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    847
  • Producer ranking ?

    93
  • Decanting time

    No
  • When to drink

    Now
  • Food Pairing

    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

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The Story

Dom Pérignon Rosé is a tribute to Pinot Noir. To work with Pinot Noir continually requires excellence and humility. In that regard, Dom Pérignon Rosé is a paradox to the point of contradiction as it is the perfect balance of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
Although it took over ten years to reach the light of day, the color of Dom Pérignon Rosé dares to express all the tension between youth and maturity, between exhibition and restraint.
Dom Pérignon Rosé keeps the Pinot Noir promise by making it sing out loud, on a clear, vibrant and fragile note.

 

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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Wine Information

DOM PÉRIGNON
ROSÉ 1966

THE HARVEST
Harvesting began on 22 September under good conditions, with perfectly healthy grapes.



TASTING NOTES
A very elegant and light vintage compared to the 1962 and the 1971. A legendary vintage arousing euphoria, with its hints of meringue, tea and roses combined with a fleshy pinot flavour, mature, redolent of a bourgogne. A real winning champagne.

Richard Juhlin, “4000 champagnes”

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Tasting note

color

Full

ending

Long and Flavorful

flavors

Toasty, Honey and Mushrooms

nose

Intense and Opulent

recommend

Yes

taste

Round, Elegant and Full

Written Notes

A super-elegant and light vintage in comparison with the '62 and the '71. Fabulous and euphoria-inducing with nuances of meringue, tea, and roses, together with the rich, mature, Burgundy-like Pinot aroma. A true winner of a Champagne.
  • 96p
All the six bottles were in good condition with perfect levels. A developed orange-hued deep golden colour. Elegant light effervescence left in the wine. Rich and pronounced nose of toast, mushrooms and honey. Marked acidity on the palate. Fruitiness remains high enough to balance it. However, slight drying of the wine is evident. Full and round wine with a long toasty finish. Drinking very well now but declining slowly.
  • 96p
This had an absolutely delicious, honeyed nose. It was very chocolaty for a Rose, also possessing both strawberry and honey aromas and flavors. The palate was big and earthy with tasty wood components yet a soft finish; its acidity was noticeable in the belly but not spicy or 'kick'-y going down. Rob exclaimed that there were still 'years of life left,' and there were due to its subtle, lingering acidity. A touch of Cuban cigar rounded out the palate
  • 94p
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Origin

Reims, Champagne

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Grand Vintage Collection

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MCIII

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Vintage

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