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1996 Dom Pérignon Champagne Dom Perignon, Champagne, Champagne, France

In Bond case price:
£1,250.00
Country France
Region Champagne
Appellation Champagne
Producer Dom Perignon
Vintage 1996
Type White (Sparkling)
Grape Variety Champagne Blend
ABV 12.5%
Format 6x75cl
Packaging Original Cardboard Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Purchased by Liquid Assets from a UK-based merchant; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Availability 4 cases

98 Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (December 2005)

The brilliant 1996 Dom Perignon, which has largely disappeared from the marketplace, may be the finest young example of DP I have ever tasted. Notes of crushed rocks, honeysuckle, lemon oil, orange marmalade, and white pear provide a stunning aromatic display as well as palate impression. Great acidity and huge flavor intensity backed up by vibrant acidity make this an exquisite Champagne.

It should drink well for 20-25 years, possibly longer. Readers should remember that the 1971 Dom Perignon Rose is still drinking exquisitely. I recently had the 1969 and 1970 Dom Perignons (from magnum), and both were drinking brilliantly. It makes one realize just how long-lived these wines can be. Production is confidential, but there must be hundreds of thousands of cases of Dom Perignon since it available in most of the world’s luxury hotels and restaurants.

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95 Antonio Galloni, Vinous (October 2014)

One of the more accessible wines of the year today, the 1996 Dom Pérignon impresses for its exceptional balance and class. Lemon peel, white flowers and mint are laced together in the glass. The 1996 is in a terrific place today where it can be enjoyed or cellared for a number of years.

Format Packaging Price Status
6x75cl OCC £1,250.00 In Bond View
Vintage Format Packaging Price Status
2009 6x75cl OCC £540.00 In Bond View
2009 3x150cl OCC £720.00 In Bond View
2006 6x75cl OCC £575.00 In Bond View