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Louis Roederer Collection 242 NV Deluxe 12% Magnum 1500ml - Gift Boxed

Louis Roederer Collection 242 NV Deluxe 12% Magnum 1500ml - Gift Boxed 

The Collection 242 blend is dominated by Chardonnay which was of exceptional quality in the 2017 vintage. Theperfectly ripe Chardonnay grapes lend the wine its aromasof ripe, sweet fruit complemented by subtle oaky notes. Thepalate is rich and ripe with a luxurious texture that coatsthe palate, the signature of an outstanding Chardonnay.The Pinot noir and Meunier grapes from the Vallée de laMarne complete the wine’s broad, luscious, smooth andjuicy character. The finish is energetic and fresh.

Louis Roederer today remains one of the very few remaining family owned Houses in Champagne with 7th generation Frederic Rouzaud at the helm. From the 100 hectares acquired in 1850 by Louis Roederer, the Domaine today extends over 240 hectares averaging 98% on the official Echelle classification. All vineyard acquisitions follow Louis Roederer’s strict 70% policy – that is ownership of at least 70% of the total production. All Louis Roederer Cuvees are Estate grown with the exception of Brut Premier which is 60% estate fruit and 40% fruit sourced from long-term contracted growers.

Louis Roederer farm 65 Ha of their Domaine vineyards under a biodynamic and organic regime as part of what Chef de Cave Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon says is a work in progress. In 2012 Louis Roederer became the largest biodynamic producer in Champagne.

Variety: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
Region: Reims, Champagne, France
Winemaker: Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon

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