95 points Vinous
One of the most purely enjoyable wines of the evening, the 2000 Romanée St.-Vivant graces the palate with an exotic melange of Asian spices, blood orange and dried flowers of all kinds. The 2000 is a striking RSV that speaks to finesse and grace. On this night, it is simply stunning. (AG) (3/2016)
93 points Allen Meadows – Burghound
This remains quite deeply colored with a still largely primary nose of ripe dark berry pinot fruit, plenty of spice and a hint of sandalwood. There is gorgeous complexity to the still moderately firm, intense and relatively powerful flavors that display striking complexity on the solidly structured but not hard finish that delivers outstanding length. This is turning out to be better than I originally foresaw and I have upgraded my score accordingly. As to drinkability, for my taste this has just now arrived at its peak though it should be capable of holding here for many years to come. Tasted a number of time recently and while I have had largely consistent experiences note there was one bottle that was quite badly reduced while requiring several hours for it to dissipate. (4/2015)
Domaine de la Romanee-Conti is unquestionably Burgundy’s most famous estate, and among serious oenophiles, it may be the most famous wine estate in the world. Its Grand Cru Pinot Noirs and one Chardonnay regularly command some of the highest prices for any wine produced anywhere in the world, and according to many reviewers the wines are generally celestial. Though its history is complicated, the domaine is now owned by several long-time Burgundy families, with some owners holding just a very few shares. The 62.5 acres of vineyard owned by the domaine are planted to Pinot Noir and a small amount of Chardonnay. The wines produced are Grands Echezeaux, Echezeaux, Romanee-St.-Vivant, Montrachet, Richebourg, Romanee-Conti, and La Tache. Of the Pinot Noirs, the rarest is the Romanee-Conti, with an annual production of only 450 cases. The most plentiful, theoretically, is La Tache, produced in quantities of about 1,900 cases annually.
Stored on it’s side in a climate controlled cellar since purchase.
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Overall outstanding condition. Minor label staining as shown.
Bottle and label have been carefully examined and authenticated.