Roederer 1979 Cristal

Roederer’s 1979 Cristal is easily one of the greatest Champagnes I have ever had the privilege of tasting and drinking. Several recent bottles have been magnificent. Rich, textured and resonant on the palate, the 1979 blossoms with expressive orange peel, crushed flowers, exotic spices, rose petal and honey overtones. Well-stored bottles will drink well for another decade, perhaps longer. The interplay of interplay of expressive fruit and vibrant acidity is the signature of this great Champagne vintage. 99/Drinking window: 2014 - 2024