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Top 5 Wines To Savour On Emirates

  • Recently at an exclusive wine tasting event for a select audience, Emirates unveils some of the finest wines to savour in the First and Business class cabins. Here are some of them:
  • Dom Pérignon :
Dom Perignon

Dom Pérignon is a brand of vintage Champagne produced by the Champagne house of Moët & Chandon, and it serves as that house’s prestige Champagne. It is named after Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk who was an important quality pioneer for Champagne wine. Dom Pérignon is always a vintage champagne, meaning that it is not made in weak years, and all grapes used to make the wine were harvested in the same year. As at September 2019, the current release of Dom Pérignon is from the 2009 vintage. 

Emirates Airline typically serves Dom Perignon champagne in its First Class Cabin.They usually serve whichever vintage is most common at that time. The airline invests more in wine than any other airline. There are different brands of Dom Perignon champagne. For example, in 2016, Emirates briefly served Dom Perignon 1998 P2. In April 2018, Emirates started serving the Dom Perignon 2000 P2. Emirates has been serving Dom Perignon for 27 years.

  • Metis Sauvignon Blanc Klein Constantia:
Metis Sauvignon Blanc Klein Constantia

Metis Sauvignon Blanc was inspired by Pascal Jolivet and his holistic approach to winemaking. The name Metis refers to the collaboration between the two countries to produce this great wine. This fusion of philosophies is reflected in the flower on the label that is a hybrid of the South African Protea and French Iris. Its vintage collection was produced in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Metis Sauvignon Blanc is a white wine served on Emirates Business class. 

  • Ken Forrester Gypsy:
Ken Forrester Gypsy
Ken Forrester Gypsy

The Ken Forrester Gypsy  wine was produced in Cape Town, South Africa. The character is somewhat ‘wild’, a little brambly with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, dark spices, with vanilla scents and a distinct, concentrated red-fruit focus on the finish. This is served on First and Business class cabins.

  • Château Pontet Canet 5ème Grand Cru Classé:
Château Pontet Canet 5ème Grand Cru Classé
Château Pontet Canet 5ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Pontet Canet 5ème Grand Cru Classé is a premium Red wine produced in Bordeaux. The wine maintains the characteristics of the great Pauillacs. It has the aroma of cedar and dark fruit with fresh and balanced red fruit and cherries. It is a sublime wine. It is a Red wine served on Emirates First class cabin.

  • Graham’s 20 year old Tawny Port:
Graham's 20 year old Tawny Port
Graham’s 20 year old Tawny Port

Graham’s 20-year-old Tawny Port is a Red wine produced in Portugal. It is made with red berries, dried berries, raisins, some nuts, and hints of leather and flowery aromas; Sweet on the palate with good concentration, dried berries, spice, and a long aftertaste.  It is a Red wine served on Emirates First class cabin.

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