Wine Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, La Tache AOC, 1996
The wine has a deep ruby red color.
The wine has a full-bodied and harmonious taste, which is represented by a multi-faceted character in it felt notes of candied cherries and blackberries. Wine with a delightful structure, clean, has an incredibly long finish with rich sweet tannins.
La Tache wine shows a deep aroma with hints of ripe fruit, berries and Asian spices in the arms of sweetish tones of toasted oak.
To Tash goes well with the traditional red wines meats and cheeses. But as the producer, the perfect combination of wine are truffles, rabbit meat and game birds and cheeses are best suited Citeaux (sieve), Saint-Nectaire (Saint-Nectaire) and Brillat-Savarin (Brihaye-Savarin).
Wine La Tache is created from the best grapes grown on the same vineyard - Grand Cru «La Tache», which is located in Vosne-Romanée. This unique vineyard belongs to the famous farm DRC. Until 1932 the size of the vineyard was only 1.4 hectares, but this year, the French government has instructed to attach 4, 5 hectares adjacent to the vineyard Les Gaudichots La Tache. It produces concentrated, strong red wines with spicy complex bouquet. Wine - "blockbuster» La Tache 1996 harvest has great aging potential, which is 20-45 years.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Domaine de la Romanée-Conti) - a winery in Burgundy, also known by the abbreviation DRC. It is recognized as one of the great producers of red and white wines, which, in turn, are among the most expensive in the world. The farm is named after a famous vineyard - Romanée-Conti (Romanée-Conti).
Burgundy - one of the most fascinating and complex and recalcitrant wine regions. Here most of the appellations - a mosaic of smaller plots. Vineyard-Romanée Conti, an area of 1, 8 hectares is a monopoly (monopole), which means that it is cultivated owner - Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Mention «monopole» appears on each label wines produced from this vineyard. In addition to unsurpassed Romanee Conti- , Domaine de la Romanée-Conti produces other great wines: La Tache , Richebourg , Grands Echezeaux-, Romanee-St.-Vivant, Echezeaux, Montrachet.
Manor Domaine de la Romanee-Conti is located in the heart of the Côte de Nuits, in Vosne-Romanée - one of the villages of Burgundy, which is known around the world for the great vineyards of 200 hectares surrounding the area. Two of them belong to the economy - it Romanée Conti, from which produced some of the most expensive and rare wines on the planet, and La Tache (6 hectares), which also is in exclusive possession of Domaine de la Romanee Conti.
Romanee-Conti vineyard was founded in the 15th century and originally was called Cros des Clous, it belonged to the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Vivant, who grew up here exclusively Pinot Noir. In 1631, the vineyard becomes a family Kronemburg which renames it Clous Romanee, at the same time, the family buys a nearby vineyard La Tache. In 1970 Andre de Kronemburg sells property that was the subject of a marketing war between Madame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV, and her worst enemy - Prince Conti. As a result, the prince won, paying a huge sum of 8000 livres, and the vineyard becomes known as the Romanee-Conti. But during the revolution of the earth Prince were confiscated and sold at auction.
In 1869, the vineyard buys Jacques-Marie Dyuvol-Bloch, who creates the world-famous Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and acquires plots Eshezo Grand Eshezo and Richebourg. Today the estate of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, which is one of the most famous in the world, manages Aubert de Vilaine, vineyards occupy Gerard Marlow, and winery and cellars in charge Bernard Noble. There are all conditions for the production of great wines. For 25 years, the vineyards are cultivated in accordance with the principles of organic matter, and the last 10 years is also practiced and biodynamic farming. Age of vines on average 30-40 years. As a result, a small crop and late harvest born some of the most juicy, fragrant and luxurious wines of Burgundy. The wines are aged in oak barrels, exposed only once straining, bottled without filtration and clarification. Among the top 100 wines selected by renowned British magazine Decanter in 2004, three wines in the top ten were from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti!