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  • Country ranking ?

    881
  • Producer ranking ?

    104
  • Decanting time

    20min
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    runier caviar and raw asparagus salad

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Tropical notes of guava and curry leaf melt away into more classical ones of zest and very ripe stone fruit. Cocoa and toasted spices complement the whole.
The wine has a bracing vinosity. Its initial richness expands and affirms itself, becoming more physical, powerful and structured. It has remarkable length in the mouth, with a touch of licorice and a backdrop of juicy, bitter blood orange.

FOOD PAIRING

Dom Pérignon Rosé 2005 is extremely physical. This tactile sensation reveals itself through a fresh acidity, grainy tannins and sappiness. The vibrant structure of the wine is unveiled when accompanied with seafood such as an elegant langoustine paired with hummus or with a devilled egg, Prunier caviar and raw asparagus salad. Paired with meat, for instance a charred Waygu beef sashimi with chilled spiced turnip greens, Rosé 2005 offers its smoky minerality up front.

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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

Overall, the year was hot and dry, but it was marked by contrasts. The initial enthusiasm generated by a heat wave in August was tempered by rain and cool weather in September. In the end, drastic selection in the vineyard guaranteed a limited volume of exceptional quality, with unprecedented aromatic maturity. The harvest began on September 14.

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Vintage 2005

 The 2005 vintage was a year of marked contrasts between seasons and regions. Following a fairly harsh winter, 2005 had a mild spring with relatively warm temperatures all year long. There was above average sunshine and a slight water deficit, as had been the case throughout the dry cycle of 2005/2004 and 2003. The heat and humidity in July produced larger grapes and bunches, rather unusually for the Champagne region, while the cooler weather in August, followed by a very sunny month of September, led to favourable ripening in spite of heavy parasite pressure. The harvest dates were “typical” of those of the decade: September 12th for Chardonnays and the following day for Pinots Noirs.

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

23 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Medium and Clear

ending

Long

flavors

Raspberry, Bread, Cherry, Earthy, Mineral and Creamy

nose

Intense, Complex, Fresh and Rich

taste

Average in Acidity, Perfectly balanced, Ripe, Elegant and Fresh

Verdict

Sophisticated and Fine

Written Notes

Intense rosé colour. Opulent nose with aroma reminiscent of Brioche, ripe plums and hints of Morello cherry, raspberry tartlet, hints of Nougat and slightly smoky minerality in the background. On the palate multi-layered with great depth and length, fine mousseux and creamy texture, very lively and fresh character, however showing wonderfully matured flavours reminiscent of Brioche, liquorice, stone fruit and balmy spices.

  • 98p

Rosé 2005 is pure Pinot Noir, it gloriously expresses its lively, playful, vibrant and seductive side. The whole package here goes beyond champagne, it truly is wine in all its splendour.

The wine has a bracing vinosity. Its initial richness expands and affirms itself, becoming more physical, powerful and structured. It has remarkable length in the mouth, with a touch of licorice and a backdrop of juicy, bitter blood orange.

Pale reddish pink. Minerals, light apples, red fruits, minerals, some elegant nose, light floral note. Fresh acidity, minerals, red apples, strawberries, elegant and nuanced, refreshing, bright and transparent, light spicy note reminiscent of a Vosne, long finish. 96

  • 96p

The cuvée 2005 Rosé surprises by its aromatic intensity and complexity. Fruity notes, such as exotic and citrus fruits, are very present on the nose. These are enhanced by floral and brioche notes, as well as a gamy note reminding one of musk. The taste of this champagne is rich and broad with a beautiful aromatic palette. The finish is pure and expresses the nobility of the grands crus composing this cuvée.

  • 95p
Good looking normal size bottle. Colour is and looking clear and medium. On the nose it is intense, fresh, complex and rich. The taste is fresh, elegant, ripe, powerful, fragrant, and average in acidity and with perfectly balanced structure. On the palate it is layered and has bread, earthy, creamy, citrus, mineral, raspberry, cherry, perfumed and floral flavours. The finish is long. This wine is sophisticated and fine.
- (Tasting note created by Tb's AI)
  • 94p
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Origin

Reims, Champagne

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