Dom Perignon


Dom Pérignon P2 Vintage 1998 |Prestige |1998

Dom Perignon

Dom Pérignon P2 Vintage 1998

Prestige 1998

On sale

$655.00

The Second Plénitude, invigorated by additional years on lees, is a wine that brazenly transcends the potential of the 1998 vintage. In this window of expression, the wine is majestic in its Dom Perignon intensity. Dom Pérignon’s creation is centred upon its absolute dedication to vintage wines.

Dom Pérignon aspires for each vintage to have the potential to gradually transform, in a quest to find itself. In the obscurity of the Dom Perignon cellars, and the long journey of maturation on the lees, the wine evolves through moments of succession called Plénitudes.

There are no fewer than three Plénitudes of Dom Pérignon. The first Plénitude after seven years maturation on lees; the second Plénitude between eleven and twenty years; and the third beyond twenty. From one Plénitude to the next the Dom Pérignon “Power of Creation” grows in the secret of the cellars. Dom Pérignon P2, is the Plénitude of energy.

The process is the expression of a true vision of wine and authentic work of its architecture. The Chef de Cave, Richard Geoffroy, is the master.

This iconic house posses the name of the man who is believed to be the god father of Champagne. Lead by enigmatic winemaker Richard Geoffroy, he has continued to prove that he is a force to be reckoned with and has been turning out great vintages and even far more superlative second release cuvees in the P2 range.  Geoffroy believes that champagnes age in plenitudes. This super talented winemaker has a theory that champagnes in the wine-makers cellars head off on a period of change and development then reach a plateau before heading off on another journey of increased complexity and development. As such, great vintages of Dom Perignon are held back in the cellar with the yeast inside the bottle to allow the wine to take on another stratosphere of complexity and depth. Enter P2 - a wine that must be enjoyed at least once in your lifetime and more if you can justify it!   

We would first recommend having this wine on its own without cuisine. It is a fascinating wine of considerable depth, layers and complexity. Please do not serve this wine in a narrow flute, it must be in an Emperor Champagne Tulip or a white wine glass. After you have slowly enjoyed a glass you could add cuisine to the experience. We are in caviar country, the house suggests "fried artichokes, sea bass, peach salad and Kombu; grilled potato chips, milk foam and caviar." 

About the house 

This iconic house posses the name of the man who is believed to be the god father of Champagne. Lead by enigmatic winemaker Richard Geoffroy, he has continued to prove that he is a force to be reckoned with and has been turning out great vintages and even far more superlative second release cuvees in the P2 range.  Geoffroy believes that champagnes age in plenitudes. This super talented winemaker has a theory that champagnes in the wine-makers cellars head off on a period of change and development then reach a plateau before heading off on another journey of increased complexity and development. As such, great vintages of Dom Perignon are held back in the cellar with the yeast inside the bottle to allow the wine to take on another stratosphere of complexity and depth. Enter P2 - a wine that must be enjoyed at least once in your lifetime and more if you can justify it!   

Food Suggestion 

We would first recommend having this wine on its own without cuisine. It is a fascinating wine of considerable depth, layers and complexity. Please do not serve this wine in a narrow flute, it must be in an Emperor Champagne Tulip or a white wine glass. After you have slowly enjoyed a glass you could add cuisine to the experience. We are in caviar country, the house suggests "fried artichokes, sea bass, peach salad and Kombu; grilled potato chips, milk foam and caviar." 

Descriptors & Texture


Rich Creamy

Earth


Mineral

Foods


Toasty Brioche Butter Malt Biscuit

Orchard Fruit


Pear