2009 - Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée Conti
09A9RSVDRC3PK _ 2009 - Romanée St Vivant Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée Conti - 3x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Region
Romanée-Saint-Vivant
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020 - 2037
Case size
3x75cl

2009 ROMANÉE ST VIVANT GRAND CRU DOMAINE DE LA ROMANÉE CONTI - 3x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Region
Romanée-Saint-Vivant
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020 - 2037
Case size
3x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2011,
    Score: 94-96

    As it usually the case, here the nose is even more elegant and prettier with a highly perfumed, layered and relatively high-toned aromatic profile that is quite floral along with offering up notes of oriental tea and exotic spice on the mostly red and blue pinot fruit scents. The detailed and ultra refined flavors are crystalline in their purity and while they don't have the robust power of the Grands Echézeaux, there is notably more finesse and even a bit more overall length. It's hard to capture mouth feel in words but think of lacy and silky textured flavors that possess a truly fine grain and you'll have a good idea about the palate impression of the '09 RSV.Drink: 2021+

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.