Dom Perignon 1988 P3 Rosé Magnum 150 cl

P3 – The Third Plénitude

The maturation of Dom Pérignon occurs not in a simple linear trajectory, but in successive leaps into new expression, each of which are called Plénitudes. In the long journey of elaboration, the wine goes through this metamorphosis, a transformation. Each Plénitude contributes to Dom Pérignon’s singularity. In the darkness of the cellars, from one plénitude to the next, Dom Pérignon will grow and blossom, transmuting time into energy.

There are three plenitudes in the life of a given vintage: the first window or plenitude is around 6-8 after the vintage. This is when Dom Pérignon Vintage is released.

The second plenitude, or P2, arrives between 12-15 years after vintage, and is about when the energy reaches its climax; showing intensity and vibrancy in high-definition.

The third plenitude, P3, comes after around 30 years, when the Champagne has spent more than 20 years on its lees. This is a stage in which maximum complexity is sought, very concentrated, with the most wisdom but with less energy.

The 1988 Harvest

After an astonishingly mild winter and early, rapid flowering of the vines, the 1988 vintage was marked by a summer of alternating heavy rain and high temperatures.

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Description

On the nose: The nose reveals itself in successive waves of dried flowers, orange peel, gingerbread, exotic tobacco and grilled aromas.

On the palate: The palate is sophisticated: tense, incisive, serous and silky all at once, with a patina. The finish is firm and surprisingly fruity, with an unusual satiny note.

Chardonnay , Pinot Noir
Dosage: Between 8-12 g
Drink: 2020/2050

Lobster, crab, caviar, foie gras, strawberries

Chilled at 10°C – 12°C

The 1988 Dom Pérignon Œnothèque Rosé (magnum) opens with the classic, reductive DP bouquet before layers of fruit flesh out in the glass. Weightless yet also energetic, the 1988 Œno is also a bit more generous than the regular release. Tasting both side by side is a revelation. The airy, perfumed finish alone is captivating.

Antonio Galloni
96/100 (May 2015)


To have the privilege to try your first ever Dom Perignon 1988 P3 Rosé Magnum with Chef de Cave Mr Vincent Chaperon in Dom Perignon’s home was an experience I will never forget!

On the eye beautiful darkening orange bubbles that at first glance appear as a much younger Champagne. It is really clear that we are just at the start of the drinking window for this power house of the wine world which will be enjoyed the next few decades.

On the nose, encaptivating passion fruit, mint, wild berries, and precise orange citric.

On the palate extremely fresh, balanced minerality in mouth, finishing with a long lasting delicious fruity acidity.

Alex Champagne
100/100 (22nd of November 2018)

Additional information

Weight8 kg