2017 Roederer L'Ermitage Anderson Valley Brut Sparkling Wine

SKU #5063674
Winery Notes- L’Ermitage, Roederer Estate’s special Tête de Cuvée, is a sparkling wine made only in exceptional years from pre-selected, estate-grown grapes. Carrying on the tradition of Champagne Louis Roederer in France, Roederer Estate produces its sparkling wines in the traditional French méthode traditionelle and adds special oak-aged reserve wines to each blend. L’Ermitage debuted with the 1989 vintage. Fine tiny bubbles and a long lasting mousse are the usual footprints of the L’Ermitage cuvée. Rich aromatics of butter pastry and Asian pear. Broad entry, clean mouthfeel. Quince freshness and texture. Soft and gentle finish. A L’Ermitage from a warmer vintage with power and richness.
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JAMES SUCKLING RATING: 96
JAMES SUCKLING REVIEW: Delightful citrus notes with yellow apple, faint white flowers, sourdough, brioche and a hint of hazelnut. Full-bodied with a very delicate and fine bead, and crisp acidity. Beautiful finesse with an amusing transparency and freshness to it. Very refreshing, too. Fine bubbles. Structured. Drink with meat. A blend of 52% chardonnay, 46% pinot noir and 2% pinot meunier. Five years on lees. 7.5 grams dosage. Drink or hold.
WINE SPECTATOR RATING: 94
WINE SPECTATOR REVIEW: Opulent yet detailed, with expressive pear and cherry flavors accented by roasted hazelnut, brioche and fresh ginger. Builds richness on the plush finish.
More Information
Vintage 2017
Country United States
Region California
Appellation Anderson Valley/Mendocino
Bottle Size 750ml
Special Assignment Best Sellers
Alcohol %- 12.5
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