Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, is considered one of the world's most prestigious areas, with a vineyard of 25.5 hectares. The Domaine de la Romanée-Conti that we know today was founded in 1942 by Edmond Gaudin de Villaine. Currently, Aubert de Villaine and Henry-Frédéric Roch are co-managers. This area has become a legend, in fact, the prices of bottles reach new heights.
- Grand Cru « Romanée-Conti »
The most legendary Vintage of the winery is the Romanée-Conti. This wine comes from a tiny plot of 1, 8140, this surface is unchanged since 1580, which currently provides 4,000 bottles per year. This parcel was originally named the “cros de Clous” and took the name Romanée in 1631. In 1760, the Prince de Conti has torn a high price to Madame de Pompadour. It was therefore called Romanée-Conti in 1793. Wines from this grand cru are delicate, which challenges winemakers and different tasters. Many do not understand this wine, which is to share in the very closed circle of great wines.
Romanée-Conti 1999 has a dark red color. The nose is rich with notes of blackcurrant leaf, pink grapefruit, and blood orange. On the palate, this wine has a beautiful attack with notes of bitter-sweet flowers, fruits and rose. This wine has a very silky texture and abundant tannins. The secret of Romanée-Conti is a slightly green side. It tastes of rose petal, which passes through the green pepper phase.