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This extraordinarily dense wine, produced by the Chateau du Vosne Romanée, is distributed exclusively by Bouchard Pere & Fils, and has astonishing concentration and abundant black fruit notes accompanying the amazing nose. It is a pleasure to see the potential of this piece of property realized. Clive Coates raves about this wine: "Domaine du Chateau de Vosne Romanée. Huge colour. Marvellous, super-concentrated essence of wine on the nose. This is absolutely brilliant.
Burgundy: A difficult vintage: hard, tannic red wines and rich, intense whites.
Warm weather didn’t appear until late in May to kick off flowering, although it was still relatively cool. The summer started well until the second week of August, when rain arrived. This wet period stayed on into September, causing problems with rot. The warm sunny weather which returned in mid-September further concentrated the grapes, but was also quite favourable to noble rot. Harvest started on 22 September in the Côte de Beaune. Remarkably some of the white grapes in Meursault were affected by botrytis, and made a Vendange Tardive wine. The reds were quite tannic and hard when young; some have remained this way, while others have rounded out over time. A vintage to approach selectively with caution.