A monopoly of the domaine, La Romanée lies just up the slope from Romanée-Conti. It's already a beautiful wine, with its velvet tannins well integrated with the ripe berry fruits. Its core is dry and structured, with the fruits cushioning around it.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.