Wine Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, Richebourg Grand Cru AOC, 2011
Reviews of purchase Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, Richebourg Grand Cru AOC, 2011
Wine pomegranate color fading at the edges of the glass.
Taste wine dense, with ripe tannins, notes of candied fruit. The aftertaste is pleasant and long, with bright shades of ripe raspberry.
The aroma of wine - discreet, with hints of flowers.
Richebourg, like all 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.
Richebourg - is one of the great wines in the line of Domaine de la Romanée Conti, it is created on the same class Grand Cru vineyard, which is located in Burgundy, in the Cotes de Nuits subregion and is one of six Grand Cru vineyards in the famous village of Vosne-Romanée. «Richebourg» literally means "rich city", but the origin of this name is unknown. Today Richebourg - this is one of the most memorable names in the world of wine. The main cultivated in the vineyard is the Pinot Noir category AOC awarded in 1936. It produces some of the most remarkable and rich red wines in Vosne-Romanée. The plot where the grapes are grown for wine unsurpassed Richebourg from DRC, has a size of 3.51 hectares, which is about half of the entire vineyard. The average age of the vines - 42 years old. Annually produces about 1,000 boxes. Like all the wine Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Richebourg is aged in new oak barrels, the wine has a superb balance and best reflects the characteristics of the terroir, and thanks to unrivaled potential abilities with age to develop their dignity.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti - this 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).
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 the Domain de la Romanée-Conti!