About the 7-Bottle 2001 Vintage Assortment from the Domaine de La Romanée-Conti
This wooden case from the legendary Domaine de la Romanée-Conti contains an assortment of 7 bottles: 1x Romanée-Conti 2001, 3x La Tâche 2001, 1x Grands-Échezeaux 2001, and 1x Échezeaux 2001. This case has been carefully opened and the nails are missing. The year 2001 is considered by many as an absolutely exceptional year for the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Despite a cool and rainy start to the summer, the estate leveraged its exceptional expertise to create truly remarkable cuvées.
The wines produced in 2001 exhibit characteristics specific to this vintage. They stand out for their unparalleled elegance and finesse, with subtle aromas and a solid, balanced structure. The cuvées from this period are characterized by a well-defined concentration of flavors, predominantly ripe red and black fruits, often accompanied by subtle notes of sweet spices and delicate floral touches in the background.
Among the iconic cuvées of the estate, the Romanée-Conti 2001 was particularly appreciated by wine critics of the time. It showcased exceptional harmony among its elements, with silky tannins and a truly impressive aromatic complexity. The Grands-Échezeaux and Échezeaux 2001 were also praised for their unique characteristics. The Grands-Échezeaux displayed a beautiful concentration of ripe fruits and spicy notes, accompanied by an elegant tannic structure. As for the Échezeaux, they offered balanced aromas of fruits and spices, with a finesse that made them accessible even in their youth.
The 2001 vintages of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti produced wines of great quality indeed, reflecting the expertise and commitment of famous the estate to create exceptional cuvées. However, we must admit that finding disappointing DRC vintages is quite a challenging task. These bottles offer a refined and complex tasting experience, and their aging potential adds to their allure for collectors and other wine enthusiasts.
All the appellations from this estate: Romanée-Conti, La Tâche, Richebourg, Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Grands-Échezeaux, Échezeaux, Montrachet, Corton Rouge, Corton-Charlemagne...