Dom Perignon Champagne
Dom Perignon Champagne holds aromas of almond and powdered cocoa on the nose that turn into scents of white fruit and hints of dehydrated flowers. The aromas follow through to a chiseled palate that lingers with elegance. This champagne also has classic toasted notes before a around, mature finish. A hint of spice can also be found during a fine line of density and weightlessness of bubbles.
Dom Perignon was born in 1639 and departed in 1715. He was a monk and a cellar master at the benedictine abbey in Hautvillers. Around 1670, he pioneered wine techniques and was the first to blend the grapes in a way that improved the quality of the wine itself. He also found a way to take two elements and blend them together as a whole – with no imperfections. Opposite of popular tales, Perignon did not discover the champagne method for making sparkling wines. Using sparkling wine as the main crafting of Champagnes did not come about until the 19th century. This was more than 100 years after Dom’s death. He did find a way to product clear wine from black grapes and perfected it. This helped enhance the Champagne wines to hold their natural sugars and induce a second fermentation. Corks we’re introduced by Perignon. Originally, wood pieces were fastened with hemp string soaked in oil. This is how they kelp the wines sparkling and fresh. The house also used thicker glass to strengthen the bottles since they were explode on the regular.
Dom Perignon Champagne
Englishman Laurence Venn proposed the idea of making Dom Pérignon the first prestige cuvee – a style of sparkling wine that sits in a vat at some point. It was 1921 when the first vintage was introduced and didn’t hit shelves until 1936. The Normandie sailed to New York and brought the champagne with it. The first buyers were 150 customers of the company that imported Moët to the United Kingdom – Simon Bros. & Co. They ordered the first 300 bottles. All the attention in the marketplace made it possible for 100 boxes to be shipped to the United States. The first bottle was given by Champagne Mercier to Moët in 1927 for a wedding between the two companies. The Champagne House for Moët & Chandon currently produces Dom Perignon, which serves as the house’s prestige champagne. The 1921 vintage Champagne can occasionally be found in auctions for the right price.
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