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The Story

 At the end of the 17th Century, Dom Pierre Pérignon stated his ambition to create ‘the best wine in the world’.  On 29 September 1694, Dom Pierre Pérignon wrote that his mission was to create “the best wine in the world.” He dedicated himself to improving viticulture techniques, perfecting the art blending grapes from different crus, and introduced the gentle and fractional pressing to obtain white wine from black grapes.Ever since, the House of Dom Pérignon has perpetuated this visionary approach instilled by its founder, one that remains a hallmark of true luxury: the constant reinvention of the exceptional.

Under the creative leadership of cellar master Richard Geoffroy, Dom Pérignon is reinvented with every vintage. The miraculous concept of assemblage – the delicate balance between Pinot Noir and Chardonnay – and the commitment to Vintage are instrumental in the act of creation, revealing the wine's extra soul. Precise and tactile to the point of seamlessness, tense through rhythm and vibrancy, vigorous and fresh yet mature, intense and complex – such is the sensual style of Dom Pérignon: so inviting, yet so mysterious...

The core of the blend are the eight historical Grands Crus, Aÿ, Bouzy, Verzenay, Mailly, Chouilly, Cramant, Avize and Le Mesnil, plus the legendary Hautvillers Premier Cru. Dom Perignon also has the unique privilege of being able to select grapes from all 17 Grands Crus in Champagne. giving birth to Dom Perignon's highly intriguing contrast".

 

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Vintage 1952

DOM PÉRIGNON
VINTAGE 1952

THE HARVEST
Harvesting began hastily on 8 September, despite unfavourable weather conditions over the majority of the period.



TASTING NOTES
A deep golden color with a healthy mousse. A very idiosyncratic Dom Pérignon, without the usual fruit and roast bonanza. Instead the wine is dominated by truffles, leather, meat, and tar.

Richard Juhlin, November 1998

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Full, Straw and Evolved

ending

Long, Extensive and Lingering

flavors

Mineral, Vanilla, Toasty, Leather, Truffles and Nutty

nose

Mature, Refined, Opulent and Seductive

recommend

Yes

taste

Average in Acidity, Low alcohol content, Medium tannin, Concentrated, Well-Integrated, Well-structured, Mature, Ripe, Rich, Elegant and Silky tannins

Verdict

Mediocre and Well made

Written Notes

A deep golden color with a healthy mousse. A very idiosyncratic Dom Pérignon, without the usual fruit and roast bonanza. Instead the wine is dominated by truffles, leather, meat, and tar.
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Information

Origin

Reims, Champagne

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 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1952  ( Moët & Chandon )

"A deep golden color with a healthy mousse. A very idiosyncratic Dom Pérignon, without the usual fruit and roast bonanza. Instead the wine is dominated by truffles, leather, meat, and tar."

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 Emma Kaukoranta, Pro (Finland)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1952  ( Moët & Chandon )

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