Dom Perignon 1992 Rose Plenitude 2 - P2

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Description & Technical Information
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The Plénitude (originally Oenothèque) concept has been years in development at Dom Pérignon. After studying the natural course of ageing that vintage champagne seems to undertake, the winemaking team found that, rather than improving steadily and linearly (as is the case with many wines), it develops and matures through three defined stages in its life.

The first release (P1) comes approximately 8 years after the harvest and is the style that most consumers are familiar with. The second stage (P2) takes roughly 15 years, during which time the cuvée takes a profound leap to a new quality level where it will plateau for many years in terms of improvement. Finally, the third plénitude (P3) will see the champagne ageing another 20-30 years until it reaches its ultimate peak. Initially these mature vintages were made available under limited release called “Oenothèque” but were re-branded in 2014 as “Plénitude”. Read more about the Plénitude concept here.

Weather: The 1992 season experienced a very long and extremely hot summer with isolated hail storms. However, the grapes had superb levels of ripeness and a high total acidity level and champagnes from this vintage have very good ageing potential. Originally released after eight years on the lees, Dom Pérignon Rosé 1992 was noted for its expressive fruit flavour. Now with significantly more ageing, Rosé P2 1995 has developed into an incredibly complex Pinot Noir-dominant cuvée that is bursting with flavours.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 100% Grand & Premier Cru
Grape Varieties: 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay | inc. 20% Red Wine
Ageing: 16 years on the lees
Dosage: 6.5 g/l
Drink: Now to 2025

Tasting Note: On the nose, citrus fruits combine with a hint of toasty notes, opening up to a palate of dark forest fruits and a long lasting finish. This is a truly superb rosé that is full of balance and youthfulness even at nearly twenty-five years of age. An exceptional champagne.

Dom Pérignon Rosé Plénitude 2 - P2 1992 is presented in a high-quality metalled Dom Pérignon gift box (as shown in the bottom left picture). This is an exceptionally rare champagne and The Finest Bubble are one of just a handful of retailers lucky enough to secure stock of this late-release cuvée.
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