Louis Roederer is s family-owned Champagne house founded in 1776, which has a fantastic reputation for quality, from their house style NV blend throughout their range. It is currently managed by Frédéric Rouzaud, who is the family's seventh generation. The estate has 440 acres of vineyard holdings, which provide over 80% of the fruit for their Pinot Noir dominant house blend, the Louis Roederer's non-vintage Brut Premier. In 1876 Louis Roederer famously created the Cristal at the request of Tsar Alexander II. Cristal is both powerful and delicate, combining subtlety and precision and is one of the most recognizable, hedonistic Champagnes on the market.