Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC) Richebourg Pinot Noir 1990

9.743 ratings on Delectable
$2949

The DRC produced splendid wines in 1990, and the Richebourg is close to reaching its plateau of maturity. A dark ruby color reveals lightening at the edge. The stunning aromatics offer intense aromas of spring flowers, black fruits, licorice, and toasty new oak. Fleshy and medium to full-bodied, with a velvety-textured palate, and sweet fruit, this smoky, rich, complex red Burgundy can be drunk now and over the next decade. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

George Chen Delectable Pro

Still wound pretty tight...intense backbone, plenty of flesh underneath, bit mysterious still...need a few more years!

Still wound pretty tight...intense backbone, plenty of flesh underneath, bit mysterious still...need a few more years!

9.4

David Eckert Delectable Pro

All the right stuff in all the right places.

All the right stuff in all the right places.

9.4

Mike Wu Delectable Pro

Drinking well already with lots of potential. (tasted at The Fine Wine Experience Burghound Richebourg)

Drinking well already with lots of potential. (tasted at The Fine Wine Experience Burghound Richebourg)

9.7

Jay McInerney Delectable Pro

Novelist, Wine Critic Town & Country, Expensive Wino & Gastronaut

Very complete and balanced. Drinking really well. Subtle for Riche. Great!

Very complete and balanced. Drinking really well. Subtle for Riche. Great!

9.7

Web Bond Delectable Pro

Cyrus in Healdsburg, CA

Cyrus in Healdsburg, CA

9.4

Clement Cariot Delectable Pro

Sommelier Bleu Provence

Was fabulous, and can still take a lot of bottle time ( 15-25 years)

Was fabulous, and can still take a lot of bottle time ( 15-25 years)

9.6

Martin G Rivard

@David L @Shawn R Good times, Good Times to day the least! I could literally forsake all other wines and only drink this for the rest of my life!!!! It’s a phenomenal example of what all Wines should aspire to be! Elegant, sophisticated, and freaking mind blowing Awesome!!!! Is that to much to ask for in a wine!!! Badass in a glass to say the least. A special thank-you to my buddy David Page. for allowing me to purchase these from his personal cellar when I’m looking for a bottle to commemorate a special evening. Weekend in NY with our gorgeous wive’s that put up with our shenanigans seemed like the perfect occasion to do so!!

@David L @Shawn R Good times, Good Times to day the least! I could literally forsake all other wines and only drink this for the rest of my life!!!! It’s a phenomenal example of what all Wines should aspire to be! Elegant, sophisticated, and freaking mind blowing Awesome!!!! Is that to much to ask for in a wine!!! Badass in a glass to say the least. A special thank-you to my buddy David Page. for allowing me to purchase these from his personal cellar when I’m looking for a bottle to commemorate a special evening. Weekend in NY with our gorgeous wive’s that put up with our shenanigans seemed like the perfect occasion to do so!!

9.8

B

x2 1990 DRC Richebourg. Bday dinner at Tap. Both bottles were perfect. Didn't decant too much before serving. It was absolutely perfect.

x2 1990 DRC Richebourg. Bday dinner at Tap. Both bottles were perfect. Didn't decant too much before serving. It was absolutely perfect.

10

Bryan Thomas

Crazy good

Crazy good

9.6

B

1990 DRC Richebourg. HB w MnD and J&D B. J said this was his fave of the DRC's and it was drinking beautifully. Such a treat on a warm summer night. Last we drank this was almost a year ago, when we really thought this was spectacular. Tonight was the same- it was drinking perfectly. Beautiful brick color, balanced. We got note of dark fruit, mineral, and lots of forest floor- both earthy and a little funky. Spectacular.

1990 DRC Richebourg. HB w MnD and J&D B. J said this was his fave of the DRC's and it was drinking beautifully. Such a treat on a warm summer night. Last we drank this was almost a year ago, when we really thought this was spectacular. Tonight was the same- it was drinking perfectly. Beautiful brick color, balanced. We got note of dark fruit, mineral, and lots of forest floor- both earthy and a little funky. Spectacular.

10