A discreetly perfumed and brilliantly layered nose reflects notes of both red and dark berries along with a cornucopia of spice and floral elements. The hallmark sophistication of a fine La Romanée is present in spades with a notably finer mouthfeel to the sleekly textured flavors that juxtapose the refinement of the mid-palate with the firmly structured and youthfully austere finish that delivers stunningly good length. There is superb density and once again an abundance of dry extract that should enable beauty to age for years to come and note well that it's going to need plenty of it. In sum, this is seriously good, indeed the word brilliant comes to mind.
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