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The February 2019 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part II

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Auction Ends: 2/14/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #30. Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Romanée-Conti 2012

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 99 NM.
"Usually, choosing between La Tâche and Romanée-Conti is like choosing between your two favourite children. Not this year. The 2012 Romanée-Conti is one of the most spellbinding that I have tasted since I began 17 years ago. The bouquet is quite astonishing with brilliant delineation and focus, an almost disorientating sense of mineralité that soars from the glass and leaves you speechless. The palate is perfectly proportioned with a sensational line of acidity, brimming over with energy and frisson. This flirts with perfection and you know, one day it might actually achieve it. Just 350 cases produced." Wine Advocate #217, Feb 2015
Provenance: The Mont Blanc Cellar
Notes: Nicked vintage neck tag, nicked label. #00304.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $14,000


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