Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung 2012

Dom Perignon

Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung 2012



frische Säure
voll & rund
Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir
12,5% Vol.
Trinkreife: 2022–2052
Verpackt in: 6er
Lobenberg: 97–98/100
Decanter: 98/100
Galloni: 97/100
Suckling: 97/100
Parker: 96+/100
Wine Spectator: 96/100
Falstaff: 96/100
Jancis Robinson: 18,5+/20
Frankreich, Champagne
Allergene: Sulfite, Abfüllerinformation

Heiner Lobenberg über:
Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung 2012


Lobenberg: Der 2012er Dom Perignon wurde von Parker Verkoster Kelley sogar noch über den legendären 2008er gesetzt, was ihn zu einem der höchstbewerteten überhaupt macht. Üppiges Bukett mit Brioche- und Haselnussnuancen. Im Mund kommt neben der Feine Perlage. Intensives Geschmackserlebnis mit langem Nachhall. Ein Erlebnis!!! 97-98/100


Decanter über: Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung

-- Decanter: What a magnificent bouquet for this Dom Pérignon 2012! Pastry, a hint of smoke and autolytic notes provide a compelling counterpart to eager yet elegant aromas of citrus (lime, tangerine and kumquat) joined by those of fresh fruit, herbs, liquorice, and menthol. There is even a refreshing note of ivy. The palate is tense, vibrant, and very fresh despite its impressive density, which meets its match with an unending finish. This 2012 incarnates the very essence of Dom Pérignon with such a concentrated degree of intensity, along with a capacity for ageing, that it is surely destined for a second life in a P2 edition. 98/100


Galloni über: Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung

-- Galloni: The 2012 Dom Pérignon is a dense, powerful wine. I am almost shocked by its vinous intensity and raw, unbridled power. The 2012 reminds me of the 2003, but with more finesse and not quite as pushed. Mildew, rain and frost were challenges and resulted in low yields, something that was further compounded by warm, dry weather that concentrated the fruit even more. Those qualities result in a dense Dom Pérignon endowed with real phenolic intensity. It is one of the most reticent young Doms I can remember tasting, I wouldn’t even think of opening a bottle for at least a few years. 97/100


Suckling über: Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung

-- Suckling: Wonderful elegance and balance to this Dom Pérignon with cooked apple, lemon and hints of white pepper and salt. It’s medium-bodied with really fine bubbles and balance. Spicy at the end. So wonderfully fresh, linear and long. Racy and elegant. A DP that invites to drink right now. All about finesse. Tension, too, with precise phenolics and bright acidity on the back palate. Subtle energy. Drinkable now, but will develop beautifully in the bottle. 97/100


Parker über: Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung

-- Parker: The 2012 Dom Pérignon has turned out very well indeed, unwinding in the glass with notes of Anjou pear, smoke, toasted nuts, freshly baked bread and crisp stone fruit. Medium to full-bodied, deep and concentrated, it's still tightly wound, its incipiently fleshy core of fruit framed by racy acids and chalky grip, complemented by a classy pinpoint mousse. A touch drier and a touch less reductive than the 2008 out of the gates, these two vintages are clearly destined to be compared for some time to come; but at this early stage, my instinct is that the 2012 will have the edge in the long term. 96+/100


Wine Spectator über: Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung

-- Wine Spectator: This eloquent Champagne has an enticing waft of Mandarin orange on the nose that continues on the palate, which is layered with flavors of crushed blackberry and cassis, toast, chopped almond, graphite and oyster shell. A bright, finely-knit and harmonious version, with a lovely, raw silk-like mousse, and a lasting, expressive finish. Drink now through 2037. 96/100


Jancis Robinson über: Champagne Dom Perignon Flaschengärung

-- Jancis Robinson: The 2012 vintage has a great reputation but it surmounted all sorts of challenges: frost in winter and spring, torrential rains, hailstorms and cold spells while the vines were flowering, plus intense heatwaves during the summer – but at least these last left the grapes healthy. Harvest stretched from 10 to 26 September. As usual, they are tight-lipped about the exact composition of the blend. Classic lemon-zest and tension nose that I associate with Dom Pérignon, but with extra weight and depth. And quite marked phenolics on the end which suggest this will have a remarkably long life. And, as Vincent Chaperon readily admitted, will definitely show up as a P2 star. Clean and neat and with light smokiness on the finish. Dom P always plays the reduction card. Hugely impressive persistence. Still a baby. 18,5+/20

Mein Winzer

Dom Perignion

Dom Perignon gilt »Erfinder« des Champagners. Als er diesen legendären Stoff per Zufall in der Flasche fand und trank, sprach er die berüchtigten Worte: »Ich trinke Sterne«.