Dom Perignon is a brand of vintage Champagne produced by Moet & Chandon and serves as that house's prestige champagne. It is named after Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk who was an important quality pioneer for Champagne
Dom Perignon is always an assemblage of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, although the final composition changes every vintage
On the nose: The immediate impression is of the mildness of the pure, airy, bright bouquet. A floral, fruity pastel tone then unfolds and quickly darkens into candied fruit, ripe hay and toasted notes, along with hints of licorice.
On the palate: The wine’s opulence – contained and succulent, round at heart – reveals itself in the mouth. The envelope slides and stretches, and the wine becomes more complex and edgy, silkier than it is creamy. The whole eventually melts into an exquisite bitterness tinged with the briny taste of the sea.