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Dom Perignon
Dom Perignon statue
Moet & Chandon headquarters
Epernay France
 
 
 

Dom Perignon and Key People

Pronunciation
dom pair-eeng-yon

Type of Producer
Dom Perignon and Moet & Chandon share vineyard holdings in excess of 3500 acres with specific allocations for each. Cuvees originally specified as Dom Perignon may be reallocated to Moet after yearly needs and quality levels are identified. Despite the large number of holdings, the French regulations designate Dom Perignon/Moet & Chandon as a Negociant Manipulant (a producer who buys grapes from growers).

Overall Producer Style
Elegant and smooth. Typically excellent aging potential, yet balanced and thoroughly enjoyable upon release.

Annual Production
Dom Perignon is only produced in the best (vintage) years. Unconfirmed estimates for the number of bottles produced in vintage years are in the millions. Actual production numbers are proprietary.

Key People

Current Owner
Moet & Chandon / part of LVMH Group (Mo√ęt Hennessy • Louis Vuitton)

Chef de Cave
Richard Geoffroy (since 1990)
Richard Geoffroy was born in Vertus, Champagne in 1954 and graduated with a doctorate in medicine in 1982. He decided to follow his true calling and went on to study winemaking at the Ecole Nationale d'OEnologie in Reims. He began work in Napa Valley and became technical advisor for the Chandon Estates in California, Spain and Australia, after which he returned to Champagne to become Chef de Cave at Dom Perignon.

CEO/President
Mr. Stéphane Baschiera

Related Subjects

Their Champagne Collection
Our Dom Perignon report contains a selection of recent champagne offerings along with reviews and ratings.

Contact and Visitor Information
Contact and possible tour information is located on our Contact Dom Perignon report.

Dom Perignon History
A history of Dom Perignon can be found on our Dom Perignon History report.

Official Website
The official website is http://www.domperignon.com.

 
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