Dom Perignon Rose Jewel Edition 2002

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Description & Technical Information
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Dom Pérignon Rosé 2002 has been aptly referred to as the 'Dark Jewel' as a result of its deliciously decadent amber color, which has just enough hints of copper to make it interesting. Inspired by this regal title, legendary British jeweller and creative director, Stephen Webster, produced a one-off collection of black sapphire encrusted cufflinks and pendants to celebrate the mystique of a dark rosé. You can watch a short video about Stephen Webster here.

Dom Pérignon Rosé is only available as a vintage champagne and is only produced in exceptional years. Each vintage is a creation, singular and unique, that expresses both the character of the year, and is a tribute to Pinot Noir. To work with Pinot Noir continually requires excellence and humility and Dom Pérignon Rosé is the perfect balance of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Although it takes over ten years to reach the light of day, the colour of Dom Pérignon Rosé dares to express all the tension between youth and maturity, between exhibition and restraint. Dom Pérignon Rosé 2002 sharpens the paradoxes with this vibrant interpretation: luminous and dark, ripe and rich, all at once. Beautifully persistent in the mouth, it deploys an airy yet powerful magnetism.

Weather: The 2002 vintage shaped up ideally over the spring, with no significant frost and near-perfect flowering. Then followed a summer marked by long, sunny periods interspersed with regular cloudy and rainy spells. The vines were in good health and the dehydration of the grape berries helped them reach new heights of ripeness.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 100% Grand & Premier Cru
Grape Varieties: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay | inc. 23% Red Wine
Ageing: 10 years on the lees
Dosage: 6 g/l
Drink: Now to 2022

Tasting Note: The colour is strikingly pale with a vibrant pink tint. The wine's bouquet offers pomegranate, ripe strawberries and a wisp of pipesmoke. On the palate the wine is remarkably tactile, with a creamy texture inviting flavours of cherry kernel and roast pecan nuts. A rosé vintage has perhaps never gone so far and attained such great heights whilst harnessing a great potential for ageing: it will become even more stellar over time.

Dom Pérignon Rosé Jewel Edition 2002 comes with a Limited Edition metalled label and branded gift box (as shown in the picture on the left).
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Expert Reviews
20/20
Jancis Robinson MW
“Magnum. Pungent and composed with massive energy. Lovely edge of freshness. Long and nuanced. So clean and pure. Long and lovely!”
95/100
Stephen Tanzer
“Bright orange-pink. A heady, intensely perfumed bouquet evokes candied red berries, blood orange, rose oil and buttered toast, with vibrant mineral and Asian spice nuances adding complexity; smells like a high-class red Burgundy from one of the high-rent Chambolle neighborhoods. Sappy, penetrating raspberry and bitter cherry flavors gain sweetness with air, with notes of orange marmalade and succulent herbs adding complexity. Clings with superb intensity on the smoky, minerally, floral finish.”
95/100
Wine Spectator
“The whole is greater than the sum of the parts in this harmonious version. A delicate bead caresses the mouth, while flavors of currant pâte de fruit, dried apricot, pastry and pickled ginger expand on the palate. Subtly floral, with a fine frame of acidity driving this to the mouthwatering finish of smoky mineral and dried fruit. Drink now through 2030.”
18/20
Jancis Robinson MW
“Pale, but not that pale, tomato. Very, very fine bead. Smells so much more delicate than it looks! Red fruits: redcurrants. Much less crisp and crystalline than the white Dom P 2002 although just as much power. Even a hint of warm tomato leaf on the nose. Quite a substantial, meaty wine. I'm about to serve it as an aperitif but it's really more of a food wine. It even finishes rather savoury. Substance! Very persistent. A big 'un, but certainly very unlike the sweet and sour of most pink champagne. Drink 2012-2022.”
98/100
Antonio Galloni
“Unfortunately there is only one new release from Dom Perignon on the market, but what a wine it is! The 2002 Brut Rose explodes from the glass with endless layers of huge, voluptuous fruit, A big, full-bodied wine, the 2002 is probably the most overly vinous, intense Rose ever made by long-time Chef de Caves Richard Geoffroy. Layers of cool, insistent minerality balance the fruit beautifully on the crystalline, vivid finish. The 2002 will be nearly impossible to resist young, but take my word for it; the wine is extremely closed right now. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2032.”
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