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    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

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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Tasting note

ending

Medium, Extensive and Vibrant

taste

Average in Acidity, Low alcohol content, Balanced, Medium-bodied, Harmonious, Vigor and Toasty

Verdict

Full-bodied and Mediocre

Written Notes

The night was all about 1959, except the magnum of 1988 Dom Perignon Rose. Its nose spoke of good herbs, showing more fraise than strawberry. Lots of citrus and orange peel rounded out this aromatic bubbly, which had lots of grass and hay. Good flesh, nice richness and good minerality summed up our aperitif (94M).

  • 94p
Oh my goodness! A fantastic rosé wine with the same delightful Aÿ aroma as the '85. Moët's bready, mushroomy, yeasty note is certainly recognizable and hogs a big part of the picture. There is also a terroir-propelled elegance and a La Tâche-like silkiness on the tongue that only the truly great wines can mobilize.
  • 96p

Information

Origin

Reims, Champagne

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Brut Impérial

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Dom Pérignon Oenothèque Rosé

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Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé

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Dom Pérignon Résérve de l'Abbaye

Dom Pérignon Rosé P3

Grand Vintage

Grand Vintage Collection

Grand vintage rosé

MCIII

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Rosé Impérial

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Vinothèque

Vintage

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 John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  tasted  Dom Pérignon Rosé 1988  ( Moët & Chandon )

The night was all about 1959, except the magnum of 1988 Dom Perignon Rose. Its nose spoke of good herbs, showing more fraise than strawberry. Lots of citrus and orange peel rounded out this aromatic bubbly, which had lots of grass and hay. Good flesh, nice richness and good minerality summed up our aperitif (94M).

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 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Dom Pérignon Rosé 1988  ( Moët & Chandon )

"Oh my goodness! A fantastic rosé wine with the same delightful Aÿ aroma as the '85. Moët's bready, mushroomy, yeasty note is certainly recognizable and hogs a big part of the picture. There is also a terroir-propelled elegance and a La Tâche-like silkiness on the tongue that only the truly great wines can mobilize."

1y 3m ago

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