Roederer Estate L’Ermitage Anderson Valley Brut 2012

Roederer Estate L’Ermitage Anderson Valley Brut  2012
$42.95

SKU 3008

750ml

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Winemaker 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 cuvee. Grilled peach and brioche aromas are followed by a citrus and pomelo taste. The creamy richness is lifted by a clean acidity for a long and pleasant finish.

Category Sparkling Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region North Coast
Appellation Anderson Valley
Brand Roederer Estate
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Wine SpectatorExtravagant, yet balanced and refined, with lush, crisp brioche, fresh ginger and spice, roasted hazelnut and Asian pear flavors that fan out on the lengthy finish. Drink now through 2020.

Tim Fish, December 2018