Louis Roederer Collection 242 NV

  • Louis Roederer
  • Frankrike, Champagne

2 399 kr

  • 3000 ml
  • Art.nr 87511

Sortiment Systembolagets beställning

Restsocker 8 g/l

Alkoholhalt 12,0 %

Champagne

Karaktär

Ljusgul färg med stor, fruktig och nyanserad doft med inslag av citrus och lätt brödighet. Collection 242 domineras av Chardonnay som var av exceptionell kvalitet år 2017. Elegant, fyllig, frisk och fruktig smak med citruston och ett avslut med energi och friskhet.

Tillverkning

34% av vinet har genomgått malolaktisk jäsning.

Lagring

Lagras i genomsnitt i tre år på jästfällning samt sex månader efter degorgering. Champagnen är en blend från flera års skördar varav en del kommer från Louis Roederer Reserve-viner som mognat på ekfat i flera år. Collection 242 är en multivintage baserad på en ” Perpetual Reserve” ett solera-system med början år 2012, en högre andel fatlagrade reservviner samt årgång 2017

Passar till

Serveras vid ca 10°C som aperitif eller till fisk- och skaldjursrätter.

Information

242nd blend står för skörd nummer 242 Perpetual Reserve: 34% (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) Reserve wines aged in oak: 10% (2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) 2017 vintage: 56% Använd gärna Louis Roederers app för att läsa av etiketten och få all information om innehållet i just din flaska.

Recensioner

"Roederer's Brut Premier was created in the 1980s to prove to consumers that we could deliver consistent quality with a blend that compensated for less than perfectly ripe vintages," explains Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon. "We were blending in pursuit of maturity, of ripeness. The concept behind the Brut Collection is the opposite: we're looking for freshness—and we are embracing singularity, something we're emphasizing by enumerating each year's blend." This project has been in the making since 2012, when Lecaillon set aside 21,000 liters of wine to constitute a perpetual reserve aged in large tanks without malolactic fermentation. Sourcing has evolved too: less must is coming from cooperatives, and only vineyards cultivated without the use of herbicides inform the blend. A dedicated team oversees all this, visiting every grower three times per year. And vinification is parcel by parcel to deliver a maximum of blending components. Iteration 242 is based on the 2017 vintage (56%), supplemented by 34% reserve wines from the perpetual reserve established in 2012 and 10% foudre-aged reserve wines. So much for the composition and concept of the new NV Brut Collection 242, but how does it taste? This debut release is very impressive indeed, wafting from the glass with notes of pear, peach, ripe citrus fruit, toasted almonds, fresh pastry and white flowers. Medium to full-bodied, pillowy and textural, it's concentrated and layered, with lively acids, an enlivening pinpoint mousse and a long, sapid finish. Brut Premier was already a very persuasive wine, but the new Brut Collection nevertheless represents a step up. Drink Date 2021 - 2035

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