Is Vosne-Romanée a Grand Cru?
Despite this small surface area, Vosne-Romanée Grand Cru red wines are some of the most respected (and most expensive) in the world. Vosne-Romanée’s best vineyards lie just above the village, on the mid-slopes of the Côte d’Or; this is where the grand cru sites are located.
How many Grand crus in Vosne-Romanée?
6 Grands Crus
The commune of Vosne-Romanée produces 6 Grands Crus and the commune of Flagey-Échezeaux 2 Grands Crus (see Appellation sheets Nos. 38 and 63).
What grape Vosne-Romanée?
Pinot Noir grape
The village of Vosne-Romanée produces the region’s most acclaimed and famous wines, all made entirely from the Pinot Noir grape. Despite the monopoly control of four of the six Grands Crus by Domane de la Romanée-Conti, the village has at least 40 growers sharing its vineyard area.
What is Vosne Spice?
One of the classic notes on the nose is what is often referred to as “Vosne spice”. The notes of Asian and baking spices is often more prominent here than in other villages of Burgundy and blends seamlessly with notes of ripe red and black berry fruits.
How many Grand Crus are in burgundy?
33 Grand Cru vineyards
Grand Cru Burgundy There are a total of 33 Grand Cru vineyards in Burgundy – some are just inches away from a Premier Cru vineyard.
How do you pronounce Vosne Romanee in French?
This village in France’s Burgundy region is home to six grand cru Pinot Noir vineyards, and some of the most prized wines in the world. The “s” in “Vosne” is silent, and yes, it rhymes with “Rhône.” Vosne-Romanée should be pronounced “vōn roe mah nay.”
Which region in Burgundy has the most Grand Crus?
These are Bourgogne, village, premier cru and grand cru. Eighty-five miles southeast of Chablis is the Côte d’Or, where Burgundy’s most famous and most expensive wines originate, and where all Grand Cru vineyards of Burgundy (except for chablis grand cru) are situated.