Dominique took over completely in 1999, introducing biodynamic principles towards his vineyard husbandry, cultivating grass between rows to regulate vigour, fully de-stemming fruit and only intermittently racking during elevage. This is a small winery located opposite the Clos des Reas vineyard in Vosne-Romanee, a fairly rudimentary winery that nevertheless creates commendable wines. Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate.
From the most valuable 240ha of vinous real estate in the world comes this fragrant, gently spicy wine with aromas of cherry and blackberry and underlying earthy, mushroomy, gamey notes. Silky mouthfeel, soft tannins and a fine, savoury finish. The Burgundy model for Pinot Noir.
Renowned for producing some of the finest and most expensive wines in the world, it is one of the jewels in the Côte de Nuits’ crown and boasts the biggest concentration of top vineyards in the entire Côte d’Or with some of the world’s finest producers - not only with talent, but pioneers of innovation.
The wines are intense and powerful with finesse and elegance. Although Vosne-Romanée’s Grand Cru wines of La Tache, La Romanée and Richebourg are a wine aficionado’s household names (and dreams), the commune’s Premier Cru wines are magnificent and with a well deserved reputation.