Dom pérignon s creative director. Some of the wines in the off dry category would include many sauvignon blanc california burgundies and many sparkling white and rosés.
This is a rich powerful wine that still shows incredible purity and elegance with a stacked concentrated feel on the palate.
Champagne dom pérignon 2008. As typical for the house dom pérignon 2008 is a blend of 50 pinot noir and 50 chardonnay. The first vintage of dom pérignon was 1921 and was only released for sale in 1936. Dry french wine or champagne will be indicated with brut.
Upon release in a few months time it will have had more than 12 months. Always in style it shows layers of artisanal bread apple pear and mineral notes. 2008 dom perignon you see is hailed by many as the new holy grail of epernay the best dom perignon.
Supremely fresh with a polished flowery autolytic character adding an extra dimension to the forceful fruit and toasty aromas. The limited edition design by lenny kravitz. Dom pérignon is a vintage champagne meaning that it is only made in the best years and all grapes used to make the wine were harvested in the same year.
In the case of this particular bottle the 2008 dom perignon curious champagne experts might notice the equally non flashy vintage 2008 insignia on the characteristic non descript label and turn particularly ecstatic knowing they are about to taste a so called vintage of the ages. 2008 was a marathon harvest for dom pérignon lasting almost an entire month from start to finish. A terrific match for freshly made sushi thai coconut shrimp or alaskan king crab.
After at least eight years of elaboration in the cellars the wine embodies the perfect balance of dom pérignon the plénitude of harmony. It s rare to find such a mix of ripe pure concentrated fruit. The world s most legendary champagne still remains one of the best.
This is a rich powerful wine that still shows incredible purity and elegance with a stacked concentrated feel on the palate. The 2008 dom pérignon is the first time the estate has released a wine out of order the 2009 was released before the 2008 but the estate loved the wine so much they felt it warranted additional aging. The nose is classically dom pérignon.
Many champagnes by contrast are non vintage which means that. Dom pérignon is vintage champagne only. The very dry wine category would include many chardonnay cabernet varietals chianti shiraz and zinfandel.
The 2008 dom pérignon is the first time the estate has released a wine out of order the 2009 was released before the 2008 but the estate loved the wine so much they felt it warranted additional aging. Dom pérignon was the first prestige cuvée an idea proposed by englishman laurence venn. Look for the word sec in the french.
Dom pérignon 2008 required more time on the lees to balance the bright acidity so geoffroy patiently waited for a reciprocity between the vintage and the dom pérignon style. It s rare to find such a mix of ripe pure concentrated fruit. Each vintage is a creation singular and unique that expresses both the character of the year and the character of dom pérignon.
Average of 94 3 points in 525 community wine reviews on 2008 dom pérignon champagne plus professional notes label images wine details and recommendations on when to drink.