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Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanée St. Vivant 2011
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Domaine de la Romanee Conti Romanée St. Vivant 2011

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Typical for the terroir of Romanée-St-Vivant, the nose has the serene and feminine grace that recalls its proximity to the Romanée-Conti vineyard. On the palate, this wine is still closed, as is usual at this stage, but with an impressive length.
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The Romanee-Saint-Vivant was picked on 8 and 9 September at 24.7hl/ha. Now this has a very interesting bouquet, quite distinct from the Richebourg and the Grands Echezeaux. It is much more exuberant and lifted, very perfumed with fresh strawberry, red cherries, dried rose petals and a touch of quince. This is so lively and vivacious, as if it borrowed some of the succulence from the 2009 vintage. The palate is quite precocious on the entry, the mouth instantaneously tingling with glee. There is a beautiful crescendo before fanning out towards its silky caressing finish. There is something playful and joyous about this Romanee-Saint-Vivant, carefree and alluring, a wine to be enjoyed as much as respected. 1,164 cases produced. Drink 2016-2035.

Neal Martin, February 2014