The vines experienced steady, problem-free vegetative growth, with abundant, sizable grape clusters. The nose is fresh, intense red fruit complemented by warm notes of ripe hay, blood orange and cocoa. The palate attack is smooth and embracing, but it is the impression of precision that dominates in the end. Because of its flavors, Dom Pérignon pairs well with many foods. Some classic pairings include: Strawberries, lobsters, crabs, caviar and foie gras.