2002

Dom Pérignon 2002 Warhol Épernay Champagne

Möet & Chandon is one of the world’s largest Champagne producers, and the firm’s flagship producer, Dom Pérignon, remains, in the minds of connoisseurs, the region’s standard of highest excellence. Holiday spirits will rise with the bubbles in this blend of 45 percent Chardonnay and 55 percent Pinot Noir. Notes of white pepper and gardenia […]

Spring Mountain Vineyard 2002 Elivette

Tasting notes: Voluptuously thick, a powerful, shadowy bordeaux blend that is almost like Turkish coffee with luxurious berry and black cherry, dark chocolate, and big yet velvety tannins. Worth knowing: Spring Mountain Vineyard’s 800-plus acres comprise some of Napa Valley’s most historic 19th-century vineyards, the potential of which winemaker Jac Cole and vineyard manager Ron […]

Lewis Cellars 2002 Cuvée L

Tasting notes: A rich, creamy, gorgeously textured composition of dark-berry liqueur, cocoa, smoky chaparral, and sandalwood. Worth knowing: Randy Lewis, a former Formula Three racer, moved to Napa Valley in 1992 and founded Lewis Cellars. This family-run winery has established itself over the last 15 years as one of the most consistently impressive producers in […]