Roederer Cristal, Krug, Dom Pérignon - and another luxury cuvée
30 Nov 2001 by JR
My first day back at work after the summer break consisted of a trip to Reims to taste a vertical of Roederer Cristal. It's dirty work but... No, I really do realise how lucky I am to have my job, and that these sorts of experiences are my reward for ploughing through bottle after boring bottle of branded wines from the supermarkets (very occasionally finding a good one - see Fine wine arrives at Tesco ). ROEDERER Here are my notes on what I tasted - I have given *** to the wines that are seriously stunning for drinking now and none to the lesser ones. Some of the * and ** wines may well graduate to a higher rating with time...

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