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Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    9th Annual Wine Dinner and Auction to Benefit The Mount Sinai Hospital (Feb 2012), (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine De La Romanée-conti Domaine De La Romanée-conti Grands-echézeaux Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2005, IWC Issue #119, (See more on Vinous...)

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

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    March/April 2004, IWC Issue #113, (See more on Vinous...)

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

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  • By Bill Nanson
    7/1/2005, (See more on Burgundy-Report...)

    (Romanée-Conti Grands-Echézeaux) There’s a little haze to the wine from this bottle and slightly paler colour vs the Echézeaux. The nose has a little extra lift vs the deeper Echezeaux, also shows an extra creamy edge. This wine really distinguishes itself by the intensity of its finish vs the previous two reds. It doesn’t give the ‘rush’ provided by the Echézeaux’ acidity but instead provides a warmer, denser aspect to the extract. The tannins have similar volume to the Echézeaux, but with finer structure. Lingers excellently on the palate.

Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    The 2002 Romanee Contis and a Mt. Sinai Hospital Charity Event, 2/13/2005 94 points

    (DRC Grands Echezeaux) also initially had an herbal edge with the dill (almost pickle), forest, pine and menthol, but it also had lovely rose aromas, leading into the cherry, dusty and lightly snow-frosted earthy side of its personality. There was a pinch of aggressive wood in its herbal component, but the palate was certainly more powerful than the Echezeaux and much more finish-centric at first. The finish was heavy with its wave of tannins, alcohol and acid that was put together well enough to satisfy the most skilled of wine surfers. I must admit, at first the flavor bothered me a little as I got a bit too much of the wood and herbal side, along with extreme citrus. The wine was wound and a bit angular, but it really fleshed out with time in the glass . it really needed that time to get deliciously fleshy and lose that herbal edge

Rockss and Fruit

  • By Lyle Fass
    2/8/2005, (See more on Rockss and Fruit...)

    (DRC Grands Échézeaux) Profound aromatic complexity here with coffee bean, black cherry, boysenberries, spice, butterscotch (oak?), and a slight herbal tinge that only added to the cacophany of smells. One of the noses of the day. Well there were many noses of the day. Big and ripe in the mouth with great density. Spherical in it's texture. Really gets to every nook and cranny in the mouth. Pretty explosive finish of red mixed with a little black fruit. Very floral on the palate along with noble tannins. Some serious structure and amazing length indicates that this will be one for the ages. An amazing wine and the best DRC Grands Échézeaux I have tasted in my limited experience. A standout today.

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