Posts Tagged ‘Richard Geoffroy’

Dom Pérignon 2006

The release of the 2006 marks the first time in the grand cuvée’s nearly-90 year history that five consecutive vintages have been made. Richard Geoffroy, Chef de Cave says – “I am a lucky man! The first decade of the new millenium has been prodigious for Dom Pérignon. I feel it might attain the golden…

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CHAMPAGNE PROVES TO BE A GOOD INVESTMENT

Champagne put in a strong performance on Liv-ex for 2015; it has accounted for 6.1% of trade on Liv-ex so far this year, up from 2.8% in 2014. The activity on the wine exchange has been driven by a flurry of new releases, including Dom Pérignon 2006, Pol Roger 2004 and Cristal 2007. Antonio Galloni scored…

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From one harvest to the next – Richard Geoffroy

“In only a few weeks my attention will be fully devoted to the 2015 vintage. The month of August is the calm before the storm, the perfect time to reflect on the past and contemplate the tasks to come. Since my last recap on the 2014 harvest I have had the opportunity to taste the…

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Champagne 2012 will be an ‘exceptional’ vintage

Champagne producers Dom Perignon, Philipponnat and Champagne Barons de Rothschild have confirmed they will make a 2012 vintage. Despite what vignerons called one of the worst growing seasons they had seen for decades, with April frosts, hailstorms, and one of the wettest summers on record, they are optimistic for 2012 vintage quality. ‘The quality and…

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Fotoreportage: Richard Geoffroy natürlich (Chef de cave von Dom Pérignon)

Geschrieben und fotografiert von Liz Palmer Diese Fotoreportage ist eine Sammlung von Fotos, die während meinem Interview mit Richard Geoffroy gemacht wurden. Sie übermitteln die Ausdrücke und Bewegungen des Kellermeisters Dom Pérignon. Auf dem Land der Abtei Ich habe Richard Geoffroy an der Abtei Hautvillers getroffen, himmlisches Heim im Champagne, wo der Benediktiner Mönch Dom…

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New Release: 2003 Dom Pérignon

The 2002 has been widely acclaimed as one of the best. A few weeks ago Chef de Cave Richard Geoffroy decided to release a wine from 2003, a year when Champagne was hit by frost, hail, and an August heat wave – it seems to be a bit of a risk. “We shouldn’t be afraid…

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