Romanée Conti 1978 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (3 BT)
Romanée Conti 1978
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Côte de Nuits, Grand Cru
u. 1x3cm, 1x6cm, labels slightly soiled, 1 slightly wrinkled, 1 slightly stained, Leroy slip labels, 1 creased and peeling in corner, CRD Leroy capsules, consecutive bottle numbers, straw wrapped, packed in 6 bt owc, stamped CRD and Romanee Conti 1978 in gothic script, 79 and 7 handwritten on same side as stamped vintage
Vintage started 16th October (27 hl/ha) Glorious raw black truffles bouquet - wild! Incredible taste, rich, young and untamed. This wine should be censored. The fabulous result of an Indian Summer that coaxed miraculous depth and flavour out of the unique soil that is Romanée-Conti.
Serena Sutcliffe, MW
3 bts (owc)
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.
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.
LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX
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