2008 Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Alain Hudelot-Noëllat

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noëllat
Region
Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Red Burgundy
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020-2035
Case Size
6x75cl
Available Now
2008 Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Alain Hudelot-Noëllat
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noëllat
Region
Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Red Burgundy
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020-2035
Case Size
6x75cl
Available Now

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Case price

£3,000.00 (Ex. VAT)

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(1 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, November 2009

Penetrating yet feminine, the Romanée St. Vivant is ample with black cherry and aromatic violets.Despite its Grand Cru power, it remains ethereal and refined.

Producer

Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noëllat

The Hudelots are an ancient Burgundian family whose ancestry can be traced back to Chambolle since before the French Revolution. Needless to say, wine has been in their blood for almost as long. Alain Huedlot began his wine career in 1954 working for his father and other local growers. At the ripe young age of 20, he started renting vineyards from his family in Chambolle Musigny until eventually receiving other small parcels from his father. Following a passionate and whirlwind romance with the granddaughter of Charles Noellat, he married despite protests from her family. This controversial union ensured additional vineyards despite a harrying and lengthy legal battle. Today the domaine owns a total of 10 well-situated hectares, which are split over 5 communes. Alain Hudelot’s grandson Charles Van Canneyt is a man on a mission. Having arrived at the domaine from Champagne only six years ago, he is already considered one of the brightest young talents in the region. These wines are wonderful examples of traditionally styled Burgundy - superbly pure and focused with an undeniable sense of terroir.

Region

Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Red Burgundy

Romanée-St-Vivant, which takes its name from the monastery of St-Vivant founded in c. 900, is a Grand Cru vineyard in Vosne-Romanée on the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. It is the largest of Vosne-Romanée's six Grands Crus and produces red wine only. The vineyard is located on the slope tothe north of the town of Vosne-Romanée and is the nearest vineyard to this village. Romanée-Saint-Vivant's soils are deep and rich in clay and lime, which means the wines of Romanée-St-Vivant are usually lighter and less powerful than its neighbours'. Domaine de la Romanée Conti is the largest proprietor, owning over half of the area's 9.5 ha.

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