Wine Romanee-St-Vivant Grand Cru AOC, 1999
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The wine has an unusually deep dark ruby color.
Delicious full-bodied, perfectly reflecting the characteristics of the terroir, wine Romanee St-Vivant 1999 shows excellent woody notes, the dominant tones of ripe fruit and nuances of autumn undergrowth, mint, earth and floral nuances (violet) and hints of spices. Wine, full of charm, richness, depth, exquisite vintage!
Roman wine-Saint-Vivant 1999 has an exciting flavor that reveals the inimitable tones of blackberries, blueberries, cherries, raspberries and wild berries, and beckons floral notes (violet, rose), the nuances of tobacco and minerals.
Romanée-Saint-Vivant, 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.
Romanée-Saint-Vivant - is one of the finest wines in the line of Domaine de la Romanée Conti, it is created in the vineyard Romanee St-Vivant Grand Cru, which is Burgundy, Cotes de Nuits subregion and is one of six Grand Cru vineyards in the famous village Vosne-Romanée, occupying an area of 8, 71 ha. The main cultivated here is the Pinot Noir category AOC awarded in 1936. Vineyard takes its name from the abbey of Saint-Vivant, which in the Middle Ages, owned some vineyards Grand Cru in Vosne-Romanée. The word "Roman" in the title is left of a large vineyard Romanee, which was later divided and the current Romanee-Saint-Vivant was its eastern part.
Today the vineyard a few owners, but a site that belongs to DRC, is the largest and covers an area of 5, 28 ha, the average age of the vines - 34 years old, annually produces about 1, 500 cases of wine. For the first time this site was leased to Domaine de la Romanée Conti 1966 Marey-Monge family (Marey-Monge), which were the sole owners of the vineyard until the late 19th century. In 1988 the site was finally sold to Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. At a time when the DRC rented the land on wine label's name was mentioned owners - Marey-Monge, then it disappeared for a short while, but since 1993, there was again a tribute to the family so important to Burgundy. Wine produced in the vineyards of Saint-Vivant Grand Cru differ spicy taste, sophistication and elegance, the best of them are considered to wines produced DRC. A striking example of this is the "blockbuster» Romanee St-Vivant 1999, which offers all the most remarkable - the highest quality, wealth, excellent texture, exciting flavor with hints of berry and indescribable flavor that best reflects the characteristics of the terroir. Great potential exposure .. Despite the high cost, wine Romanee St-Vivant, like all wines domain, it is very difficult to acquire, and collectors all over the world are literally fighting for replenishment of its collection.
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!