2005 - Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée Conti
09A5RVDRC2PK _ 2005 - Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée Conti - 2x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Region
Romanée Saint Vivant
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2019 - 2038
Case size
2x75cl
Available Now

2005 ROMANÉE ST VIVANT GRAND CRU DOMAINE DE LA ROMANÉE CONTI - 2x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Region
Romanée Saint Vivant
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2019 - 2038
Case size
2x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £15,845.35 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2008,
    Score: 97

    This is also very primary and backward as hints of supremely elegant and seductive exceptionally ripe black fruit aromas replete with soy, hoisin, clove and anise nuances merge into wonderfully fine and refined linear and firmly structured flavors that culminate in a precise, pure and driving finish that goes on and on. This is a really impressive effort that offers terrific potential but fans of this wine should note that it is arguably more masculine than it usually is yet at the same time utterly seamless. A 'wow' wine that is perhaps the ripest of the DRC '05s. A true knockout that is sheer class.

Producer

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Co-owned by the Villaine and the Leroy/Roch families, this historic domaine in the Côtes de Nuits produces arguably the world’s greatest wine and has become the standard against which all others are judged. It is named after its flagship vineyard, the famous monopole La Romanee-Contée which was first planted by the monks from the Abbaye de Saint Vivant in the Middle Ages and came into the possession of the Prince of Conti in 1760 who kept the wines solely for his own private consumption. The vines were replanted in 1947 and before that remained untouched since pre-phylloxera days. The domaine acquired its other monopole, La Tâche in 1933 and also built up significant holdings in other grand cru vineyards over the 19th and 20th century such as Richebourg, Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Grands Echézeaux, Echézeaux and Le Montrachet. Incredibly, all the wines produced by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti are from vineyards classified as Grand Cru, the highest designation available in Burgundy.

Region

Romanée Saint Vivant

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 to the 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.