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  • Producer ranking ?

    24
  • Decanting time

    10min
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Thai Langoustine Soup with Lime Leaves and Coconut

The Story

DOM PÉRIGNON OENOTHÈQUE  / As the custodian of Dom Pérignon’s history and style, Geoffroy watches over a few samples of each vintage in his OEnothèque, the Chef de Cave’s wine cellar. In the OEnothèque, the wine continues to mature for years and even decades, and is reborn with each metamorphosis of time, for Dom Pérignon is unanimously recognized for its impressive aging potential. As Geoffroy puts it, “Dom Pérignon OEnothèque is the ultimate expression of a wine whose style defies time.”

Geoffroy’s commitment to the OEnothèque program, which began with the 1990 Vintage, involves ongoing personal research on each vintage. The effect of time on the bottled wine retains its share of mystery and surprise even for him.

Dom Pérignon keeps pushing one step further, sometimes rewriting the rules, to pave the path for renewed experiences. So does Œnothèque, glorifying the exclusive process of actively aging a wine on its lees to offer a magnified style through re-releases. Œnothèque prolongs the character of the original Vintage wine, coming ever closer to the ideal of Dom Pérignon. The patience of wine lovers is now rewarded with a deeper, more intimate discovery and perception of Dom Pérignon. The current Vintage is put in proper perspective by giving a glimpse of the aging potential. It would now be virtually impossible for me to imagine Dom Pérignon without its Œnothèque expression.

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A 1975 Dom Perignon Oenotheque was disgorged in 2007. It was wafery and spiny, more Oenotheque than 1975 (94).

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Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1975 / A gorgeous, mature Champagne that has a natural sweetness on the nose and palate - sweet biscuits, butterscotch, honeysuckle and toffee. A remarkable Champagne with a long finish that is perfect to enjoy with food - the flavours remind one of a complex, mature, white Burgundy. According to winemaker Richard Geoffroy, this vintage was one the latest harvests with grapes picked in October. There is a richness and generosity here that is not present in many other vintages from the 1970s. This 1975 Oenotheque was disgorged in 2008.

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Origin

Reims, Champagne

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Very good

Investment potential

Average

Fake factory

None

Glass time

45min

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 Jeannie Cho Lee MW, Pro (China)  tasted  Dom Pérignon Oenothèque 1975  ( Moët & Chandon )

Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1975 / A gorgeous, mature Champagne that has a natural sweetness on the nose and palate - sweet biscuits, butterscotch, honeysuckle and toffee. A remarkable Champagne with a long finish that is perfect to enjoy with food - the flavours remind one of a complex, mature, white Burgundy. According to winemaker Richard Geoffroy, this vintage was one the latest harvests with grapes picked in October. There is a richness and generosity here that is not present in many other vintages from the 1970s. This 1975 Oenotheque was disgorged in 2008.

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 John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  tasted  Dom Pérignon Oenothèque 1975  ( Moët & Chandon )

A 1975 Dom Perignon Oenotheque was disgorged in 2007. It was wafery and spiny, more Oenotheque than 1975 (94).

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