pts. 12/15/12


External Reviews for Roederer Estate Brut

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Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

Intense and compact, with a tight beam of earth, pear, citrus and mineral, offering taut acidity and ending with a dash of ginger. Drink now. 80,000 cases made.



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The Roederer Estate Brut is crisp and elegant with complex pear, spice and hazelnut flavors. It is fresh and lightly fruity with great finesse and depth of flavor.

A delicious California bubbly that's delicate in style, rich and toasty aromas up front with complex lemon, pear, hazelnut, honey and butter notes. Its real finesse and polishshows through best on the elegant finish, where the flavors linger on and on. 90ptsWSRoederer'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 Cuvee. All the grapes for the Anderson Valley wines are grown on the Estate. Each year, the winemaker selects a portion of the best wines for aging in Center of France oak casks. Aged from one to three years, wines from this reserve cellar are added to the blend, creating a multi-vintage Cuvee in the traditional Roederer style, known for its body, finesse and depth of flavor.Only the Cuvee (first pressing of 120 gallons/ton) is used, gently pressed pulp with minimal skin contact. No Premiere or Deuxieme Taille used (subsequent pressings of 16 gallons each). The wine is fermented at 65 degrees Fahrenheit in high grade stainless steel tanks. No malolactic fermentation, to ensure the wines age well and retain the fresh, somewhat austere style that is one of the characteristics of Roederer wines. Oak aged reserve wines from the Estate's cellars make up 10% to 20% of the final Roederer Estate Cuvee. Finally, the wines are aged a minimum of two years on the yeast - En Tirage. This is a California Wine.

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