28 Sep '12, 8pm

“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” - Dom Pérignon

“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” - Dom Pérignon

PARCEL OF 1990 DP Dom Pérignon--Vintage 1990 Epernay All lots in individual coffrets Parcel: lots 3-7 "The 1990 Dom Pérignon is beginning to show developed aromas, with hints of caramel and soy on top of minerals, smoke and chalk. On the palate the wine is crisp and complex, with a rapier-like finesse. Although it is starting to show notes of truffle on the finish, it is still fresh, and still exhibits an amazing creamy texture. The philosophy of the winemaking team is that the wine matures in three stages, known as "plenitudes" or "fullnesses". The first stage of evolution is at seven years, when the wine is initially released. This stage tends to reveal the character of the Dom Pérignon style. The second stage is reached at 12 - 15 years, and this wine reveals the character of the year. The final stage is reached at about 20 years, and this wine reveals the character of ...

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