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2005 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Echezeaux 1.5L

Located in New York

$11,500.00

SKU 43671 Categories ,
WA95
BH94
VM94
WS93
JR18.5/20

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JK        WS 93       BH 94       ST        WA 95       AG        JR 18.5/20       JG        VINOUS        IWC        RJ       
Reviews & Scores
Next to the super-refined, delicate 2006s, the 2005s come across as deeper and richer in personality. That is quite evident in the 2005 Échézeaux, a wonderfully lifted, precise Burgundy that is just starting to blossom. Today, the 2005 is all about nuance and detail. This is a terrific showing. Once again, in 2005 the Échézeaux is a real overachiever.
VM94February 2015
Mid blueish crimson with quite a pale rim. Light nose initially with a hint of undergrowth but lots of ripe sweetness underneath. Jewel bright, so bright, fruit – not that intense, but very winning, and it opened up in the glass becoming more intense and super-bright cherry fruity with the merest hint of espresso. Marked acidity on the palate is the first impression and then some oak tannin still. Very, very youthful – much more introspective than I remember the 2004s at this stage. Even severe. You take this on faith at this stage because the fruit weight is not sufficient to distract from all the infant aspects of acid and tannin.
JR18.5/20February 2008
 The soaring nose of spicy cassis, black cherry and violets this displayed from cask has now become very reserved and brooding, merging into rich, full and utterly delicious flavors that possess a beguiling texture and unusually fine tannins compared to what I typically see with the Ech. This is a big wine by any measure with excellent mid-palate density and superb length. Really good stuff and as the 'value' play in the DRC line-up, one to strongly consider because it surpasses its normal quality level by more than a fair margin in 2005. 
BH94January 2008
The 2005 Echezeaux delivers ravishingly sweet, high-toned aromas of black raspberry, maraschino, marzipan, marmalade and iodine. It saturates the palate with sweet, ripe fruit and inner-mouth perfume, while introducing layers of fresh meat and shrimp-shell minerality. The texture is amazingly creamy and polished, and the long, refined finish adds an alluring hint of mocha. Superb saturation of ultra-ripe fruit but with freshness; remarkable concentration yet elegance, lift, indeed near weightlessness: this is 2005 at its best. 
WA95April 2007
This red shows wonderful purity of fruit, with cherry and berry flavors and a touch of spice. Harmonious, yet with underlying power. Despite some reserve and a hint of a vegetal note, this is the most approachable of the range.
WS93

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Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 17 in
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Fine & Rare, Retail

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95

Rating BH

94

Rating VM

94

Rating WS

93

Rating JR

18.5/20

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95

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