Wine Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, Echezeaux Grand Cru AOC, 1996
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Reviews of purchase Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, Echezeaux Grand Cru AOC, 1996
Wine rich ruby color.
Beautiful, lively, rounded wine with a silky texture and a very spicy character. Noticeable in the taste subtle notes of fruit (cherries and candied strawberries), halftone violet, menthol and vanilla, shaded nuances of tobacco and oak. The finish is long, stable and clean.
Gorgeous, sophisticated, complex aromatic bouquet of wine is woven from spicy and fruity notes, complemented by floral notes (lavender, violet, rose petals), woody nuances and hints of earth.
Eshezo as all the wine Domaine de la Romanée-Conti - a wine for meditation, pleasure and delight, with every sip opportunity to learn about how the soil, the vine, the climate and the talent of the winemaker can come together to achieve perfection. In addition, the wine goes well with the traditional red wines meats and cheeses. Are the perfect combination of truffles, rabbit meat and game birds and cheeses are best suited Sieve, Saint-Nectaire and Brihaye-Savarin.
Echezeaux - this is one of the most remarkable and prestigious wines of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti (DRC). It is created on one of the largest Grand Cru vineyards in Burgundy, an area of 37, 7 hectares of land on which grows the grapes for this wine is 4, 67 ha. The average age of the vines - 32 years. Annually produces about 1,340 cases of wine. Eshezo vineyard located in the subregion of Côte de Nuits, in the commune of Flagey-Echézeaux, the main cultivated varieties are Pinot Noir. Category AOC awarded in 1937. Eshezo divided into a plurality of areas belonging to approximately 80 owners, most famous of which is undoubtedly the Domaine de la Romanee Conti. Title «Echezeaux» comes from the Latin «casalis», which means "home". Word Casalis was ofrantsuzheno to «chesal» (plural «chesaux»). Over time, it became les chesaux Echezeaux. Eshezo wine - one of the most magnificent in Burgundy and Eshezo produced DRC, deservedly considered the best of them. An example of this is Echezeaux 1996. This wine shows all the most beautiful things that are so prized in the great wines of Domaine de la Romanee Conti - harmony, elegance, richness, balance and large storage capacity.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Domaine de la Romanée-Conti) - a winery in Burgundy, also known by the abbreviation DRC. It is recognized as one of the great producers of red and white wines, which, in turn, are among the most expensive in the world. The farm is named after a famous vineyard - Romanée-Conti (Romanée-Conti).
Burgundy - one of the most fascinating and complex and recalcitrant wine regions. Here most of the appellations - a mosaic of smaller plots. Vineyard-Romanée Conti, an area of 1, 8 hectares is a monopoly (monopole), which means that it is cultivated owner - Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Mention «monopole» appears on each label wines produced from this vineyard. In addition to unsurpassed Romanee Conti- , Domaine de la Romanée-Conti produces other great wines: La Tache, Richebourg , Grands Echezeaux-, Romanee-St.-Vivant , Echezeaux , Montrachet .
Manor Domaine de la Romanee-Conti is located in the heart of the Côte de Nuits, in Vosne-Romanée - one of the villages of Burgundy, which is known around the world for the great vineyards of 200 hectares surrounding the area. Two of them belong to the economy - it Romanée Conti, from which produced some of the most expensive and rare wines on the planet, and La Tache (6 hectares), which also is in exclusive possession of Domaine de la Romanee Conti.
Romanee-Conti vineyard was founded in the 15th century and originally was called Cros des Clous, it belonged to the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Vivant, who grew up here exclusively Pinot Noir. In 1631, the vineyard becomes a family Kronemburg which renames it Clous Romanee, at the same time, the family buys a nearby vineyard La Tache. In 1970 Andre de Kronemburg sells property that was the subject of a marketing war between Madame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV, and her worst enemy - Prince Conti. As a result, the prince won, paying a huge sum of 8,000 livres, and the vineyard becomes known as the Romanee-Conti. But during the revolution of the earth Prince were confiscated and sold at auction.
In 1869, the vineyard buys Jacques-Marie Dyuvol-Bloch, who creates the world-famous Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and acquires plots Eshezo Grand Eshezo and Richebourg. Today the estate of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, which is one of the most famous in the world, manages Aubert de Vilaine, vineyards occupy Gerard Marlow, and winery and cellars in charge Bernard Noble. There are all conditions for the production of great wines. For 25 years, the vineyards are cultivated in accordance with the principles of organic matter, and the last 10 years is also practiced and biodynamic farming. Age of vines on average 30-40 years. As a result, a small crop and late harvest born some of the most juicy, fragrant and luxurious wines of Burgundy. The wines are aged in oak barrels, exposed only once straining, bottled without filtration and clarification. Among the top 100 wines selected by renowned British magazine Decanter in 2004, three wines in the top ten were from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti!