Very mature honey color. I wonder if sometime in its life it was stored improperly. Certainly not a bad drink. As others report, I certainly found apricot and some other disjointed flavors. I wouldn't seek this one out (nor did I on this occasions), but I wouldn't turn it down either.
Bernstein coleur, a hint of oxidative nose, still a perfect acidity, reduced mousse, but i like the more winey champagnes. a lot of tertiar Aromas, apricot, citrus, fig, spicy aperfect bottle nice evening mit thomas and wives (50+5+13+18+9), missing the nut components, Taittinger's CdC ist the best 1976 (99p), getting better after time and temperature, drinkable the next 10 years
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(Dom Perignon) The 1976 DP was a fantastic bottle, with a classic sugary and toasty nose, followed by white cola and salted minerals. Flavors of bread soaked in oil stood out on this rich and fleshy bubbly that was still showing excellent acidity.
(Dom Perignon) We started with an outstanding bottle of 1976 Dom Perignon. It had a great nose that was toasty and nutty with a hint of wet wool, along with butter and rubber. Straw and light hay unfolded in this complex Champagne. Its fruit was decadent in the mouth, showing a bit of white floral, and this full, long and balanced bubbly was easy to finish, alarmingly quickly (95).
(Dom Perignon) There was one last wine on the program, a 1976 Dom Perignon. This was a fantastic bottle of Dom, complete with that granulated sugar goodness, rich and delicious. It was long, focused and youthful. Awesome summed it up
(Dom Perignon) I think between Ray, Bruce and Todd there must have been 47 vintages of Dom at their table, and it was time for the 1976 Dom Perignon.It was another beauty, all it should be and delicious. And at wine #28, the notes are starting to shorten
(Dom Perignon) had the mildest and least expressive nose of the night. Justin chipped in .very Chardonnay,. and I found a splash of cinnamon. The 1976 was mild, although it did seem younger than its age, although in that young and confused way. The palate was light and yeasty with not a lot of definition. It was good not great, fresh but lacking levels of character
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