Richebourg damaged label 1990 Domaine de la Romanee Conti
€ 6.043,95 (in Vat)
|Brand||Domaine de la Romanee Conti|
|Region||Burgundy, Cotes de Nuits|
|Label||Slightly Bin stained, damaged label, very damaged backlabel|
From a perfect conditioned cellar, bought in release earky 1990's.
The last time that I drank the 1990 Richebourg Grand Cru from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was at the domaine in 2010. Five years on it remains a lovely Richebourg. Clear and quite deep in color, the bouquet remains "ethereal" with crushed strawberries and pomegranate fruit intermixed with iron, black truffle and a touch of pain d'épices. It is understated at first ,but after 30 minutes it had manifested the sense of grandeur you expect from a Richebourg. The palate is beautifully balanced with great depth and volume. There is that hint of black truffle coming through once more, as well as sour cherries, a hint of blueberry and an almost viscous, decadent finish that not so much caresses the sense but gives it a good "seeing to." This is probably the best bottle that I have tasted, and it should have another 20-30 years of pleasure to give. Tasted September 2016.