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Community Tasting Notes (3) Avg Score: 97 points

  • DRC Dinner 1 (Sydney, Australia): The most incredibly ethereal nose I've encountered on a wine in recent memory, these were aromas that required serious contemplation - fragrant cherry, raspberry, rose petals, subtle earth and spices, then there is a surging minerality that carries onto the palate. The palate is elegant and has such purity, but then there is stunning depth at the same time, almost more than should be possible from a wine with such finesse. I had this lingering impression of fragility as it is so delicately and perfectly balanced. While it was clearly at an incredibly youthful stage of its life - this is a harmonious and wonderful wine even now.

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  • My First DRC and Many Other Treats (Mirabelle, Austin, TX): This wine was fairly subtle on the nose, but spicy (corriander and allspice) and slightly astringent on the palate with an exceptionally long finish. OK.

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  • Slightly lighter colour – more pure cherry red here, only just medium. Nose is penetrating and perfumed: spice and flowers at the front, but also really deep and with a haunting (menthol ?) edge to it, and a touch of well-hung game beneath. Lovely flair. Unassuming mouth entry – just medium weight, and with perfect balance. Mid-palate shows pretty red berry fruit and floral touches. Clean and sweet and harmonious. Supremely elegant. Wonderful finish – sweet, harmonious and floral – must last at least a minute. 5-

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2009, IWC Issue #143, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2008, IWC Issue #137, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanee Conti) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Kapon
    2006 DRC's, 2/20/2009 95 points

    (DRC Romanee Conti) The 2006 DRC Romanee Conti was neither last nor least. It was much more sensual and elegant than the LT in the nose, with more subtlety and complexity, though. It was more toasty, with aromas of cinnamon, baked bread, stemmy goodness, black cherry and also a glazed goodness. The palate had incredible spice and foresty fun; it hit the highest note on the piano. There was a divine delicacy to the RC, its palate endless like a ballerina who never leaves its toes. Aubert noted the ‘justability’ of the RC versus the ‘masculinity’ of the RC.

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