1992 Moet & Chandon "Cuvée Dom Pérignon" Brut Champagne

SKU #100150 96 points Wine Enthusiast

 Really taut, tight wine, its mature toastiness embedded in a steely, mineral, very dry texture. The acidity is assertive, wonderfully refreshing, so crisp. It may be 18 years old, but it looks likely to age for several years yet.  (12/2010)

94 points Wine & Spirits

 *no tasting note given*  (12/2000)

91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Very fine aromas of quinine, lemon, lime, minerals and gingery; lightly musky suggestion of yeast autolysis. Very intensely flavored and solidly structured but already quite accessible and open to inspection. Slightly aggressive finish shows excellent persistence. Doesn't offer the complexity or grip of the best D.P. vintages, but this is ripe and delicious wine.  (11/1999)

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Other White Wines

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France

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