Wine Romanee-Conti Grand Cru AOC, 2010
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The wine is deep red.
The taste of wine is bright, silky and expressive, full of fruit and hints of floral nuances. The finish is long and soft.
In a complex and harmonious bouquet of wine clearly felt aromas of black currant, toffee and rhubarb on the background light notes of spices.
Romanée-Conti - wine for meditation. It goes well with cheeses, truffles, as well as hot and cold snacks from the game.
Romanee-Conti - it is the greatest wines of Burgundy, once it was intended for the royal table. Conti Romanée-made from selected grapes grown in the vineyard of the same name, which is located at an altitude of 260-275 meters above sea level. Age of vines - 50 years. Fermentation takes place in neutral containers, maceration lasts 10 days, the wine is aged in oak barrels for 12 months. Wine storage capacity can reach 50 years.
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 8000 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!