N/V Collection 244, Louis Roederer (Base Vintage 2019)

N/V Collection 244, Louis Roederer (Base Vintage 2019)

Brut Premier is dead, long live Collection! This is the third major release in the series. It was born of an idea that came to master winemaker Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon deep in the Roederer cellars, in 2002. He wanted to make a multi-vintage wine that captured the essence of the Roederer style, and differentiated the nuance of the vintages in the blend. In 2012 he started a perpetual reserve, with young vine fruit from the biodynamic parcels usually dedicated to the production of Cristal. Collection 244 is based on the remarkable 2019 vintage (54% of the blend), with the remainder made up of the perpetual reserve. It's a blend of 41% Chardonnay, 33% Pinot Noir, and 26% Meunier. The house dates back to 1776, and the name pays homage to the 244thharvest since then. It is fresh and incisive, with the chalkiness and salinity you might find in young Cristal. The new Collections mark the end of the line of the Brut Premier cuvée. It’s only a small step up in price, but from tasting it multiple times we are convinced it is a huge leap up in quality and style.

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Case, 6 Bottles
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Wine details

  • Region & country
  • Grape
    Pinot Meunier
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Ready 2023 - 2033info
  • Colour
  • Sweetness
  • Style
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV

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