Dom Pérignon : Plénitude P2 2002
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Dom Pérignon : Plénitude P2 2002

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Dom Pérignon : Plénitude P2 2002

A new dimension of longevity for the Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage

Time is at the heart of the Dom Pérignon equation". It is thanks to Richard Geoffroy, the former Cellar Master of the House, an individual who truly embodied the heart and soul of Dom Pérignon for 28 years, that the concept of "Plenitude" was born. The expression of a vintage is not fixed in time. Instead, it evolves in stages. The P2 or Second Plenitude offers a brand new expression of a single Vintage Champagne after more than 15 years in the making.

Following seventeen years of bottle age in the underground chalk cellars of the Dom Pérignon Champagne House, the Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage Plénitude 2 allows the vintage to enter a new era of its evolution, offering a window of how it is at this point in time.

Product of an exceptional vintage, the Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage Plénitude 2 captures the fascinating personality of a year that will truly mark the history of Champagne.

Transformed by the many years spent evolving in bottle in the estate cellar, the Second Plénitude of Dom Pérignon 2002 has reached the peak of its vitality. The Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage Plénitude 2 is ready to unveil the new dimension of its vintage, a dimension that offers a kind of complexity, depth and intensity that only time can achieve. A certain power and richness combine with a delicious complexity, freshness and minerality.

Warm, gourmand and exotic, this champagne charms the nose with its bright aromas. Touches of candied fruits, frangipane and sweet spices follow refined notes of saffron. Gradually, the aromatic bouquet becomes more mysterious, more restrained, evolving iodised and saline notes. It is, however, on the palate that Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage Plénitude 2 expresses itself to the fullest, revealing a remarkable opulence, as well as an airy grace reminiscent of the light movements of a ballerina. With great sensuality and depth, the palate offers bright fruit, further enhanced by an intense energy. On a long, lingering finish that seems infinite, the champagne expresses a refined character with slight saline notes and flavours of liquorice.

A champagne with a bold character, the Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage Plénitude 2 will shine bright in the most daring of food and wine pairings. Think dishes with game, which will allow it to reveal the many facets of its personality.

The Dom Pérignon 2002 Vintage Plénitude 2 offers the unforgettable experience of a legendary Champagne. An invitation to this moment in the evolution of the vintage, its second plénitude.

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Dom Pérignon : Plénitude P2 2002
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J. Robinson
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The 2002 Dom Pérignon P2 is still a youthful wine, but it is beginning to develop appreciable complexity, wafting from the glass with notes of of iodine, warm bread, ripe orchard fruit, peach, citrus oil, smoke and peat, which in Geoffroy's words are on the verge of aromatic over-ripeness. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, broad and fleshy, with a textural, voluminous profile, pinpoint bubbles and a chalky, phenolic finish. This is a ripe and powerful Dom Pérignon that finds its closest stylistic analogy in the 1990 vintage, and it is considerably less evolved than the more tertiary 2000 P2 today. While the P2 is a bit drier and more precise on the finish than the original release, given the wine's slow evolution the difference between the two is less pronounced than it has been for any vintage since 1996.