2005 Domaine de La Romanee Conti La Tache Grand Cru

Share on Facebook

2005 Domaine de La Romanee Conti La Tache Grand Cru image

(99 points) There really is not all that much difference between the way this bottle showed and my original review from late 2007 other than the nose of this most recent experience is notably less exuberant. However it remains just as kaleidoscopic and dazzling with its array of red and black cherry, cassis, plum and subtle earth notes replete with beguiling Asian spice cabinet aromas and essence of rose petals. The intense, powerful and breathtakingly concentrated flavors possess a taut muscularity before culminating in a palate coating finish of simply huge length. Not surprisingly, this is still structured to the point of being chewy yet it is never rustic or coarse because the gorgeously detailed palate impression is buffered by buckets of dry extract. As readers know, I often use the word Zen to describe the kind of inner harmony of a great vintage of Romanée-Conti but rarely with La Tâche yet in 2005, the LT has this element of inner calm and grace as well. In sum, I remain confident that this huge but utterly classy and stylish wine will go down as one of the all-time great LT's. (1/2012) Allen Meadows - Burghound


  • List Price: $6000.00

Quantity in Stock: 1

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 2003 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac - (100 Points) A modern day version of the 1959 Lafite, the 2003 Lafite Rothschild was bottled in mid-May, 2005 after achieving 1...

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

Wine Bar Closed Private Party

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Wine Bar Closed Private Party

Castello Rampolla Supertuscan and Pecchenino Barolo wine tasting

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

"At least once a day you should do something purely for enjoyment, and wine is my way of relaxing." - Yo...

Wine Bar is Open for Regular Service

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

This Week's Menu at the Wine Bar   White Truffle Oil & Parmesan Dusted Shoestring Fries $1...

Super Pinot Noir Blind Tasting

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

  “Every day I spend my time Drinking wine, feeling fine Waiting here to find the sign That I can u...

Wine Bar is Open for Regular Service

Sat, Sep 21, 2019

This Week's Menu at the Wine Bar   White Truffle Oil & Parmesan Dusted Shoestring Fries $1...

First Growths of Pauillac Bordeaux Tasting

Sat, Sep 21, 2019

  The Wines of Bordeaux give tone to the stomach, while leaving the mouth fresh and the head clear.  More ...

Duckhorn Winery Portfolio Tasting

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

  “My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.”  Ernest Hemingway ...

The Domaines of Louis Jadot Burgundy Tasting - One of Burgundy's Biggest and Best Producers with Special Guest Antoine Collet

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

"Drinking is a very demanding profession and I can't hold down two jobs at once" Morgan Freidman W...

Opus One Vertical Tasting

Sat, Sep 28, 2019

“Excellent wine generates enthusiasm. And whatever you do with enthusiasm is generally successful. Baron Phi...

Roda Rioja Wine Tasting with Special Guest Maria Santaolaya

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Roda Rioja Wine Tasting with Special Guest Maria Santaolaya