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2013 Emmanuel Rouget Vosne-Romanee Cros Parantoux

Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased from a private collector

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RATINGS

93+ Stephen Tanzer

Wild aromas of blackberry, smoky minerality, fresh blood, game and coffee torrefaction. Plush and superconcentrated, conveying a sexy restrained sweetness to its soil-driven dark fruit and mineral flavors...boasts a terrific combination of power and amplitude and finishes with strong, ripe, building tannins and terrific persistence.

92-94The Wine Advocate

...palate is very well defined and the mineralité already shines through. I like the primal energy here, the finish tense and full of frisson that bodes well...

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Nuits-Villages, Vosne-Romanee, Cros Parantoux

Vosne-Romanée is the most prestigious appellation in Burgundy. Its 449 acres of vineyards are in and around the village of Vosne-Romanée and they include renowned Grand Cru vineyards which produce some of the world’s most coveted – and costly —wines. The Grands Crus are Richebourg, La Romanée, Romanée-Conti, Romanée-Saint-Vivant and La Tâche. The Grand Crus Échezeaux and Grands- Échezeaux are actually located in the neighboring village of Flagey-Échezeaux, but legally they can be sold under the Vosne-Romanée appellation. There are also seventeen Premier Crus in Vosne-Romanée. Wine writer Clive Coates has called Vosne-Romanée “the greatest Pinot Noir village on earth” and notes that the appellation’s style “is for wines which are rich, austere, sensual, masculine and aristocratic.”

TYPE

Red Wine, Pinot Noir, 1er (Premier) Cru

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.