The La Romanee 2009 has been backward and slightly grumpy since the bottling – but now it’s really starting to show. The nose is offering layers of red and dark fruit, a vibrant spiciness and a intense minerality. On the palate intense layers of fruit – generous and almost velvet before the intense minerality takes over in the long and intense finish. Will need to check on the other 2009s from the estate
(Drink from 2022) – Extraordinary – (97 – 98p) – Tasted 19/06/2017 at the estate.
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