96 points John Gilman
"The 2004 La Tâche is a brilliant example of the vintage in the making, with stunning complexity already in evidence on the both the nose and palate, despite the wine still being very youthful. The beautiful bouquet offers up a very complex blend of red and black cherries, beetroot, vinesmoke, a great base of soil, bitter chocolate, fresh herbs and just a touch of spicy oak. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, deep and brilliantly focused, with a great core of fruit, beautiful balance and great length and grip on the tangy and moderately tannic finish. All this great wine needs is more time in the cellar."
96 points Wine Enthusiast
"Although this wine is very firm and closed at the outset, it opens--and keeps opening in the mouth--to offer great fruit flavors. It is finely balanced, very pure, combining an ethereal character with the proper feet-in-the-soil taste of great Pinot Noir. Age for 20 years, if you can bear to wait. *Cellar Selection* (RV)"
95 points Allen Meadows - Burghound
"This too is sublime in its subtlety and grace with ineffably pure aromas and it strikes a balance between the opulence of the RSV and the restraint of the GE with an expressive yet ultra fine nose of rose petals, violets and seductive spice notes that introduce unbelievably refined flavors that seem crafted from silk and lace, culminating in a linear, mouth coating finish that detonates like a bomb and lasts and lasts. At present, this is taut and precise with the lithe muscularity of a world class gymnast yet it is not lean or unduly tight as there is a generosity to the mid-palate that serves to buffer the underlying tannic spine that will permit this to age for decades. This is clearly a great wine that epitomizes the concept of power without weight."
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A wine list from Flask published in the early 1970s
Driving down Ventura Blvd in Studio City in the 1960’s has something in common with today, Flask Fine Wine & Whisky- Flask first opened its doors to the public in 1962. Decades later and it still remains a respected fixture in the Los Angeles community.
We work directly with the wineries, distilleries and breweries to maintain a personal relationship with the creators of some of our favorite products.
We want to know their stories and how they produce bottles that fit into our unique collection. We make a point to keep our selection stocked with a wide variety, offering your classic Napa icons to your natural & organic wines.
We like to think of our whiskey and spirit section as more of a library where the rarest of bottles can be found.
We look forward to helping you find your next favorite bottle!