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Romanée St. Vivant 1997 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (5 BT)

A Gourmet’s Classic Collection

Romanée St. Vivant 1997 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (5 BT)

Romanée St. Vivant 1997 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (5 BT)

Romanée St. Vivant 1997

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru

u. 1x3.5cm, excellent appearance, straw wrapped, bottles from the same range, packed in 6 bottle owc

At 12 years old from magnum, quite a "flat" nose compared with the vivacity of some vintages, but this is a 1997 feature. Sweet violets. Very berries and raisins taste. And a touch of leather on the finish. Has a long flavour, increasingly cassis in the glass. And, right on the finish, raspberries. Very complex at the end. Later, the longer one leaves this, the more "live" the bouquet becomes. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

5 bts (owc)


Provenance:


The collection was housed in a large purpose-built underground cellar with high quality temperature and humidity control. The wines were purchased from two renowned wine merchants, on first release, have never been moved, and the vast majority were kept in stacks in their original wooden cases.


LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX

Offered Duty Paid only


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