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2004 Laurent-Perrier Alexandra Grand Cuvee Rose

Light label condition issue

France Direct
Expected Arrival:
November, 2022
France Direct wines are sourced from individual cellars in France. They ship directly to our Napa warehouse each quarter.

ITEM 8393490 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased direct from a distributor

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
3 $225
Item Sold Amount Date
I8451388 1 $210 Sep 25, 2022
I8436636 1 $205 Sep 11, 2022
I8356008 3 $225 Jul 31, 2022
I8356005 3 $225 Jul 31, 2022
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95Wine Enthusiast

Ripe, it still retains plenty of red fruits while also allowing the toasty character to show through. It's a rosé that calls for food, a rich and balanced wine that is just perfect to drink now.

94The Wine Advocate

...very subtle and fresh bouquet of great elegance and purity. Intense and complex on the palate, this is a very dry, fresh and tension-filled Rosé full of energy and delicacy. Very elegant and still a bit limey, but a great Champagne.

94Vinous / IWC

High-pitched red berry, orange zest & floral scents are underscored by an intense mineral nuance. Taut, linear & strikingly pure... Powerful yet lithe rose with superb finishing power, focus & mineral-driven persistence.

93Wine Spectator

...a finely meshed mix of dried white cherry, toasted almond, spring forest and orange peel, carried on a soft, pearled bead. Fresh, with lightly mouthwatering acidity firming the fruitcake-laced finish.



Laurent-Perrier was founded in 1812 by a cooper and bottler in Tours-sur-Marne. When he died he left it to his cellar master, Eugene Laurent, and Laurent’s wife, Mathilde Perrier. The enterprise changed hands several times in the early 20th century, and in 1949 it was acquired by the Nonancourt family, which still runs the company. Laurent-Perrier is a major producer of Champagne, and it has contracts with more than 1,200 grape growers.


France, Champagne

Champagne is a small, beautiful wine growing region northeast of Paris whose famous name is misused a million times a day. As wine enthusiasts and all French people are well aware, only sparkling wines produced in Champagne from grapes grown in Champagne can be called Champagne. Sparkling wines produced anywhere else, including in other parts of France, must be called something besides Champagne. Champagne producers are justifiably protective of their wines and the prestige associated with true Champagne. Though the region was growing grapes and making wines in ancient times, it began specializing in sparkling wine in the 17th century, when a Benedictine monk named Dom Pierre Pérignon formulated a set guidelines to improve the quality of the local sparkling wines. Despite legends to the contrary, Dom Pérignon did not “invent” sparkling wine, but his rules about aggressive pruning, small yields and multiple pressings of the grapes were widely adopted, and by the 18th and 19th centuries Champagne had become the wine of choice in fashionable courts and palaces throughout Europe. Today there are 75,000 acres of vineyards in Champagne growing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. Champagne’s official appellation system classifies villages as Grand Cru or Premier Cru, though there are also many excellent Champagnes that simply carry the regional appellation. Along with well-known international Champagne houses there are numerous so-called “producer Champagnes,” meaning wines made by families who, usually for several or more generations, have worked their own vineyards and produced Champagne only from their own grapes.