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  • Country ranking ?

    595
  • Producer ranking ?

    49
  • Decanting time

    10min
  • When to drink

    now - 2030

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The Story

Dom Pérignon vintages are released after 7 years of ageing. A small portion of each vintage is kept on the lees even longer, to continue the evolution and magnify its natural qualities.

Only one person - the Dom Pérignon cellar master - can decide if and when to re-release a vintage. The P2 label indicates that the vintage has reached its second peak in maturity, with optimized intensity (15 to 20 years after harvest). The P3 label indicates its third peak, with optimized complexity (after 30 years on the lees).

 

The maturation of Dom Pérignon occurs not in a simple linear trajectory, but in successive leaps into new expression, each of which are called Plénitudes. In the long journey of elaboration, the wine goes through this metamorphosis, a transformation. Each Plénitude contributes to Dom Pérignon’s singularity. In the darkness of the cellars, from one plénitude to the next, Dom Pérignon will grow and blossom, transmuting time into energy. 
 

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The year was full of contrasts, with a variable summer. The wetter periods never quite made up for the earlier moisture deficit. Eventually, in the month before the harvest (which began on September 16), spells of hot weather and northeasterly winds gave the vintage an unusual maturity.

The intense nose is daring, with surprising Mediterranean influences mingling dried roses, citron, saffron, figs and bay leaf. The bouquet expresses darker, silvery notes that are briny and peppery.

The wine vibrates and alternates between light and shadow, freshness and gravity. The note holds in pointillist touches arriving in successive waves. Each sensation is light, savory, precise and contained. The acidic imprint that distinguishes the vintage is perfectly integrated here. The wine glides without any dryness as the appealing bitterness of spicy citrus lingers on.

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Vintage 1995

 A large crop, very fine quality, especially for Chardonnay. In fact the most successful wines are the blanc de blancs. The Champagnes are similar in character to the 1988s, with the best examples possessing marvellous ageing potential. Most 1995s are at their peak but should provide lovely, complex drinking for the next three or four years

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

19 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Light and Salmon

ending

Long, Gentle and Round

flavors

Raspberry, Mint, Toasty and Creamy

nose

Intense, Complex, Generous and Refined

taste

Average in Acidity, Perfectly balanced, Developing, Medium-bodied, Harmonious, Elegant, Fruity and Dry

Verdict

Sophisticated and Impressive

Written Notes

As usual, Richard Geoffroy—like his predecessor—has succeeded in creating a wine that has seductive suppleness, complexity, and concentration in one and the same wine. In that sense, Dom Pérignon has a greatness that no other wines can really match, excepting La Tâche in Burgundy. This sensual, flower-meadow-scented, cream pastry wine needs many years to itself to enter into the loveliest, fully matured stage spiced with exoticism, but what does that matter? Let us be ravished by its hedonistic charm and drink the drops of pleasure in its tender youth.

  • 94p

“There is a timeless feel to this beauty, which is unmistakeably Dom Pérignon in its pristinely pure, smoky mineral character. Beautiful Pinot aromas, underwood, cherry, spice and chocolate. Tight and first in the glass but builds up over time into an excuisitely refined yet endlessly layered whole. Seamless is the right word for this wine that has rested on its yeast lees for over 15 years bringing such harmony to it. Velvet-smooth, linear palate full of energy. Positively vinous, intense and lingering. Great exuberance of fruit. Even if the 1995 was a rich vintage, its Dom Pérignon Rosé P2 is a particularly elegant wine, which will go on and on.”

  • 98p

The bouquet continues to vibrate with the fruit. As it breathes, the wine opens up. Bright notes of cherry and violet soon mingle with hints of rye, praline and smoke.

In the mouth, the wine is perfectly coherent. Radiant overall, it opens with ease. Elegant, contained and fleshy in its breadth, it has a mellow, exotic finish.

Good looking normal size bottle. Colour is salmon and light. On the nose it is open, intense, complex, refined and generous. The taste is harmonious, fruity, elegant, fragrant, vivid, and dry, and average in acidity, medium-bodied, with perfectly balanced structure and developing. On the palate it is layered and has toasty, raspberry, mint and creamy flavours. The finish is long, gentle, round, flavorful, vibrant and lingering. This wine is sophisticated and impressive. Perfectly stored bottles are still very worthy and will last well for another 1-5 years.
- (Tasting note created by Tb's AI)
  • 96p
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Origin

Reims, Champagne

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