Domaine de la Romanee-Conti

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The Importance

In the words of Robert Parker  the name Domaine de la Romanée-Conti: “is the most renowned in Burgundy” and the flagship wines from its two monopoles: “the typically tensile, intense La Tâche and the startlingly perfumed, kaleidoscopically complex, supremely elegant Romanée-Conti truly exhibit a categorical difference from any other wines on earth.”

 

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti or simply DRC is without doubt the most famous domaine in Burgundy and one of the most famous producers on Earth. The Grand Cru vineyard from which it takes its name produces the world’s most expensive wine by a long margin according to Wine-Searcher. So important is this producer that it is the only domaine allowed by law to be named after a specific vineyard and according to Neal Martin: “their wines are so rare, sought after and let us be frank, so prohibitively expensive; that mere utterance is as close as most people get…. Their raison d'etre is to offer pleasure, these are bottles surfeit with enjoyment, surfeit with profundity.”

 

At time of writing this profile twelve of the twenty most expensive wines listed on our website hail from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, they are the jewel in the crown of any collection. This is testament to the demand and rarity of these wines.


The Insight

DRC, or simply referred to as “the Domaine” by some, is the largest proprietor of Grand Cru vineyards in Vosne-Romanée. On top of the monopole vineyards of La Tâche and the low-yielding and low altitude Romanée-Conti, the domaine owns more than half of Romanée St Vivant, a third of Grands-Echézeaux and half of Richebourg.  It also has holdings in Corton, Le Montrachet and Batard-Montrachet, and in great vintages they also produce the Premier Cru Vosne-Romanée Cuvée Duvualt Blochet from young Pinot Noir vines sourced from various vineyards. The domaine’s Grand Cru Le Montrachet is one of the rarest and finest white wines produced. The Batard-Montrachet is not released commercially.

 

Jancis Robinson has awarded the domaine perfect scores four times, Wine Advocate has also awarded perfect 100 points four times, Vinous once, Burghound once, the list goes on. In short DRC is considered by many to be the absolute pinnacle of red Burgundy. “Its wines are notable for their richness and longevity” according to Jasper Morris MW.

 

With FINE+RARE extensive reach on the secondary market we are frequently able to offer these rare and exclusive wines, and can often provide access to single vintage assortment cases.


The Background

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti can trace its history back more many centuries. The Dukes of Burgundy donated a 1.8 hectare plot to the Abbey of Saint-Vivant. This was later sold to the Croonembourg family who renamed it Romanée, they also purchased the vineyard nextdoor: La Tâche. These two great vineyards were sold once again with Romanée falling to Prince de Conti, hence becoming better known as Romanée-Conti.  After several more change of hands during its history, the domaine ended up in the hands of Aubert de Villaine (son of Henri who had co-owned it with Henri Leroy, the father of Lalou Bize-Leroy the driving force behind Leroy) in 1953. He was a judge at the Judgement of Paris tasting and he and his wife Pamela also run A & P Villaine in Bouzeron, producing excellent Aligoté.

 

The domaine now holds a cluster of vineyards that are second to none. The old vines (nearing 50 years old on average) are farmed organically and biodynamically, yields are kept low by aggressive pruning (it is suggested that it takes three vines to produce one bottle), and harvesting is typically very late. Intervention in the winery is minimal, i.e. natural yeasts, new oak, no filtering, no destemming, etc. In the words of Neal Martin the results are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with: “finesse, balance, poise, refinement” that “age like no other wine I can think of. Quite simply, they have an unerring ability to maintain the freshness and poise over decades.” He concludes that if you are lucky enough to try one then “You may be in for an unforgettable experience.”

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2015 Le Corton Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2015 Le Corton Burgundy

TBC

2013 Le Corton Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2013 Le Corton Burgundy

£9,186.00
£765.00

2012 Le Corton Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.0

2012 Le Corton Burgundy

92.0
£10,893.00
£907.00

2011 Le Corton Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.0

2011 Le Corton Burgundy

93.0
£11,407.00
£950.00

2010 Le Corton Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

91.0

2010 Le Corton Burgundy

91.0
£11,935.00
£994.00

2009 Le Corton Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.0

2009 Le Corton Burgundy

95.0
£10,413.00
£867.00

2012 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 2xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 3xRSV) Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2012 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 2xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 3xRSV) Burgundy

£33,276.00
£33,276.00

2005 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 2xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 3xRSV) Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2005 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 2xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 3xRSV) Burgundy

£35,483.00
£38,424.00

2015 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 3xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 2xRSV) Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2015 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 3xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 2xRSV) Burgundy

£36,564.00
£36,564.00

2013 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 3xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 2xRSV) Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2013 DRC Assortment (2xEZ, 2xGDE, 3xLT, 2xRI, 1xRC, 2xRSV) Burgundy

£27,017.00
£27,017.00

2007 DRC Assortments Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2007 DRC Assortments Burgundy

£19,640.00
£22,886.00

2015 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2015 Echezeaux Burgundy

TBC

2013 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2013 Echezeaux Burgundy

£10,098.00
£842.00

2012 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.0

2012 Echezeaux Burgundy

92.0
£10,773.00
£2,692.00
£897.00

2009 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

91.0

2009 Echezeaux Burgundy

91.0
£11,025.00
£919.00

2008 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.75

2008 Echezeaux Burgundy

92.75
£11,995.00
DP £5,998.00
£999.00

2007 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2007 Echezeaux Burgundy

£12,197.00
£3,048.00
£1,016.00

2006 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2006 Echezeaux Burgundy

£10,617.00
£884.00

2005 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

94.33

2005 Echezeaux Burgundy

94.33
£12,257.00
£1,021.00

2003 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.0

2003 Echezeaux Burgundy

93.0
£11,923.00
£993.00

2001 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.0

2001 Echezeaux Burgundy

92.0
£12,161.00
£1,013.00

2000 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.0

2000 Echezeaux Burgundy

92.0
£13,287.00
£1,106.00

1996 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

91.0

1996 Echezeaux Burgundy

91.0
£16,665.00
£1,388.00

1991 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

91.5

1991 Echezeaux Burgundy

91.5
£13,479.00
£1,122.00

1990 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

91.5

1990 Echezeaux Burgundy

91.5
£13,479.00
£1,361.00
DP £1,122.00

1983 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1983 Echezeaux Burgundy

£10,413.00
£867.00

1982 Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1982 Echezeaux Burgundy

£9,854.00
£821.00

2015 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2015 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

TBC

2013 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2013 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£11,509.00
£959.00

2012 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.0

2012 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

95.0
£11,635.00
£969.00

2011 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.5

2011 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

93.5
£11,635.00
£11,635.00
£969.00

2010 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.0

2010 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

95.0
£12,857.00
£1,071.00

2005 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.67

2005 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

95.67
£17,085.00
£1,423.00

2003 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.33

2003 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

93.33
£16,665.00
£4,165.00
£1,388.00

2002 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

90.33

2002 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

90.33
£12,737.00
£1,061.00

2001 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

91.25

2001 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

91.25
£13,479.00
£1,122.00

1999 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.67

1999 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

92.67
£17,755.00
£1,478.00

1996 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.67

1996 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

92.67
£14,079.00
£7,040.00

1991 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1991 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£14,079.00
£1,172.00

1989 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1989 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£13,479.00
£1,122.00

1983 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1983 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£11,635.00
DP £896.00

1978 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1978 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£15,863.00
£1,016.00

1976 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1976 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£11,575.00
£964.00

1969 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1969 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£13,479.00
£1,122.00

1964 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1964 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£18,953.00
£1,579.00

1961 Grands Echezeaux Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1961 Grands Echezeaux Burgundy

£23,432.00
£1,954.00

2015 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2015 Le Montrachet Burgundy

TBC

2013 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2013 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£47,372.00
£3,969.00

2012 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2012 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£53,540.00
£4,488.00

2010 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2010 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£47,960.00
£4,018.00
Sold Out

2008 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

98.0

2008 Le Montrachet Burgundy

98.0
£49,952.00
£4,186.00
Sold Out

2006 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

96.0

2006 Le Montrachet Burgundy

96.0
£51,980.00
£4,358.00

2005 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2005 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£55,964.00
£4,692.00

2004 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2004 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£42,632.00
£3,571.00

2002 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

94.0

2002 Le Montrachet Burgundy

94.0
£60,200.00
£5,048.00
Sold Out

1989 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

99.0

1989 Le Montrachet Burgundy

99.0
£54,752.00
£4,591.00
Sold Out

1987 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1987 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£47,036.00
£3,941.00

1985 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1985 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£45,944.00
£4,651.00

1982 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

96.0

1982 Le Montrachet Burgundy

96.0
£29,444.00
£4,698.00

1975 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1975 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£19,539.00
£1,627.00

1973 Le Montrachet Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1973 Le Montrachet Burgundy

£65,156.00
£65,156.00

2015 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2015 Richebourg Burgundy

TBC

2013 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

2013 Richebourg Burgundy

£15,307.00
£1,276.00

2012 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

97.0

2012 Richebourg Burgundy

97.0
£15,307.00
£1,276.00

2011 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

94.5

2011 Richebourg Burgundy

94.5
£13,469.00
£6,732.00
£3,367.00
£1,122.00

2010 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.0

2010 Richebourg Burgundy

95.0
£16,533.00
£1,377.00
Sold Out
£1,549.00

2009 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

97.0

2009 Richebourg Burgundy

97.0
£20,940.00
£20,940.00
£10,475.00
£1,744.00

2006 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.67

2006 Richebourg Burgundy

93.67
£15,311.00
£1,276.00
Sold Out

2005 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.33

2005 Richebourg Burgundy

95.33
£20,187.00
£1,681.00
£1,708.00

2004 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.0

2004 Richebourg Burgundy

93.0
£14,701.00
£1,223.00
Sold Out

2003 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.67

2003 Richebourg Burgundy

95.67
£19,539.00
£1,627.00
Sold Out

2002 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.0

2002 Richebourg Burgundy

95.0
£18,377.00
£1,478.00
Sold Out

2001 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.0

2001 Richebourg Burgundy

92.0
£18,773.00
£1,564.00
Sold Out

2000 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.0

2000 Richebourg Burgundy

92.0
£19,479.00
£1,622.00
Sold Out

1999 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

95.33

1999 Richebourg Burgundy

95.33
£29,300.00
£2,448.00
Sold Out
£2,788.00

1997 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

92.5

1997 Richebourg Burgundy

92.5
£16,761.00
£1,396.00

1995 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

94.0

1995 Richebourg Burgundy

94.0
£14,701.00
£1,223.00

1992 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

86.0

1992 Richebourg Burgundy

86.0
£10,653.00
£782.00

1990 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

94.5

1990 Richebourg Burgundy

94.5
£30,512.00
DP £2,551.00

1988 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

93.0

1988 Richebourg Burgundy

93.0
£16,533.00
DP £1,377.00
DP £923.00

1981 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1981 Richebourg Burgundy

£13,887.00
£1,156.00
Sold Out

1975 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1975 Richebourg Burgundy

£78,956.00
£6,628.00

1973 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1973 Richebourg Burgundy

£9,890.00
£824.00

1970 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1970 Richebourg Burgundy

£15,755.00
£1,313.00

1963 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1963 Richebourg Burgundy

£14,701.00
£1,223.00
Sold Out

1962 Richebourg Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy

1962 Richebourg Burgundy

£35,960.00
£18,055.00
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