Region: Vosne-Romanée, Burgundy, France
Grapes: Pinot Noir
Unveiling a Masterpiece: The 2009 Vintage
2009 was a blessed year in Burgundy, yielding wines of remarkable concentration and harmony. This Aux Reignots showcases the vintage's brilliance, revealing itself in layers of dark fruit, earthy undertones, and a whisper of spice. The palate is awash with silky tannins, leading to a lingering finish that speaks of Vosne-Romanée's noble elegance.
Critical Acclaim, Timeless Legacy
The 2009 Aux Reignots has garnered international acclaim, earning top scores.
17.5/20 by Jancis Robinson
18.5/20 by Bettane et Desseauve
96/100 by Robert Parker The Wine Advocate
96/100 by Tim Atkin
95/100 by Jeannie Cho Lee MW
A Heritage Steeped in Burgundy's Finest Terroir
Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, though a young estate established in 2000, carries the weight of a 200-year family legacy. Their story is woven into the very fabric of Vosne-Romanée, where Louis Liger-Belair, a Napoleonic general, acquired prized vineyards during the French Revolution. This lineage culminated in Comte Louis-Michel Liger-Belair reclaiming the family heritage, crafting biodynamic Pinot Noirs that sing with elegance and power.
Aux Reignots: A Premier Cru Gem
This particular offering hails from the esteemed Aux Reignots, a Premier Cru nestled in the heart of Vosne-Romanée. Sun-drenched slopes and calcareous soils nurture Pinot Noir grapes of exceptional finesse and complexity.
Biodynamic Delicacy in the Cellar
Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair embraces biodynamic principles, nurturing the land and vines with respect. Gentle horse-drawn plowing, minimal intervention, and short maceration times preserve the fruit's purity. The wines slumber in new oak barrels, slowly acquiring structure and depth without ever losing their signature vibrancy.