Top 10 wines in the US press

21st November, 2013 by Andy Young

2004 Roederer Estate L’Ermitage Brut Anderson Valley

2004 Roederer Estate L'Ermitage Brut Anderson ValleyIn the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné recommended this sparkler, writing: “Not to overlook Roederer’s non-vintage efforts, but its latest L’Ermitage is gorgeous. About half each Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, with a bit of reserve wine from 2000, it has that seamless quality that also marks Roederer’s best Champagnes. Fern, coriander seed and a mandarin orange freshness that matches the apple-skin texture and quince fruit. Its yeastiness is subtle and savory, like good rye bread. Should be even better in a year. Disgorged January 2013.”

2 Responses to “Top 10 wines in the US press”

  1. robert crandall says:

    very much in the style that won the 1976 paris judgement? Pick up a book every once and awhile and learn that the block of grapes and the winemaker do not belong to ch. montelena and have not since 1976!!!

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