2009 - Richebourg Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée Conti Non OWC
09A9RDRC6PKSC _ 2009 - Richebourg Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée Conti Non OWC - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Region
Richebourg
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
6x75cl

2009 RICHEBOURG GRAND CRU DOMAINE DE LA ROMANÉE CONTI NON OWC - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Region
Richebourg
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
6x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2012,
    Score: 97

    The bottle that I tried displayed a hint of reduction though not enough to hide the intensely floral and notably ripe nose that features fresh notes of plum, mocha and cassis that are sprinkled with exotic spice notes. The expansive and tautly muscular broad-shouldered flavors are, unusually, almost as fine as those of the RSV yet even slightly more complex with the same finely grained tannins. The length is similar but at present, the extra dimension of depth gives this the barest of edges. Either way, this chewy, robust and overly muscular effort is genuinely sensational and clearly built for the very long haul.Drink: 2034+

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

Richebourg

Richebourg is one of the six Grand Cru vineyards in Vosne Romanée consisting of 8ha which is shared between 10 producers including Domaine de la Romanée Conti, Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noellat and Domaine Meo-Camuzet. Richebourg is based mainly on limestone deposits with some clay making the wines robust and voluptuous with a long life expectancy