2008 - Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Domaine de l'Arlot
09A8RSVAR3PK _ 2008 - Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Domaine de l'Arlot - 3x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de l'Arlot
Region
Romanée-Saint-Vivant
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2012 - 2027
Case size
3x75cl
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2008 ROMANÉE ST VIVANT GRAND CRU DOMAINE DE L'ARLOT - 3x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de l'Arlot
Region
Romanée-Saint-Vivant
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2012 - 2027
Case size
3x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,628.04 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound

    Mild reduction cannot hide the intense spiciness or the floral character that extends to the rich, full and relatively powerful flavors that cede no superior elegance to the Suchots, all wrapped in a mouth coating and palate staining finish that evidences a seductively velvet texture and huge length. A seriously impressive RSV with perfect equilibrium. Terrific.

Producer

Domaine de l'Arlot

Domaine de l'Arlot was created in 1987 when AXA Millésimes purchased the property in Prémeaux, just south of Nuits St Georges. Its history as a domaine, however, stretches back far into the Burgundian annals passing through the Vienot and Belin dynasties before AXA’s acquisition. The domaine’s recent history has been shaped by the influence of Jean-Pierre de Smet who ran the domaine for almost two decades before Christian Seely took over direction. In 2014 Christian installed Géraldine Godot as technical manager and winemaker. A native Burgundian, she is a qualified microbiologist and oenologist, and looks set for a bright future at this Côte de Nuits estate. The domaine favours whole bunch fermentation, seeking to produce wines with refinement and finesse. (Not to be confused with Domaine Arlaud in Morey St Denis.)

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.