Dom Perignon 1996 - As far as I coud tell, light gold in the very dim light. Very deep flavor. Medium weight. A little smoky on the finish, white chocolate and nougat. Honey and lemon drops. Unbelievable length. Young, but a real beauty. Seamless and complete. Best champagne of the year so far. Age will certainly bring additional nuances but it is so tempting and seductive I could easily drink it with pleasure now. Outstanding. Many thanks to Jojo for this beauty. Dom Perignon 1996 by jaylabrador.winesteward, on Flickr
Someone brought the 1996 Dom to MoCool last summer. It was very nice, but the 2002 Tattinger Vintage was more complex and was showing better at the time.
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