2001 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la La Tache Grand Cru
Pinot Noir - 750ML

  • BH 96
  • IWC 94
  • WA 93

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BH 96
Burghound - Burghound, January 2004
Strikingly extravagant nose of rose petals oriental spices pungent tea and leather notes plus ultra elegant pinot fruit. The powerful chiseled pure flavors are remarkably detailed precise and fine with mind bending... Strikingly extravagant nose of rose petals oriental spices pungent tea and leather notes plus ultra elegant pinot fruit. The powerful chiseled pure flavors are remarkably detailed precise and fine with mind bending complexity yet for all the emotional drama of this wine it remains understated and almost aloof at the moment. The finish is dense structured and quite firm though there is nary a hard edge to be found and while this too cannot rival the other worldly 1999 2001 will one day be thought of as a genuinely excellent vintage for La Tâche. In short aristocratic in every sense.
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, March 2004
Good full red. Superripe aromas of red fruits minerals and earth. Highly concentrated but also quite backward today and hard to view. Very long and gripping on the back end but comes across as a bit tough today despite... Good full red. Superripe aromas of red fruits minerals and earth. Highly concentrated but also quite backward today and hard to view. Very long and gripping on the back end but comes across as a bit tough today despite conveying an impression of great flavor precision. "This was always good to taste in barrel" notes de Villaine although I recall that it was a bit folded in on itself last November.
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2003
Earth-laced blackberries can be discerned in the nose of the 2001 La Tache. Suave plush and regal it boasts loads of candied black fruits in its deep character. This supple wine reveals superb clarity of fruit and an... Earth-laced blackberries can be discerned in the nose of the 2001 La Tache. Suave plush and regal it boasts loads of candied black fruits in its deep character. This supple wine reveals superb clarity of fruit and an impressively long fruit-filled finish. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2012.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Vosne Romanee
Sub-appellation La Tache
Vintage 2001