Domaine Leroy   Vosne les Genaivrieres

1999 Vosne les Genaivrieres

By Domaine Leroy

1999 Vosne Les Genaivrieres by Domaine Leroy, Burgundy

The often hailed but rarely encountered 1999 vintage of Vosne Les Genaivrieres from Domaine Leroy presents a spectacular opportunity for fine wine investors. An exquisite testament to the splendid climatic conditions in Burgundy that year, this wine exudes a classic opulence only seen in the most meticulously nurtured offerings.

 

An Indelible Imprint of the 1999 Vintage

Those privileged to savour the 1999 Vosne Les Genaivrieres by Domaine Leroy will discern that the growing season's serene benevolence lent a profound depth to this nectar. The poised equilibrium between seductive fruit ripeness and vibrant acidity in this wine bears the hallmark of meticulous vinification complementing an exceptional year.

The masterful viniculture at Domaine Leroy surfaces dazzlingly in the glass – a symphony of complex layers where the eloquent spice and underbrush notes pay homage to Vosne-Romanée's legendary terroir. As an investment piece, it harmoniously bridges the gap between immediate pleasure and remarkable longevity.

 

Intrinsic Quality Crafted for Connoisseurs

The full-bodied finesse, an attribute cherished among Burgundy enthusiasts, rests elegantly within this wine. Experts and investors alike will rejoice in the nuanced development showcased over time in the bottle – an evolving narrative where each sip reveals another chapter of subtlety and sophistication.

The 1999 vintage across Burgundy may be remembered for its generosity and density, yet this particular cuvée stands out: it whispers of its growth, softly unfurling its pedigree and provenance with each passing year.

Investing in a bottle of Vosne Les Genaivrieres from Domaine Leroy is not merely an act of acquiring liquid luxury; it is securing a part of viticultural history, an indulgence that stitches together the transcendent fabric of terroir, time, and tireless passion.

In summary, the 1999 Vosne Les Genaivrieres captures a singular moment when Mother Nature conspired with Domaine Leroy's winemaking prowess to create an illustrious instrument in the ensemble of investment-grade wines. An opulent offering that rises with grace on Burgundy's stage, demanding an encore from collectors and connoisseurs alike.

Current market price

£31,500.00

12x75cl

Highest score

90

POP score

3150

Scores and tasting notes

90

Medium to dark ruby-colored, the 1999 Vosne-Romanee Les Genevrieres offers a beguiling nose of violets, assorted flowers, and fresh fruits. Medium-bodied, plummy and dense, this is a fat, feminine, lovely wine. It is packed with layers of sweet, ripe fruit that lasts throughout its admirably long finish. Projected maturity: 2002-2010. Importer: Martine's Wines, San Raphael, CA; tel. (415) 485-1800.

Pierre Rovani - The Wine Advocate, 30 August 2001

Vintage performance