color : pale yellow with shades of green.
Aroma : subtly vinous, with a vine and lime blossom attack.
Palate : delicate well-balanced ; leaves behind a sense of harmony, mellowness.
Wine Advocate 86 points - The NV Imperial is a straightforward, tasty Champagne made in a easygoing style, with good length and a clean, refreshing finish. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2010. (Dec 2008)
Wine Spectator 88 points - A fruity style, with berry, candied citrus and floral aromas and flavors. This seems a touch sweeter than its peers, but that may be the fruit. Has a delicate profile. Drink now. (Nov 15 2008)
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - Exquisite aromas of green apple, wet stones, ripe apricot and biscuit dough. In the mouth it is full with a fine mousse, presenting minerals, stone fruits and balanced acidity. The finish is ambrosial with minerals and green apple lingering.” (Jun 2013)
Brut Impérial is a balanced assemblage of the three vine varieties disclosing a succession of elegant and harmonious sensations, a fresh maturity, supple and refined lines, inspiring well-being and an emotion which is appreciated and shared.
|The story of Dom Perignon began in the 17th century at the Abbey of Hautvillers. Centuries later, the story has become a legend, the product a brand, and the brand a myth.