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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 763

    Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, La Tâche 1985

    3 bottles per lot

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    Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, La Tâche 1985
    Grand Cru, Côte de Nuits
    Embossed Domaine capsules. Lightly bin-soiled labels. Numbered bottles: 10879, 10881, 10888. Levels: two 1.5cms, one 2cms below base of corks
    Tasting note: First tasted at the Domaine, October 1990: deep, rich, intense, yet showing some maturity; extraordinary aroma, back to its brilliant self after the preceding dreary vintages, spreading and fluttering its wings like a bird after the rain. The sweetness of ripe grapes and alcohol, assertive, great length, dry finish. Six years later, from an American cellar, showing well. …Most recently: beautiful in all respects. At its most gloriously fragrant best. Last noted at the closing dinner of Stephen Kaplan’s 1985 vintage event in Chicago, April 2000 ***** M.B.

    3 bottles per lot


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