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    La Tache 1978
    Domaine de la Romanee Conti
    2(3.5cm), 3bsl, #003361, 003363, 003365
    Bottle (3)


    "My expectations were understandably sky high given the reputation, but I was not disappointed because it lived up to everything I hoped for. Mature in color with wide bricking on the rim, the nose is utterly bewitching with fragrant scents of orange peel, iron piping, damp undergrowth, wild mushroom and a hint of dried blood. It felt intense yet beautifully defined. The palate felt fully mature after 38 years, the tannins completely melted. While there is not the weight of the 1978 Romanée-Conti, there is a sense of presence and grandeur imbued by this La Tâche. The balance is perfect, the symmetry beguiling, and it gently fans out on the pure, caressing finish. It offers everything you could wish from a mature Pinot Noir, a hauntingly beautiful wine that I shall remember for a very long time. " (98 pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate #229, Feb. 2017)


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    April, 2017
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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