Dom Pérignon

Brut Champagne Blend

9.547 ratings
9.56 pro ratings
Champagne, France
Champagne Blend
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9.8

The 2008 Dom Pérignon is once again stunning. More than anything else, I am surprised by how well the 2008 drinks given all the tension and energy it holds. Then again, that is precisely what makes 2008 such a unique vintage – namely that the best wines are so chiseled and yet not at all austere. Lemon peel, almond, mint, smoke and crushed rocks are all finely sculpted, but it is the wine’s textural feel, drive and persistence that elevate it into the realm of the sublime. The 2008 will be even better with time in the cellar, but it is absolutely phenomenal even today, in the early going. Three recent bottles have all been nothing short of magnificent. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, July 2019)

The 2008 Dom Pérignon is once again stunning. More than anything else, I am surprised by how well the 2008 drinks given all the tension and energy it holds. Then again, that is precisely what makes 2008 such a unique vintage – namely that the best wines are so chiseled and yet not at all austere. Lemon peel, almond, mint, smoke and crushed rocks are all finely sculpted, but it is the wine’s textural feel, drive and persistence that elevate it into the realm of the sublime. The 2008 will be even better with time in the cellar, but it is absolutely phenomenal even today, in the early going. Three recent bottles have all been nothing short of magnificent. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, July 2019)

Jul 25th, 2019
Ira Schwartz

An intoxicating nose of florals, lemon and lime, gun powder, and apples.
Powerful layers of stone fruit have escaped an acid bear hug just enough to give insight into the tremendous fruit concentration that lurks here. All encompassing mineral flavors appear throughout the palate and the lengthy backend. A decadent drinking experience. BELIEVE!

An intoxicating nose of florals, lemon and lime, gun powder, and apples.
Powerful layers of stone fruit have escaped an acid bear hug just enough to give insight into the tremendous fruit concentration that lurks here. All encompassing mineral flavors appear throughout the palate and the lengthy backend. A decadent drinking experience. BELIEVE!

Mar 27th, 2019
Darin Kendrick

This will rival the 82

This will rival the 82

Mar 3rd, 2019
Alberto Cdm

Sinceramente x essere un’annata del secolo lo trovo meno grasso e complesso rispetto al 2006 o 2002. Ottimo e sicuramente negli anni potrà essere favoloso ma dopo tutto quello che si è detto mi aspettavo molto di più. Bevuto al fianco del P2 sembra un prosecco... 🤨😆

Sinceramente x essere un’annata del secolo lo trovo meno grasso e complesso rispetto al 2006 o 2002. Ottimo e sicuramente negli anni potrà essere favoloso ma dopo tutto quello che si è detto mi aspettavo molto di più. Bevuto al fianco del P2 sembra un prosecco... 🤨😆

Jan 21st, 2019
David Speer

This is the 08 disgorgement of 96 oeno. Good but Pinot was shut down just showed chard. 13 disgorgement better at the moment.

This is the 08 disgorgement of 96 oeno. Good but Pinot was shut down just showed chard. 13 disgorgement better at the moment.

1 person found it helpfulMay 10th, 2015
Billy L.

Enjoyed at Buca Mario, Florence, Italy
Birthday Celebration Dinner. The 2008 lives up to the Hype! Best Dom since 1996! Cheers 🍾🥂🎂🎊🎉

Enjoyed at Buca Mario, Florence, Italy
Birthday Celebration Dinner. The 2008 lives up to the Hype! Best Dom since 1996! Cheers 🍾🥂🎂🎊🎉

Sep 11th, 2019
Eli Del Carmen

Creamy and elegant. Stunning vintage.

Creamy and elegant. Stunning vintage.

Aug 11th, 2019
James Webb

My 150th reviewed bottle of Champs! And what a bottle. Perhaps the best young Dom I’ve ever had? This is pretty darn stunning. The yeast is piled up well on the front of the nose but then immediately layered in with lemon, citrusy spritziness. Then in the background, sheep’s wool and herbal notes. The palette is immediately rich with a sweetness that is well balanced by the acid core. Tightly wound that will slowly reveal itself in the years to come. This is a fantastic wine. Finish is long and balanced with typical breadth of DomP. Lovely. 2008 just keeps on singing!

My 150th reviewed bottle of Champs! And what a bottle. Perhaps the best young Dom I’ve ever had? This is pretty darn stunning. The yeast is piled up well on the front of the nose but then immediately layered in with lemon, citrusy spritziness. Then in the background, sheep’s wool and herbal notes. The palette is immediately rich with a sweetness that is well balanced by the acid core. Tightly wound that will slowly reveal itself in the years to come. This is a fantastic wine. Finish is long and balanced with typical breadth of DomP. Lovely. 2008 just keeps on singing!

Aug 10th, 2019
Sylvain Rhainds

2008! Encore un bébé....mais deviendra un très grand champagne!

2008! Encore un bébé....mais deviendra un très grand champagne!

Jul 24th, 2019
Timothy Lynch

What's to say?

What's to say?

Jun 30th, 2019