Carte Blanche offers intense oral tones (honey) and notes of ripe sweet fruits (caramelised apple), and warm sugar almonds (frangipane). Dosage adds a rich, creamy texture with great length but without being heavy. The freshness of the wine supports this length bringing a well-balanced and highly persistent wine.
The style is rich, creamy and full, balanced with fine acidity.
The upheavals of the start of the twentieth century, in particular the First World War that destroyed more than half of the Louis Roederer estate - led Léon Olry Roederer to reconstruct his vineyard. He decided to buy in grapes to ensure continuity during the period of crisis. In doing so, he created a wine of several vintages with a constant taste whatever the year of harvesting