Dom Pérignon Legacy Edition Chef de Cave Champagne Blend 2008

$199

*Wine Spectator #5 Wine of 2018!* Limited. 98 Points Antonio Galoni (Vinous): "The 2008 Dom Perignon is fabulous, but quite remarkably, it was even more open when I tasted it a year ago. Bright, focused and crystalline in its precision, the 2008 is going to need a number of years before it is at its best. Lemon peel, white flowers, mint and white pepper give the 2008 its chiseled, bright profile. Several recent bottles have all been magnificent. What I admire most about the 2008 is the way it shows all the focus, translucence and energy that is such a signature of the year, and yet it is also remarkably deep and vertical. In other words, the 2008 is a Champagne that plays in three dimensions." 96 Points Wine Spectator: "Vivid acidity is a hallmark of the 2008 vintage in Champagne, contributing to the decision by Richard Geoffroy, Dom Pérignon’s chef de cave from 1990 to the close of 2018, to release the 2009 last year, ahead of this year’s release of the 2008. Cool conditions prevailed in Champagne during most of the 2008 growing season, but September’s bright and sunny weather during harvest rapidly turned what would have been an average vintage into one of the decade’s best. The Legacy Edition label honors Geoffroy’s pending retirement, including his name and that of his successor, Vincent Chaperon, on the label. The identical cuvée will be sold with the regular Dom Pérignon label beginning in 2019." Is this a gift? You can choose a gift card message of your choice during checkout and the wine will be wrapped in tissue paper and accompanied by tasting notes.

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Ratings on Delectable

Conrad Green Delectable Pro

This is gorgeous. Rounded at the edges., a bit of tang, minerality, a lovely saline note. This is all kinds of promising but young now. Still dynamic and delicious though

This is gorgeous. Rounded at the edges., a bit of tang, minerality, a lovely saline note. This is all kinds of promising but young now. Still dynamic and delicious though

9.5

jesus g Delectable Pro

Hospitality Schramsberg Vineyards

I see it and i can feel it. It’s not as bright as tradition has expressed. We came to the conclusion that it’s a drink now, but has 10 years left to shine

I see it and i can feel it. It’s not as bright as tradition has expressed. We came to the conclusion that it’s a drink now, but has 10 years left to shine

9.9

Greg Koslosky Delectable Pro

Elegance and power the best young Dom I have ever tasted !

Elegance and power the best young Dom I have ever tasted !

9.7

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