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2005 DRC Romanee Conti - 750 ml

99-100
RP
750 ml - $19,995.00
Product ID: 37968-750-AI
Availability: In Stock
Vintage: 2005
Format: 750 ml
Color: Red
Country: France
Producer: DRC
Rating: 99-100 RP
Region: Burgundy
Type of Wine: Burgundy Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir

Description: There are more startling complexities in the 2005 Romanee-Conti than in any other wine here today, perhaps in the vintage. A stunning, high-toned and utterly unique perfume of pink grapefruit, blood orange, tangerine rind, vivid rose petal, musk, cinnamon, sage, and cassis seduces the olfactors in kaleidoscopic rotation. I hesitate to court sacrilege or ridicule with Germanic allusions but it is impossible not to imagine a great Pinot scented with Gewurztraminer and Scheurebe. On the palate, a pure, clean meatiness emerges, like butchering a meadow-fed lamb, bitter-sweet flowers flying forth in an inner-mouth profusion. Soy and black truffle lend a dark, savory note to the proceedings, leading the long finishing procession over a path strewn with rose petals...

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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