Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Romanée-St. Vivant 1999

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: RP 96

Year: 1999

1 in stock

TASTING NOTES

The 1999 Romanee-St-Vivant initially has its nose put out of joint by the precocious 1999 Echezeaux, but allowing the wine to unfold over 30 to 40 minutes, it shows its true breeding. Returning after ten minutes, the nose positively explodes from the glass with a sorbet-like purity – hints of wild strawberry, cassis and a little blueberry – a piercing intensity that is wondrous to behold. The palate is medium-bodied and does not have the volume of the 1999 Echezeaux, but there is superior clarity and focus, the tannins clearly fine and the finish shimmering with tension and femininity. This is just a beautiful wine that will only get better..

Neil Martin. Tasting date:  August, 2013

 


Collections: Burgundy Red

Category: 1999, 750 ml



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