Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche Grand Cru Monopole 2014

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche Grand Cru Monopole 2014

$5,500.00

VINTAGE: 2014
WINE TYPE: Red
VARIETAL: Pinot Noir
COUNTRY: France
REGION: Burgundy
APPELLATION: Vosne-Romanée
SIZE: 750ml

La Tache is elegance and rigor. Beneath the frequent firmness of its tannins, passion is aflame, restrained by an implacable, courtly elegance.

"Fireworks in a glass would be the operative description of the super-fresh nose of the 2014 La Tâche and while it's not necessarily spicier or more floral than the Riche, there is a broader range of elements present and in particular better overall aromatic depth along with more red fruits than dark. The imposingly powerful and tautly muscular flavors possess outstanding mid-palate density while simultaneously offering excellent delineation on the intensely mineral-infused, youthfully austere and very firmly structured finish that just goes on and on. While I suspect that this will drink reasonably well after only 15 to 18 years of bottle age note well that if you want to drink it when fully mature it will require in the range of 20 to 25 years of cellaring."

-Burgunhound.com