DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE CONTI
Domaine de la Romanée Conti
The most famous and the most expensive maker! The treasures of Burgundy! And "D.R.C' [Domaine de la Romanee-Conti] took the initials, that famous"Romanée-Conti'!
Now, world's best wine and reputed to be like became "Romanée Conti' is history dates back to Roman times, the Domaine are more than 2000 years of history.
* Crown "Romanée-Conti' and jewelers who surround it
Located in the heart of the Romanée-Conti vineyard and cross court de Nuit, when "Nuits pearls' and village of Vosne-Romanée given. This village is six Grand Cru vineyards, has vie supremacy as the best of all Burgundy.
[La Tache: forcefulness and complexity, femininity [Richebourg], [la Romanée] of the skeleton of a stately, should be called the sincerest form of subtlety [Romanée-Saint-vivant], and finally promoted to Grand Cru [Gran de Rue —].Romanée Conti, North, South East and West, surrounded by five pieces of jewelry and even has reigned at the Center. Romanée Conti but are also all fandom for these five gems are.
Does not exist, Romanée Saint vivant with a stately but it Romanée Conti. Femininity than Richebourg, Romanée Conti Richebourg femininity with la Romanée does not exist, but not inferior.Romanee Conti is literally in the Center and is all about.
The birth of the "Romanée-Conti'
During the middle ages, most of the romanee-Conti and Romanée-St. vivant / was owned by "Abbaye Saint-vivant'. Also part of la Tache, Richebourg was a possession of the Cistercian Abbey. "To treat the illness of King Louis XIV in the early 18th century, the physician had prescribed"Romanée Conti, spoon a few tablespoons minute daily episodes.
After that, these fields will be auctioned off in the competition was held among Conti publicly over the ownership of Louis XV 寵姫 Madame de Pompadour and military advisory role played. And in 1760, officially recognized owner and Duke of conti. Was reportedly violent fury of Madame de Pompadour was defeated in the battle, since the incident, barred all Burgundy wines from the Chateau de Versailles. Conti Park fence, mistress 40 people and did the luxury as long as said person researching the subject for a painting, meals and some day on the wine's finest to seek now. All wines produced from the field is called "Romanée" become dominated Duke of Conti is became a legendary wine with Conti city unique.
And the France Revolution broke out in 1789 became confiscated all aristocratic Manor, are struck by the subdivision's renaming and field crisis too, like Romanée-Conti. But vineyard history from Roman times is attracting people's respect and worship, was kept unchanged its reputation after the revolution. Could not be inflict on "Romanée-Conti, war and revolution.
In 1794, this wine is officially named "Romanée-Conti" and that "high-quality wines pronoun" Romanée Conti was born. In addition to 1869, Aubert de Vilaine the current head's family bought the Domaine already owned, Richebourg and Echezeaux, graneshezo, in 1933, La Tache, in 1946, Romanée-St. vivant /, 1963 Monash was getting worked. In 1942, and then migrated to the company organization is called "DRC" was born.
* Land for 2,000 years, the roots of the grape continued to plow
Fermenter-Romanée Conti Romanée-Conti vineyard's history dates back to Roman times. It is thanks to Roman rule and viticulture and then was awarded "Romanée" name in the best vineyards of this village. Since 2000, the grape has been cultivated in this field. In organic farming say that "till the roots". Can plow by hand is at best only 50-60 cm depth, tree grapes 張rimegurashimasu roots to a depth of 10 m or more. It is plowing the soil its roots over several decades and changed is the composition of the soil.The Romanée-Conti vineyard exactly so "deep roots" over more than 2,000 years, has been a special land; It's changed hands once the Romans found better soil and microclimate, many generations of grape growers who would be perfect to make. It is on this land, so to speak, made time magic.
* Domaine de la does not need to pursue fame Romanée Conti, only one brewery
Genealogy of the current head of the Domaine Aubert de Vilaine got ownership of Romanée-Conti in 1869; Since several generations, not only as the owner of Romanée-Conti, owns part of Richebourg, Grand Echezeaux, Echezeaux, a small but has gained fame as a brewer's best Bourgogne.
Get the jewel in 1933 after buying all of la Tache, (acquired vineyards in 1988) Gets a portion of the cultivation of Romanée Saint vivant in 46 years, 63 years decorating around the "Crown" Romanée-Conti Montrachet number of ridges acquisition and honed stone, has been with more shine. During this time, in 1942, and company Domaine, the official name was "Société civil-du-Domaine-de-la-Romanée-Conti".
Today, the Domaine, Premiers Crus vineyards also owns, as Domaine both those not released only Grand Cru. The wines will be released as follows.
[Romanée-Conti], [La-tax], [Richebourg], [Romanée-Saint-vivant], [Grand Echezeaux], [makes], [Montrachet].