Lot 1029
  • 1029

ROMANEE ST. VIVANT 1996 DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE-CONTI

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2,200 - 3,500 USD
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3,444 USD
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Romanée St. Vivant 1996 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru
Heavily scuffed and heavily bin-stained label, slightly scuffed capsules

At 13 years old from magnum. A real wood-smoke and violets nose. Increasingly sweet and cherry-ish as you leave it in the glass. Then you get raspberries and a certain opulence. Real structure on the palate, with very juicy fruit. The tannins are so ripe and soft now. Really lines the mouth with blackcurranty fruit and keeps its freshness all the way to the finish. Unexpectedly, it is also charming. The concentration of fruit and acidity is the key here. Serena Sutcliffe, MW WA 93

2 bts (sc)

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