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WTN: Dom Perignon 1996

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WTN: Dom Perignon 1996

by Jay Labrador » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:36 pm

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.
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Re: WTN: Dom Perignon 1996

by James Roscoe » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:16 pm

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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