Champagne "Dom Perignon", 1996, gift box
Champagne brilliant golden color with a nice long bubble game.
Concentrated flavors of wine with an excellent creamy texture filled with notes of tropical fruit, roasted hazelnuts, peaches and spices. The increase in saturation, crisp acidity, rich fruit shades come in an unusual, spicy and incredibly long finish.
The aroma of champagne starts notes of peaches, candied lemon, hints of cashew growing rapidly, vanilla, white pepper, dried herbs and fully disclosed notes of toasted buns.
Champagne is served as appetizers and desserts, as it perfectly combines with fish dishes.
Vintage Champagne Dom Perignon, was first produced from the harvest of 1921, is still considered the top creative winemakers Moet & Chandon. Champagne taste can vary depending on the vintage, but the bouquet remains the same: a multi-faceted and harmonious, manifested in the richness and balance the famous cuvée. Dom Perignon champagne blend consists of selected grape varieties Chardonnay and Pinot Noir harvested from plots Grand Cru and Premier Cru only in the best harvest years. Chardonnay is responsible for the first solar notes, and Pinot Noir - for a lasting aftertaste.
Dom Perignon 1996 - is, according to critics, one of the most impressive vintages of Dom Perignon, ever created. This champagne will be stored for decades. Young it shows incredibly smooth, creamy fruity taste and perfect balance. In the aging process acquires unique "toasted" notes in the flavor and finesse. Its development on the lees for many years does not pass linearly, and consists of three stages: 7-8 years of aging, 12-15 years and 20-30 years. At each stage of champagne gets some new colors and changing beyond recognition, showing another expression of the same crop.
Weather conditions in 1996 have yielded surprising crop quality, excellent acidity which promises great potential for maturity. The year was full of contrasts, its changeable summer weather was characterized by alternating wet and hot periods. In the end, a month before the grape harvest (September 16), set the hot weather and the influence of the north-easterly winds have created all the conditions for the grapes purchased delightful properties. All varieties have shown excellent quality, but Chardonnay and Pinot Noir have surpassed all expectations. Vintage 1996 was awarded a silver medal at the "International Wine Challenge" in 2005, silver and gold medals at the "Decanter World Wine Awards" in 2004 and 2005 respectively, and received the highest mark in the 3 stars of "Le Guide Hachette des Vins "in 2005 and 2006.
Champagne is named in honor of the French Benedictine monk named Dom Pérignon, who lived in the XVII century. It is he who has learned to tame the "devil's wine" and has done a lot for modern winemaking invented method extracts a bottle of champagne, assemblage and special narrow glasses ideal "foaming" champagne.
Champagne Dom Perignon, recognized worldwide for its unmatched quality and reputation, will be an unforgettable gift for any occasion and holiday!
The history of the company Moet & Chandon began in 1743, when Claude Moyet began supplying wine from Champagne to Paris and other French cities. The era of the reign of Louis XV coincided with the growing demand for sparkling wine. Therefore, Claude’s business is expanding rapidly, and by the end of the 18th century, he had already exported champagne throughout Europe and even to the United States. Claude's grandson - Jean-Remy Moet has earned the attention of such elite customers as Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon Bonaparte. The name Chandon was added to the company in 1832, when Jean-Remy Moet divided the company between his son Victor and son-in-law Pierre-Gabriel de Briayet Chandon.
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