Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru 'Aux Reignots' 2009


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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.