Romanee Saint-Vivant is somehow the rising star among the Grand cru's of Vosne Romanee. For many years Richebourg was undisputed number four after the three big Grand Cru's - Romanee-Conti, La Romanee and La Tache. But in the last two decades the … [Read more...] about Romanee Saint-Vivant – history, plots and owners – new update
Richebourg is a legendary vineyard - and while Romanee-Conti, La Romanee and La Tache are regarded as slightly better, most Burgundy lovers can tell you about a very special moment with a bottle of Richebourg. My Richebourg moment was Henri … [Read more...] about Richebourg – history, plots and owners – new update
In my first article about the Romanee-Saint-Vivant we uncovered the history of the vineyard ending up with a list of the curent owners of RSV - see the first article about Romanee-Saint-Vivant here. This article is about the wines made from … [Read more...] about Romanee-Saint-Vivant – the wines, domaines and negociants
Echézeaux is one of the largest grands crus of the whole Côte d'Or. It’s divided into a number of plots or climats the vineyard, located around the smaller Grands-Echézeaux. I have tasted some very good bottles of Echezeaux, but also some very … [Read more...] about Echezeaux – Grand cru standard?