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The March 2019 Internet-Only Auction Part 2

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Auction Ends: 3/14/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #50. Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche 2015

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 98 AM.
"As is often the case in its youth, this easily possesses the most aromatic breadth of any wine in the range with an utterly kaleidoscopic nose that incorporates notes of Asian spice box elements, rose petal, lavender, lilac, orange pekoe tea and sandalwood. There is superb richness to the powerfully constituted flavors that possess outstanding delineation and intensity while displaying perhaps even more minerality than usual, all wrapped in a mildly warm finish that slowly fans out as it sits on the palate. This is one classy wine that manages to do what only the greatest of burgundies can, which is to wow you with its power without weight mouth palate impression. And if all of this weren't enough, the refinement and poise here are nothing short of riveting. While I am very careful when it comes to proclaiming that such and such a vintage of La Tâche will go down as one of the all-time greats, the 2015 version appears to have the potential to be one of them. Time will of course be the final arbiter but the underlying material is so good it's difficult to be less than super-enthusiastic." Burghound.com, Jan 15, 2018
Provenance: The Asymptote Cellar
Notes: #03056.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $6,000


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