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Louis Roederer Cristal 1990

Your Price: $570.00

Producer: Louis Roederer
Optimum drinking: 2020-2030
Rating: 97 - Vinous
Grape varieties: Pinot Noir 62%, Chardonnay 38%
Winemaker: Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon
Appellation: A.O.C. Champagne
Bottle report: Minor tears to label otherwise very good condition

Cristal 1990 was rated one of the finest Cristal Champagnes ever by Robert Parker. One of the truly great Champagnes from a wonderful vintage.

The 1990 Champagne vintage produced a bumper crop of ripe, concentrated wines. Louis Roederer’s Champagnes are largely sourced from their own vineyards, which ensure that they complete control over the quality of fruit that goes into every single Champagne bottle.

"The Louis Roederer 1990 Cristal is awesome! A classic of power and finesse, richness and delicacy, it may be the greatest Cristal I have ever tasted!" eRobertParker.com

"The 1990 Cristal is remarkable. Polished, nuanced and light on its feet, the 1990 is all class. Citrus, orchard fruit and floral notes are wonderfully lifted throughout. A slight reductive note adds character on the finely knit finish. I can’t think of a better way to start this tasting. Simply put, the 1990 is a total rock star." Vinous

"You won't soon forget this vivid and expressive Champagne. It packs in compound layers of citrus, vanilla, pear and nutmeg that harmonize and linger on the finish. Bright acidity makes it extra refreshing and layered." Wine Spectator

Louis Roederer Cristal 1990 - Golden West Wines