La Tache 1990 . Domaine de la Romanee ContiClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionLa Tache 1990
Domaine de la Romanee Conti
2.5cm, lscl, ssos, #03449
"Stunning, massive, full-on, classic La Tâche nose that displays almost unbelievable complexity so with many different elements that it is impossible to even begin to describe them all; the primary components include ethereal and still fresh pinot fruit, clove, knock out spiciness, anise, hoisin, soy and a trace of earth but these elements only hint at the sheer depth. The flavors are big, rich, refined, classy, penetrating and superbly powerful yet everything is in perfect balance and there is more than sufficient sève to balance off the still considerable tannins. The finish is intense, pure and so long that it is haunting; I can literally still taste this wine days later after I had it because it has such a dramatic and emotional impact. This is one of the finest, perhaps even the finest young Burgundy I have ever been privileged to try and it only seems to get better with each passing year. In short, this is absolutely brilliant." (99 pts. Allen Meadows, Burghound, June 2009)
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.
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