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Appellation Region Village
Romanée-Saint-Vivant Grand Cru Côte de Nuits Vosne-Romanée
Grape varieties Soil
Pinot Noir Iron-based clay
 



Tasting Note
The Romanée-Saint-Vivant « Les Quatre Journaux » 2012 has an intense ruby colour and offers up a heady bouquet of blackcurrant, mocha, nutmeg and earthiness. In the mouth this wine is very long, revealing flavours of liquorice, blackcurrant and gingerbread with a lingering finish.

Vinification
Traditional in open vats

Description
The Latour family has been proprietors of a part of Romanée-Saint-Vivant since December 1898. "Les Quatre Journaux” is a magnificent plot of land situated at the South-West of Romanée Saint Vivant, a few meters from the Romanée-Conti vineyard. A "Journal” is an old Burgundian measurement corresponding to approximately 0.4 hectares (34,28 ares). Even though the Latours' initial purchase carried the entirety of the plot, half of it was sold some years later. Today Maison Louis Latour owns 0.8 hectares of Romanée-Saint-Vivant. It offers a marvelously aromatic wine, with a velvety texture which culminates in a persistent and powerful finish in the mouth. It is one of our greatest red wines.

L'abus d'alcool est dangereux pour la santé. A consommer avec modération.
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