Domaine de la Romanee Conti (DRC)

Domaine de la Romanee Conti (DRC)

Domaine de la Romanée Conti is co-owned by the de Villaine and Leroy/Roch families, the former successors to Jacques-Marie Duvault Blochet who bought the vineyard of La Romanée Conti in 1869, the latter since acquiring the shares of other descendants of Duvault-Blochet in 1942. The Domaine is today run by Aubert de Villaine and Henri-Frederic Roch. Many people in Burgundy just refer to 'DRC' as "the Domaine".

The domaine has 25 hectares of vineyards, all Grand Crus. As well as the the 1.8 hectare monopole La Romanée Conti, the Domaine purchased its other monopoly, La Tâche, in 1933, along with significant holdings in the grand crus of Richebourg, Romanée St Vivant, Grands-Echezeaux, Echezeaux and Le Montrachet at various points in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Domaine is the largest owners of each of the red wine grand crus.

The wines are made by Bernard Noblet in succession to his father André Noblet. Whole clusters are used (no destemming) with a long vatting time avoiding excesses of heat. Yields are mind numbingly low and the winemaking is traditional and perfectionist. These are not merely among the most sumptuous wines of Burgundy but certainly the most stylish. Ancestor Jacques-Marie Duvault Blochet was an advocate of harvesting late in order to ensure optimum ripeness, a philosophy to which his descendants adhere today.

Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director and author of the award-winning Inside Burgundy comprehensive handbook.

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£2,700.00 – bottle (75cl)
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1989 Échézeaux, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Burgundy
Red
1989
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13.0% Alcohol
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£3,002.68 – bottle (75cl)
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2014 Richebourg, Grand Cru Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
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2014
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£4,252.00 – bottle (75cl)
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1997 La Tâche, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Burgundy
Red
1997
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2008 Romanée St-Vivant, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2008
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13.5% Alcohol
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2007 Grands-Echezeaux, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2007
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2016 Richebourg, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Burgundy
Red
2016
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2005 Richebourg, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2005
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2011 Richebourg, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2011
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2004 Grands Echézeaux, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2004
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2009 Romanée-Conti, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2009
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2009 Richebourg, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2009
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13.5% Alcohol
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2015 Grands Echézeaux, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée Conti
Red
2015
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14.0% Alcohol
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2003 Romanée-St Vivant, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2003
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12.5% Alcohol
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2003 Grands Echézeaux, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2003
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13.0% Alcohol
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2001 Romanée-Conti, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2001
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1996 La Tâche, Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
1996
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13.0% Alcohol
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1990 Romanée-Conti Assortment Case Domaine de la Romanée Conti
Red
1990
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13.0% Alcohol
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2007 Romanée St-Vivant, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Red
2007
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Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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