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Champagne Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013

Champagne Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013

Precio habitual £225.00
Precio habitual Precio de oferta £225.00
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Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013: A Symphony of Elegance and Power

The Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013 is a testament to the enduring legacy of Dom Pierre Pérignon's relentless pursuit of champagne perfection. This exquisite vintage is a harmonious blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, meticulously crafted by the skilled winemakers of Moët & Chandon.

A Vintage Born from Extremes

The 2013 growing season in Champagne was marked by contrasting weather conditions. A cold and wet winter extended into a cool spring, delaying budbreak by two weeks. However, a dramatic shift arrived in summer, with record-breaking sunshine and hot temperatures. This climatic rollercoaster presented a challenge for the vineyards, but the expertise of the Dom Pérignon team shone through. The harvest, meticulously hand-picked between September 28th and October 15th, yielded grapes with exceptional concentration and balance.

A Nuanced Bouquet of Aromas

On the nose, the Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013 unfolds with a captivating complexity. Delicate notes of citrus fruits, such as tangerine and grapefruit, mingle with hints of white flowers, jasmine, and mint. As the wine breathes, deeper layers emerge, revealing enticing aromas of stone fruit (think apricot and mirabelle plum), honey, and a touch of spice (cardamom and licorice). Underpinning these delightful scents lies a subtle minerality, reminiscent of chalk and biscuits, adding a touch of intrigue.

A Dance of Flavours on the Palate

The first sip of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013 is a revelation. The creamy, enveloping texture caresses the palate, giving way to a burst of vibrant acidity that cuts through the richness. Flavours of ripe orchard fruits, citrus zest, and honey intertwine seamlessly. A hint of salinity emerges mid-palate, adding an intriguing complexity and a lingering finish that persists long after the last drop is savoured.

Food Pairings for an Unforgettable Experience

The Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013's versatility allows it to shine alongside a diverse array of culinary delights. Here are some suggested pairings to elevate your dining experience:

  • Seafood: The champagne's vibrant acidity and delicate flavours make it a perfect match for fresh seafood dishes. Consider pairing it with seared scallops, grilled lobster, or a platter of oysters on the half shell.
  • Canapés: Finger foods with rich textures and bold flavours complement the Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013 beautifully. Opt for canapés featuring smoked salmon and crème fraîche, foie gras on toasted brioche, or miniature quiches bursting with cheese and caramelised onions.
  • White Meats: Lighter poultry dishes, such as roasted chicken with lemon and herbs or herb-crusted cod, find a perfect partner in this champagne. The wine's acidity cuts through the richness of the poultry, while its creamy texture complements the delicate flavours.
  • Hard Cheeses: Matured cheeses, such as Comté, Gruyère, or a well-aged cheddar, provide a delightful contrast to the Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013's effervescence. The richness of the cheese harmonises with the champagne's creamy texture, creating a truly indulgent pairing.

Serving Suggestions for Optimal Enjoyment

To fully appreciate the intricate flavours and aromas of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013, it's crucial to serve it at the optimal temperature. Ideally, chill the champagne to a temperature between 8°C and 10°C (46°F and 50°F). Use champagne flutes specifically designed to preserve the delicate bubbles and direct the aromas towards your nose.

For an extra touch of elegance, consider pouring the champagne in stages. This allows the initial burst of CO2 to dissipate, revealing the full spectrum of flavours and aromas.

A Timeless Classic for Discerning Palates

The Dom Pérignon Vintage 2013 is more than just a champagne; it's an experience. It's a culmination of meticulous craftsmanship, exceptional grapes, and a dedication to excellence. With its captivating bouquet, layered flavours, and long-lasting finish, this vintage is a must-try for any champagne aficionado.

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