Drc Romanee-Conti 2006

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Popped and poured. Stunning nose of rich black fruits, asian spices, cola and a spice dust texture. The palate is turning to velvet, with lush cher... Read more

Obviously, it was an incredible experience to not simply sample this wine, but to enjoy the entire bottle between four people during a very special... Read more

restaurant purchase- popped and poured. Awesome nose- violets, cinnamon, nutmeg, plums, tobacco- kept changing as the night wore on. The palate is ... Read more

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Snooth User: winenut718
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Vintage: 2000 08/05/2008

Popped and poured. Stunning nose of rich black fruits, asian spices, cola and a spice dust texture. The palate is turning to velvet, with lush cherries, mocha, and truffles. It lacks a little energy on the mid-palate. This isn't the most detailed La Tache, nor do I expect that it will live a long life, but it is just delicious right now.


Snooth User: steve1000
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Vintage: 1996 04/27/2009

Obviously, it was an incredible experience to not simply sample this wine, but to enjoy the entire bottle between four people during a very special evening out. It was more like some sort of wine ceremony. Neighboring tables whispered and pointed when the bottle was brought out, and the waiter took unusual care pulling the cork. It was quite a bottle of Burgundy, and I like to think I have had a enough Grand Crus to adequately prepare for the experience. If you love a tooth-staining red monster, don't waste your money on this--buy 50 bottles of (really good) Aussie Shiraz instead. But if you can appreciate a multi-layered, incredibly exotic, palate awakening experience--and have an unusually generous friend like I do--this wine will not disappoint.

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Snooth User: winenut718
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Vintage: 1993 08/05/2008

restaurant purchase- popped and poured. Awesome nose- violets, cinnamon, nutmeg, plums, tobacco- kept changing as the night wore on. The palate is nowhere near as forthcoming as the nose- it is lean and austere, but opened occasionally to show a wonderful plush texture and a lot more body. I could smell this for hours. I'd say 6-8 years at least.


Snooth User: winenut718
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Vintage: 1990 08/05/2008

Consumed at Cru. Gorgeous nose of warm dark fruits and a bit of funk. The palate is rich, silky and explosive- expanding and expanding for what seems like forever. Pure velvet after about 1 hour. This is incredibly sexy stuff- not an intellectual experience, rather a hedonistic one.


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Vintage: 2004 09/02/2008

Good deep red. Less expressive but still utterly sexy nose offers plum, raspberry, flowers, smoke and earth. Hints at its superb volume but this is quite closed and tightly knit today, and much less expressive and sweet than La Tache. But this superconcentrated wine seemed to gain sweetness with aeration, showing an increasingly fat, seamless texture without any loss of energy as it opened in the glass. Really saturates the palate on the aftertaste, where the tannins are thoroughly buffered by the wine's strong extract and superb depth. 94(+?) points


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Vintage: 2000 01/18/2012

Medium red. Ripe, aromatic nose combines plum, redcurrant, tobacco, lead pencil, mint and oak spices. Lush, ripe, smooth and spicy, with fairly full-blown sweetness and texture for this wine. In a gentle, oaky style, with very ripe red fruit flavors. Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 750ml


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Vintage: 2000 02/01/2009

...Pure, complex, perfumed aromas of violet, gunflint, minerals, spices and earth. Sweet but light on its feet, lifted by a note of menthol. Quite youthfully unevolved, but finishes with noteworthy persistence. Tannins are firm and dusty. Stephen Tanzer. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la Romanee St Vivant 750ml


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Vintage: 2000 02/25/2009

Medium red. Aromas of black cherry, currant, tobacco, Oriental spices and nutty oak. Sweeter and thicker than the Echezeaux, with a more floral character. Ripe, harmonious acidity frames and carries the fruit... Stephen Tanzer. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la Grands Echezeaux Grand Cru 750ml


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Vintage: 2000 02/25/2009

Good full red. Tight nose hints at cassis, violet, meat and truffle. Firmly built, suave and penetrating; not especially pliant or sweet but harmonious acidity gives it good shape. Finishes with firm tannic spine and a suggestion of slightly funky wo... Stephen Tanzer. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la Richebourg Grand Cru 750ml


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Vintage: 2000 02/01/2009

...Pure aromas of cassis, violet and minerals. Rich, sweet, suave and penetrating, with lovely mineral character and integrated acidity contributing to an impression of precision. Very primary, long and subtle on the back end. This makes the Romanee-... Stephen Tanzer. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la La Tache Grand Cru 750ml


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Vintage: 2000 02/25/2009

Medium red. Highly complex aromas of liqueur-like strawberry, violet, mint, truffle and underbrush. Rich, deep, silky and sweet, with an utterly suave, spherical texture; boasts outstanding nuance and volume. From fruit harvested on the edge of surm... Stephen Tanzer. A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2000 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti 750ml


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37186 Snooth User: j0rd0
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3.50 5
1996 12/01/2007

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1995 11/13/2007

679890 Snooth User: samen
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1990 01/01/2011

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