When it came to designing this Cristal Jeroboam,
all I could think of was the light of the wine
protected in a clear bottle
that was imposing due to its size.
No shadows on the bottle,
only reflections from a “sun”.
From this idea emerged that of a delicate lattice
like a jewel against the skin.
Medallion links encasing the surface of the glass
to create a precious, unique
setting for each movement.
Each medallion bottle is
Four days of work
Two master goldsmiths
Twelve different trades
Seven meters of
brass tape dipped in 24 carat gold
Five hundred and eight silver-weld points
Four hundred Jeroboam 2002s in the World –
two hundred released in 2013
Highly technical prowess
based on advanced knowhow
inspired by the greatest traditions of jewellery,
Roederer’s emblematic medallion
is composed of a light, protective
The 2002 cuvée is a jewel, revealing
its many facets in the shimmering reflections
from this sensual, timeless, powdered gold armour.