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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Brilliant 2012s

Terroir dominates the vintage in DRC's 2012 lineup
Photo by: Jean-Louis Bernuy
Bruce Sanderson once again passed through the gates of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti to taste the latest vintage from barrel.

Posted: May 22, 2014 3:30pm ET

I made my annual pilgrimage to Domaine de la Romanée-Conti earlier this year. It marked the first time since I began visiting the domaine in 2005 that I did not taste with Aubert de Villaine, who was traveling.

However, I met Bertrand de Villaine, who is being groomed to succeed his uncle as codirector of DRC. Along with cellar master Bernard Noblet, we tasted through the 2012 vintage in barrel. WineSpectator.com members can read my non-blind scores and tasting notes below for the 7 DRC wines: Corton, Echezeaux, Grands Echezeaux, Romanée-St.-Vivant, Richebourg, La Tâche and Romanée-Conti..

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David Allen
Lufkin,Texas ,USA —  May 23, 2014 9:07am ET
Thank You for the information. Very Helpful.

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