Domaine Leroy   Vosne les Beaux Monts

2009 Vosne les Beaux Monts

By Domaine Leroy

2009 Vosne les Beaux Monts from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

In the tapestry of Burgundian viticulture, certain threads shimmer with an intensity that captures the connoisseur’s heart. The 2009 Vosne les Beaux Monts from Domaine Leroy is one such strand, woven with skill and finesse from this hallowed terroir.


A Vintage Touched by Serendipity

The year of 2009 in Burgundy was a vigneron's dream, marked by a harmonious growing season which culminated in wines of both power and elegance. This particular climat, Les Beaux Monts, is no stranger to producing wines of grandeur, yet the 2009 iteration stands apart. What we experience here is the alchemical marriage of exceptional climatic conditions with Domaine Leroy's unwavering commitment to precision viticulture and terroir expression.


Nobility in the Glass

The presence of the 2009 Vosne les Beaux Monts in one's glass is an occasion to pause and reflect on the beauty of patrician winemaking. The nose is adorned with violets and ripe cherries, an enticing overture that gives way to an opulent yet well-structured palate. Layers of sophisticated dark fruit mingle with whispers of spice and earth, a testament to the close-knit relationship between vine and soil nurtured so diligently by Domaine Leroy.

The 2009 vintage was a triumph for those who advocate for minimal intervention, allowing nature's benevolence to be realized fully in the bottle. There's a silken longevity here that promises splendid evolution for investors and collectors willing to afford these bottles the patience they deserve.


Investment Merit Worthy of Attention

Rarity matched with unmistakable pedigree makes the 2009 Vosne les Beaux Monts from Domaine Leroy an asset of genuine substance for fine wine investment portfolios. Sophisticated investors understand that vintages like this are not mere commodities but jewels in the crown of wine collecting—they represent a fortuitous confluence of weather patterns tailored perfectly to this remarkable cru.

In summary, when one speaks of investing in a luminary like the 2009 Vosne les Beaux Monts, it goes beyond mere financial conjecture. This wine signifies an opportunity to be part of a legacy; each bottle is a narrative in waiting. Discerning investors should consider this opportunity to possess not just a piece of vinous history, but a prosperous financial harvest from one of Burgundy's most esteemed climats.

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The 2009 Vosne-Romanee Les Beaux Monts bursts from the glass with dazzling fruit that covers every inch of the palate. Sweet dark fruit, spices, tar and leather are some of the notes that flesh out on the stunning, multi-dimensional finish. This is a dazzling wine endowed with tons of class and sheer pedigree. It is not to be missed. Anticipated maturity: 2019-2029. This was my first opportunity to taste the 2009s from Domaine Leroy in bottle. Lalou Bize-Leroy was among the first, if not the first, to bottle her 2009s, so she naturally wanted to give the wines some time to recover before showing them. The wines are stunning. Readers who have an opportunity to taste them should not hesitate. As always, the style is one of textural richness and depth, but the2009s appear to have excellent underlying material as well. The attention to every detail at the Domaine is quite evident in these thrilling wines. My visit ended with a sample of the 2010 Chambertin from barrel. Why not go straight to the top? If that wine is representative of the year, Leroy fans will have another superb vintage to look forward to, although yields will be lower than the already minuscule production. Importer: Martine’s Wines. Novato, CA; tel. (415) 883-040

Antonio Galloni - The Wine Advocate, 29 September 2011

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