Domaine de la Romanée-Conti's 2005s
Three factors joust for influence in any wine from Burgundy: the terroir , the growing season and the winemaker. The terroir is constant; if the vintage or the winemaker dominates, the wine loses. When all three harmonize, the wine approaches perfection.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 9, 2008.