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La Tâche 1995 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (8 BT)

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La Tâche 1995 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (8 BT)

La Tâche 1995 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (8 BT)


18,000 to - 26,000 GBP

Lot sold:



La Tâche 1995

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru

u. 2x3cm, 2 labels very slightly soiled, 4 slightly soiled, 2 soiled, 1 capsule with signs of old seepage on top of capsule, 1 with remains of perished elastic band and slightly soiled, non-consecutive bottle numbers

Almost Guerlain-like depths on the nose. Huge hidden power. Massive. Tawny beauty. Plums and cinnamon. Lovely tannic framework covered with rich, fat fruit. Royally Burgundian. A hugely impressive wine, oozing fruit and depth. At 14 years old from magnum, an amazing bouquet of heather honey. Rich opulence - you could spread it on toast! Cinnamon sticks and raspberry jam. A lot of attack and freshness on the palate. Less finesse and sheer breed and class than '96, but so thick and rich. A real coffee finish, incredibly 'arabica'. Coats the mouth and ends sweetly. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 98

8 bts (cn)


Lots 1-42

The Faiveley and the 1970s Petrus was bought by the vendor from Christies in the 1980s, as was the pre-1978 Domaine de la Romanée Conti. The remaining DRC lots in this section were purchased from Domaine Leroy via a middleman. All the other Burgundy lots were bought in Switzerland from the official importer. This part of the collection has been kept in naturally cool purpose-built underground cellars.


Lots 43-129

These Domaine de la Romanée Conti bottles were bought at auction from the State Monopoly. The Petrus 1982 was purchased from a highly reputable Bordeaux négociant. The Le Pin and the 2005 vintage red Bordeaux was bought en primeur from a Bordeaux wine merchant, while the Drouhin, Biondi-Santi and Jaboulet lots came direct from the producers. All have benefitted from long-term professional storage. 


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