2003 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la La Tache Grand Cru

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  • Pinot Noir
  • 750ML
  • WA 99
  • IWC 95
  • BH 95

Reviews for 2003 Romanee Conti, Domaine de la La Tache Grand Cru

WA 99
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2005
The 2003 La Tache reveals aromas of milk chocolate violets roses and dark cherries. Suave displaying massive amplitude and a full-bodied velvety-textured character this behemoth's flavor profile brings to mind... The 2003 La Tache reveals aromas of milk chocolate violets roses and dark cherries. Suave displaying massive amplitude and a full-bodied velvety-textured character this behemoth's flavor profile brings to mind chocolate-covered black cherries. Immensely powerful and noble it offers an interminable finish that is packed with flawlessly ripe sweet tannin. Projected maturity: 2013-2030.
IWC 95
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, March 2006
Bright red-ruby. Wonderfully complex nose melds raspberry rose petal truffley underbrush and exotic spices. Then almost shockingly fresh in the mouth with penetrating and rather delicate flavors of red berries and... Bright red-ruby. Wonderfully complex nose melds raspberry rose petal truffley underbrush and exotic spices. Then almost shockingly fresh in the mouth with penetrating and rather delicate flavors of red berries and flowers. Still quite tightly wound but already offers compelling inner-mouth perfume. Finishes with building tannins and outstanding verve.
BH 95
Burghound - Burghound, January 2006
An incredibly fine and pure aromatic profile that is first and foremost ripe but this does not detract from the usual La Tâche aromatic fireworks as the highly perfumed seductive spicy and pungent floral notes makes for... An incredibly fine and pure aromatic profile that is first and foremost ripe but this does not detract from the usual La Tâche aromatic fireworks as the highly perfumed seductive spicy and pungent floral notes makes for an utterly brilliant nose that is a good deal more nuanced than that of the Richebourg. The flavors are presently somewhat understated and while there is superb concentration I was quite surprised that there is almost a reserve here even a certain coolness that is extremely rare for a vintage that is essentially generous and overt in basic character. But perhaps what I admire the most here is the transparency which is again relatively rare in this vintage and the overall harmony of expression. In short this is a wine of finesse and purity because even though it is dense it remains balanced and never heavy. To be sure this is very ripe with finishing notes of plum mocha and coffee it is one powerful wine that possesses huge length and it should be capable of lasting 50 years. This should ultimately be a great La Tâche though whether it can rival such vintages as the '99 '90 '64'62 '49 '45 and '37 time will tell but it might as there is a huge underlying reservoir of potential here.