- Domaine Anne-Françoise Gros
- Pinot Noir
- 2028 - 2042
- Case size
- En Primeur
Goedhuis, December 2019
The A F Gros Richebourg is today one of the most consistent and sought after in the appellation, regularly standing out in tastings around the world. The 2018 exemplifies its appeal with deep Black Forest fruit flavours. It is a lovely compromise between elegance and evolving power. So layered, this is beautifully juicy and the fine, firm tannins give weight and composure on the finish. High class.
Burghound, April 2020,
This too possesses a mentholated top note on the agreeably spicy aromas of mostly black pinot fruit and sandalwood-scented nose. The succulent but punchy flavors possess good depth though the finish is also slightly dry and raspy. Note that my projected range assumes that this will likely better harmonize with a few years of bottle aging. Drink 2033+
Domaine Anne-Françoise Gros
The name Gros is one of the most famous in the Côte de Nuits, synonymous with great Vosne Romaneé. The original Gros domaine is now divided amongst four family members. Anne-Françoise, daughter of Jean Gros, married into another great Burgundy dynasty, the Parent family of Pommard. In 1998 François Parent and Anne Françoise combined their domaines to create a superb 10 hectare property comprising some of the finest terroirs in the Côte d’Or. Today their children Caroline and Mathias run the estate, with Mathias ever experimenting and pushing boundaries in both vineyard and cellar.
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