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1996 Moet et Chandon Dom Perignon Oenotheque Brut
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About Moet et Chandon

Before you heard about it in Kanye West’s songs, Moet et Chandon was the drink of French kings, Russian tzars and Napoleon I himself. For as long as it’s been around—since 1743 to be exact—Moet has been the drink of the rich and famous.

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1996 Moet et Chandon Dom Perignon Oenotheque Brut

Producer: Moet et Chandon
Style: Sparkling
Grape Type: Champagne Blend
Origin: France
Region: Champagne

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96 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2013

(disgorged in 2008):  Yellow-gold.  Explosive aromas of ripe pear, honey, gingerbread and iodine, with intense smokiness and notes of chalky minerals and magnolia.  Sappy, palate-staining orchard and pit fruit flavors are braced by exotic spice and mineral qualities, picking up notes of buttery brioche and toasted grain with air.  Strikingly dense but energetic too, finishing with superb thrust and mineral-driven persistence.  This ridiculously complex Champagne is only beginning to enter its window of maturity.

97 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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