2011 DRC - Grands-Echezeaux 750ml

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2011 DRC - Grands-Echezeaux

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International Wine Cellar | 93(+?)

Good bright, dark red. Perfumed, high-pitched nose offers dark fruits, licorice, violet and noble oak notes. Intensely flavored and very tightly wound, with its inherent sweetness currently blocked by its serious spine. Best today on the very long finish, which features rather tough tannins and sappy berry, earth and spice flavors.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 173

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Domaine de la Romanee Conti (DRC) is Burgundy's most famous estate, producing all grand cru wines from 25 hectares of vines. The wines are made in extremely limited quantities and generate some of the highest prices on the market. DRC produces the grand crus Romanee Conti, La Tache, Richebourg, Romanee Saint Vivant, Grands Echezeaux, Echezeaux and Montrachet, of which both Romanee Conti and La Tache are monopoles.

Aubert de Villiane has farmed the vineyards organically since 1986 and adhered to traditional, natural winemaking practices. Only natural yeasts are used and aging is done in 100% new oak. The wines are characterized by finesse, balance and refinement. They directly reflect their sense of place and have the ability to age while increasing in both character and value.

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See other similar producers: Domaine Henri Jayer, Domaine Armand Rousseau, Domaine Gerard Raphet

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