Tasting notes for the Romanée-Conti 1999 - Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
- EYE: This 1999 vintage has a robe of intense and deep red, accentuated by violet reflections, bearing witness to its preserved youth despite the years.
- NOSE: The bouquet is a true enchantment for your senses, revealing an exceptional complexity of aromas. Ripe red fruits such as cherry, raspberry, and strawberry harmoniously intertwine with earthier notes of undergrowth, mushrooms, and truffles. Subtle touches of leather, licorice, and tobacco enrich this captivating olfactory ensemble.
- MOUTH: The wine unfolds with elegance and finesse. Its silky and balanced texture charms the palate. Delicious flavors of red fruits and undergrowth persist, accompanied by delicate notes of vanilla, spices, and smoke, adding an extra dimension to the tasting experience. The finish is long and persistent, leaving a savory and pleasant impression on the palate.
In short: This Romanée-Conti 1999 is an exceptional wine, achieving a perfect fusion of finesse and aromatic complexity. Its aging in the cellar has bestowed upon it an unforgettable palette of flavors and aromas, making it a gem of Burgundy. Regarded as one of the world's finest red wines, it is already a delight to savor, yet it also possesses remarkable aging potential, ranging from 10 to 20 years, offering an ever more enchanting experience with time. It pairs beautifully with refined dishes such as coq au vin, mushroom risotto, aged cheeses like comté vieux, or dark chocolate with spices.
Other appellations from this estate: Romanée-Conti, La Tâche, Richebourg, Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Grands-Échezeaux, Échezeaux, Montrachet, Corton Rouge, Corton-Charlemagne...