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  • Producer ranking ?

    107
  • Decanting time

    10min
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    A cold dashi broth with clams

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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15 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Light, Straw and Clear

ending

Long, Pure and Lingering

flavors

Toasty, Creamy, Mineral, Herbs, White fruits and Nutty

nose

Open, Charming, Complex and Fresh

recommend

Yes

taste

High in Acidity, Low alcohol content, Balanced, Youthful, Light, Fruity, Elegant, Fresh and Dry

Verdict

Sexy and Excellent

Written Notes

An absolutely fabulous, great, broad-shouldered costume with juicy exotic fruitiness and an almost 76-like sensation of essence and fullness of body. A real fruit bomb that is going to give pleasure to many generations of wine-lovers. The funny thing is that this wine does not have even a trace of Dom Pérignon's typically toasted character as yet, despite its sweet mellowness. The most important explanation for this is probably the brief time since being disgorged, but also, paradoxically enough, the wine's gorgeous oiliness that makes it difficult for the toasted aromas to elbow their way out.
  • 93p

Golden yellow color, many small bubbles, very nice mousse. Very mineral nose with citrus fruits and some brioche and butter. On palate smooth, rich, loads of citrus and very long finish. Every sip you find something new, wow. Magnums just do it better. Very nice with duck liver and cold smoked salmon. 95 points.

  • 95p
Pale lemon yellow, quite a different attitude, lemon, lime, flint, tight, sea front, minerals and shell fish. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, long. A few hours later, openeing up tremedously, refined and layered. Loved this one since day one. 94
  • 94p

Information

Origin

Reims, Champagne

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Very good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé

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Dom Pérignon Rosé

Dom Pérignon Rosé P3

Grand Vintage

Grand Vintage Collection

Grand vintage rosé

MCIII

Moët Ice Impérial

Nectar Imperial

Rosé Impérial

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Vintage

Vintage rosé

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95p
 Juha Jormanainen, Wine Writer (Finland)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1999  ( Moët & Chandon )

Golden yellow color, many small bubbles, very nice mousse. Very mineral nose with citrus fruits and some brioche and butter. On palate smooth, rich, loads of citrus and very long finish. Every sip you find something new, wow. Magnums just do it better. Very nice with duck liver and cold smoked salmon. 95 points.

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93p
 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1999  ( Moët & Chandon )

"An absolutely fabulous, great, broad-shouldered costume with juicy exotic fruitiness and an almost 76-like sensation of essence and fullness of body. A real fruit bomb that is going to give pleasure to many generations of wine-lovers. The funny thing is that this wine does not have even a trace of Dom Pérignon's typically toasted character as yet, despite its sweet mellowness. The most important explanation for this is probably the brief time since being disgorged, but also, paradoxically enough, the wine's gorgeous oiliness that makes it difficult for the toasted aromas to elbow their way out."

1y 5m ago

94p
 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1999  ( Moët & Chandon )

"Pale lemon yellow, quite a different attitude, lemon, lime, flint, tight, sea front, minerals and shell fish. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, long. A few hours later, openeing up tremedously, refined and layered. Loved this one since day one. 94"

1y 9m ago

92p
 Juha Lihtonen, Sommelier (Finland)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1999  ( Moët & Chandon )

"Bright, yellow colour with refined small bubbles. Lovely toasty nose with creamy, lemony aromas and delicate complex yeasty touch with peppermint. The taste is very fresh. It is crisp, mineral, moderately light-bodied, complex, refined, balanced, and showing oily structure with fresh peppermint flavours in the lingering long finish. This wine has been tasted 4 times in one month now and has shown extraordinary vividness for Dom Pérignon. Truly a great wine – drinking lovely now but will keep and evolve for next 20 years! "

4y 6m ago

90p
 Jonas Sandberg, Sommelier (Sweden)  tasted  Dom Pérignon 1999  ( Moët & Chandon )

"Great house-typical style. Big and bold, plenty of yellow fruits. A powerful wine."

4y 8m ago

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