About This Wine
Decade after decade, the benchmark Champagne has been Dom Perignon.
While there have been challengers to the sparkling wine throne through the years, Dom Perignon maintains a consistent level of superior quality that is equaled in some years by some Champagne houses, but seldom surpassed. The “winning streak” continues with the 2003 vintage.
Like all sparkling wines, the ’03 Dom Perignon is an ever-evolving wine. The product of a challenging vintage in France’s Champagne growing region, the wine was a bit “tight” in its youth, but has evolved to reveal wonderful fruit and earth flavors. It is beautifully balanced, with a creamy mouthfeel, a persistent mousse, and a refreshing finish — a truly sparkling personality.
What will it taste like when you drink it? That depends on when you decide to uncork it, as this wine has the potential to age gracefully — and constantly evolve — for another 20 years or more. That’s what benchmark wines do.
Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France.
- Grape Composition:A Traditional Blend of Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
- Grape Source:Champagne Growing Region of France
- Aromas & Flavors:Lemon, Citrus Peel, Cream, Minerals & a Hint of Smoke
- When to Drink:Now Through 2033
- Food Pairing Suggestionsushi, caviar, or smoked salmon.