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Louis Roederer Cristal 1990 Millennium Mathusalem - Large Format 600cl / 12%
A 600cl Methuselah of Louis Roederer Cristal from the 1990 vintage. This was released in the year 2000 after nine years on its lees to mark the new millennium.
This is bottle number 1785 of 2000.
'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. Moreover, it is much more delicate than most wines from this ripe vintage. Amazingly, the 1990 tastes like it is still not ready! 97/100' Antonio Galloni, Vinous, 2018
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note damage to the leather box straps and minor wear to the inside of the box.
The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.