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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

La Tâche Pinot Noir 1996

Tasted blind. Dark murky red color. Notes of cherries... black cherries, tart cherries, lotsa cherries. Some cranberries and a little herbalness too. Masculine and brooding in the mouth. Seems really big, with tannins still present and lots of acidity. I guessed 95 Dugat Griotte. This needs another decade or two of slumber to develop more. Brought by a friend who said this was the first bottle he pulled from a case he bought on release. I hope to remain his friend. — 9 days ago

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Tom Casagrande

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“I hope to remain his friend.” Good one!
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The best of the best... bravo!

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

Marey-Monge Romanée-St. Vivant Pinot Noir

Very old burgundy that still had a little life. Some red left. What might have been. Nice history — 8 days ago

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

Échézeaux Pinot Noir

2020.1.26グロッサリーブルゴーニュ飲み比べで。香りが独特で飲み終わったグラスでもその香りが残ってる。 — a month ago

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

Romanée-Conti Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2016

The commune we have all been waiting for - Vosne Romanee. The first of 6 Grand Crus tasted blind. In 2 of the 3 previous tastings the first wine in this group has been the DRC RC and when I sampled the breathtaking quality of this wine I was thinking they have done it again. A couple of experts in the group felt the 2 DRC wines were at #1 and #4 This proved to be correct. My notes - Perfume of violets, pepper and Asian Spices. A perfect palate of both feminine charm and latent power ... unbelievable. The La Tache usually shows as more voluptuous in these tastings but not in 2016. I normally don’t have this much left in my glass after the wine has been identified so this was quite a luxury. Just wonderful. As Clive Coates MW said - the yardstick with which to judge all other Burgundies. It is easy to think with the 1000 year history, and the stone cross that there is something spiritual and other worldly about this wine. The consensus from all 12 tasters was that this was the best of the Vosne Romanee tasting and therefore of the whole 34 Grand Crus tasted. Only 440 dozen produced for the world. — a month ago

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No other way to say it
Jealous
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@Mike R Yes Mike, these group tastings are the way to go rather than forking out at best $8000AUD for a bottle and hoping you can live another 20 years to enjoy at its peak 😀🍷

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

Montrachet Chardonnay 1995

Still youthful — 15 days ago

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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

Romanée-St. Vivant Pinot Noir 2002

Crazy good! The 02 is such a great vintage for DRC & this was drinking well. Polished & finessed with soaring aromatics. — 6 days ago

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Conti Torraiolo

Toscana IGT Sangiovese 2017

Wegmans $6. Great for the price. — a month ago