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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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18 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Medium, Straw and Pale

ending

Long, Round and Lingering

flavors

Smoky and Floral

nose

Intense and Ripe

recommend

Yes

taste

Well-structured, Medium-bodied, Round, Harmonious and Dry

Written Notes

One of the best from 1980. Light, but very well developed in its toasty style. Sea and shellfish, along with mint chocolate, are present in the wide spectrum of aromas. Fresh and crisp, but somewhat too hollow to be seen as a great Dom Pérignon.
  • 92p
Golden, camphor, King of Denmark drops, touch of sweet fruits. good acidity, long if lean. 89 for those who like the style....
  • 89p

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Origin

Reims, Champagne

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Dom Pérignon Rosé

Dom Pérignon Rosé P3

Grand Vintage

Grand Vintage Collection

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92p
 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1980  ( Moët & Chandon )

"One of the best from 1980. Light, but very well developed in its toasty style. Sea and shellfish, along with mint chocolate, are present in the wide spectrum of aromas. Fresh and crisp, but somewhat too hollow to be seen as a great Dom Pérignon."

1y 5m ago

89p
 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1980  ( Moët & Chandon )

"Golden, camphor, King of Denmark drops, touch of sweet fruits. good acidity, long if lean. 89 for those who like the style...."

1y 9m ago

93p
 Pekka Nuikki / Founder of the Fine Wine Magazines, Pro (Finland)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1980  ( Moët & Chandon )

"Wonderful Dom Perignon tasting, 16 vintages agains other great champagnes from the same vintages and the best champagne was 1979 Pommery Cuvée Louise:)..average 98 points!...very close 1973 Cristal and Dom Perignon 1996 enoteque."

4y 11m ago

92p
 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1980  ( Moët & Chandon )

"1969 was amazing 98p and 1934 runnerup with 97p. "

5y 5m ago

95p
 Edward Cuvée, Pro (Finland)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1980  ( Moët & Chandon )

"avelvino little Xmas party :D"

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