Dom Perignon 2008 Vintage Champagne Gift Boxed 75cl
In Dom Pérignon's history, the Dom Pérignon 2008 Vintage Champagne is the first vintage released out of sequence for the main reason that it was felt the 2008 needed more time to embody the perfect balance of Dom Pérignon, the Plénitude of harmony. Dom Pérignon Vintage 2008 is at last in its First Plenitude, the foundation of its future Plenitudes, each one just as eagerly awaited.
"Dom Pérignon liberates the 2008 vintage, freeing it from an over-literal interpretation of the canons of champagne." said Richard Geoffroy, Dom Pérignon's Chef de Cave.Read more...
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- Dom Perignon Crystal Flutes Gift Box (Set of 2)Gold Medallist - CSWWC 2019Grape: Chardonnay, Pinot NoirThe harvest in 2008 was dominated by grey, overcast skies – an exception in a decade characterized by bold, generous sunshine. Just when the harvest was getting underway, the weather conditions were finally perfect: blue skies and prolonged north-northeasterly winds. The grapes were riper than anyone dared hope, and had truly outstanding balance. The vines were in perfect health.The opening bouquet is complex and luminous, a mingling of white flowers, citrus and stone fruit. The overall effect is enhanced by the freshness of aniseed and crushed mint. The final aromas offered by the wine are starting to show spicy, woody and roasted notes.
After a long period of reluctance, the wine is finally opening up. There is complete balance between the nose and the palate. Its slender, minimalist, pure, toned, athletic character is now also expressed with warmth. The fruit is pronounced and clear. The vintage's characteristic acidity is remarkably well integrated. Its persistence is mainly aromatic, grey, smoky and highly promising.Dom Pérignon Vintage 2008 enjoys duality: warmth & freshness, meat & iodine pairings, cooked & raw. Spices enhance and accentuate 2008’s effervescence and densify the wine. Dom Pérignon likes playful experiences: culinary art, textures, and matters.
More Information Brand Dom Pérignon Country France Volume (cl) 75 ABV (% vol) 12.5 Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian Style Brut Champagne Expression Complex, Floral, Citrus Champagne Region Cote des Blancs, Montagne de Reims, Vallee de la Marne Champagne Village Avize, Ay, Bouzy, Chouilly, Cramant, Hautvillers, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Mailly, Verzenay Champagne Dosage (g/l) 4 Champagne Producer Type Grand Marque Champagne and Wine Aging Stainless Closure Cork and Cage Champagne Grape Champagne Blend Time on Lees 4-10 YearsAll goodAll good
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