- Presentation of the winery
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.
The history of this great wine begins in 13th century, at the time the Cistercian Maizières receive the first vines "Montrachaz" located between Puligny and Chassagne. But it is really in the 19th century that this grand cru will be recognized at fair value, indeed the greatest poets and even the writers emphasize in their writings. Alexandre Dumas said that this wine "should be drunk kneeling and bareheaded." Montrachet acquired a reputation of white wine, Bâtard-Montrachet unlike and Bienvenue-Montrachet, which are renowned for the production of red wine.
This Montrachet 2002 has a beautiful yellow color with light green hues. On the nose this wine is powerful, with notes of yellow fruit, white pear, apricot. The nose is growing and changing aeration with more menthol notes. On the palate, this wine is dense, it is tactile. The finish is very long, with notes of pear and spice.