Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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THe TiMeLeSS CRiSTaL The average consumer thinks of Cristal as another luxury Champagne, a brand, a label and a fancy bottle. However, the contents of the bottle and the history behind that label have elevated Cristal to the status it enjoys today. T he fact is that Cristal is created through the hard work and devotion of a winemaking team obsessed with maintaining the apogee and reputation of a brand achieved through nearly 150 years of production. The fruit for Cristal hails only from estate-owned vineyards, many of which are farmed biodynamically, with a level of vineyard management that is unheard of throughout most large Champagne houses. It goes beyond the prestige and the label. Deeper than the branding and romance that marketing provides. Cristal is a example of how the timeless houses of old-World Champagne are looking to the future, determined to maintain the highest level of excellence. ✦ Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 JS 100 / JG 99 » $249 "Staggeringly concentrated, yet the balance… power is intense and long. This is an ultra precise Cristal…" James Suckling (1802096) Louis Roederer Cristal 2009 We 97 » $225 ...great depth and richness, a beautiful balance between ripe fruit and crisp texture that make it alive, crisp and bright…." Roger Voss (1802064)

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