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Community Tasting Notes (5) Avg Score: 96.3 points

  • Horizontale Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2010 (Toqué! Montréal): Peu de mots peuvent décrire le plaisir que j’ai eu à déguster ce vin. C’était une rencontre magique, à laquelle je rêvais depuis plusieurs années. On avait tant vanté dans le passé le profil à la fois fin et opulent du Montrachet de la DRC, et c’est exactement ce qui se trouvait dans mon verre. Une opulence démesurée telle une onction, une richesse déconcertante, mais qui est balancée par une fraîcheur, une élégance et une finesse difficilement explicable. Complexité aromatique évidente sur le beurre, le silex, la Sambuca, les noix de Grenoble, la pâte d’amende et les fruits à chair blanche. Un vin jouissif qui m’a fait m’exclamer de bonheur à chaque fois que j’y ai goûté. 98-99

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  • 2010 DRC Tasting: This was my first ever DRC Montrachet and I was very very excited. Some pear, peach and white flowers on the nose. More tropical fruit on the palate and while this was extremely rich, it was not at all heavy and the purity of the fruit was striking set against a distinct mineral background. Extremely long finish. I would love to try this again in 10 years.

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  • 95-96
    Akazienhonig,Weisser Tee,Röstreis,Zitrusfrüchte.
    Gute frische Säure,Wirklich gute Spannung.
    Mit mehr zeitachse exotischer,Ananas,Mango.
    Dicht,mineralisch,würzig,gute Tiefe.
    Langer leicht salziger Abgang.
    Gefällt mir sehr gut.

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  • 2010 DRC Tasting: Poured last after the reds. This has a tropical fruit note with some richness on the nose, with some banana notes. No sulphur or reduction, you would not confuse the Monty from DRC for a Coche or Leflaive white. Rich, ripe and showing lots of dry extract with some tartness on the palate, again with an oily tropical fruit feel to the texture. The fruit is balanced by a saline and mineral feel on the back end.

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  • This wine has a nose of youthful power, but yet it is not a brutal wine, it is a sophisticatedly powerful wine. It is exotic and many at the table (well... at least one important sommelier with initials PR) that it was made in the "old school Montrachet" style, hugely sweet and loaded with botrytis, toasted pineapple, caramel and honey. Not for everyone, but it is pure, rich, complex and shows big minerality.

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