DOMAINE DE LA ROMANEE CONTI
Domaine de la Romanée Conti
The most famous and most expensive maker! The treasures of Burgundy! And "D.R.C' [Domaine de la Romanee-Conti], but we took the initials that famous"Romanée-Conti'!
Is now the world's best wine reputed to be as became "Romanée Conti', but its history dates back Roman, is the Domaine of over 2000 years of history.
＊ Crown "Romanée-Conti, and the gems who surround it
Located in the center of the Romanée-Conti vineyard and cross court de Nuits when "Nuits Pearl] and praise given Vosne-Romanée village. This village has 6 Grand Cru vineyards, as goods of all Burgundy is vie supremacy.
[La tax] of 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 hemmed Cardinal 5 gems, indeed reign over the heart. Are together and all fandom for these five gems only the Romanée-Conti, is.
Does not exist with a stately Romanée Saint vivant it to romanee Conti. No less than to romanee Conti Richebourg does not exist with the gorgeous surroundings of Richebourg la Romanée is manifested. Romanee Conti is literally Center, is all.
＊ the birth of romanee Conti
During the middle ages, most of the romanee-Conti and Romanée-St. vivant / was owned by Saint vivant Abbey. Also, part of la Tache, Richebourg was a Cistercian Abbey owned. To treat the chronic disease of Louis XIV in the early mid-20th century, the attending physician had prescribed spoon a few tablespoons minute "Romanée Conti' daily episode.
Then, these fields will be auctioned off in the scramble was held in between the Duke of Conti were responsible for Louis XV 寵姫 Madame de Pompadour and military advisory role over the ownership. And in 1760, officially recognized owner and Duke of conti. It was reportedly violent fury of Madame de Pompadour was defeated in battle, since the incident, from the Palace of Versailles barred all Burgundy wines. Said Conti Park fence, mistress 40 people, did the luxury as long as people researching the subject into painting, meals, obsession on the wine's finest ask for as now. Is wine made from the field called "romanee' became all to monopolize Conti Park, became a legendary wine with Conti Park Palace unique.
And France Revolution broke out in 1789, became confiscated all aristocratic manors, is attacked by name changes, upland subdivision crisis too, like Romanée-Conti. But vineyards is history from the Roman period and attracted people admire and worship, was kept unchanged its reputation after the revolution. Couldn't be inflict war and revolution to Romanée Conti.
In 1794, this wine is officially named Romanée Conti, that "premium wine synonymous" Romanée Conti was born. In addition to 1869, current head Aubert de Vilaine family bought Domaine already owned, Richebourg and Echezeaux, グランエシェゾー, in 1933, La Tache, in 1946, Romanée-St. vivant /, 1963 Monash was getting worked. Is a company called "DRC" was born in 1942, and then migrated to the company organization.
＊ Earth 2000 years the grape roots continued to plow
History of the vineyards of Romanée Conti Romanée Conti own fermentation tank dates back to Roman times. It is from thanks to the domination by the Romans and the grapes grown in the best field of this village was given 'Romanée"name. Since 2000, the grape has been cultivated in this field. In organic farming often said that cultivating roots. Is at best only 50-60 cm depth can in the hands of those who cultivate the grape trees 張りめぐらします roots to a depth of 10 m or more. It is, tilling the soil its roots over several decades and has turned the soil composition itself. The Romanée-Conti vineyard's exactly so deep roots for more than 2000 years, has kept a special land. It is making changed to grape growers who once the Romans found excellent soil and microclimate, many generations of hand would be perfect. It is of being time magic in this land, so to speak.
＊ Domaine de la does not need follow the Romanée-Conti fame, only one brewery
Genealogy of the current head of the Domaine Aubert de Vilaine got ownership of Romanée-Conti in 1869; Since several generations is 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, bought all of la Tache, (acquired the vineyard in 88) get a portion of the cultivation of Romanée Saint vivant in 46 years, 63 years to decorate around the 'Crown' Romanée-Conti acquisition and Montrachet number of ridges, honed in the rough, has been with more sparkle. During this time, in 1942, Domaine and company organization, official name was 'Societe-civil, du Domaine-de-la-Romanée-Conti'.
Today, in the Domaine also Premiers Crus vineyards owned by but not released only Grand Cru as the Domaine both things. The wines will be released as follows.
[Romanée-Conti], [La-tax], [Richebourg], [Romanée-Saint-vivant], [Grand Echezeaux] [Echezeaux], [Montrachet].