Domaine Leroy   Vosne les Beaux Monts

1999 Vosne les Beaux Monts

By Domaine Leroy

1999 Vosne Les Beaux Monts from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

The 1999 vintage in Burgundy was a season that old hands speak of with a respectful hush and a knowing smile. It was a year that weaved magic into the tapestry of time, particularly within the fabled realms of Vosne-Romanée. In this heralded chapter, the 1999 Vosne Les Beaux Monts from Domaine Leroy asserts itself with distinction.

 

A Season to Remember: The Vintage's Hallmark

This extraordinary wine is living proof of the serendipitous interplay between nature’s whimsy and human artistry. The growing season presented its trials with a hot summer, but the poised response in viticulture was nothing short of masterful, allowing for grapes that arrived at the harvest with impeccable balance and maturity.

 

Eloquent Expression of Terroir: A Sensorial Tapestry

In your glass, the 1999 Vosne Les Beaux Monts unfolds like an ancient scroll, revealing intricate layers of dusky cherry, blackcurrant, and a whisper of spice that could only originate from this storied climat. This offering from Domaine Leroy delivers its narrative with an underlying minerality and an aristocratic structure, yet it dances on the palate with an elegance that belies its power.

Lalou Bize-Leroy has once again translated the essence of Vosne-Romanée into liquid form. With her unerring commitment to biodynamics and meticulous attention to detail in vinification, her wares are sought after by discerning collectors and astute investors alike. The investment merits of this particular vintage are amplified by its rarity and provenance—not to mention a near-perfect harmony that continues to evolve within the bottle.

Engaging this vintage is like engaging in whispered conversation with history. Whether you intend to hold it as a cornerstone in your collection or anticipate its performance as a maturing asset, the 1999 Vosne Les Beaux Monts is poised for continued reverence and appreciation.

 

An Investment Worthy of Legacy

To drink or to hold; both choices resonate with wisdom when it comes to the 1999 Vosne Les Beaux Monts. Affording pleasure and promise in equal measure, this wine is a testament to a year when Burgundy played its chords flawlessly. Both on the palate and as part of an investment portfolio, it promises crescendos yet to be discovered.

Market price (SGD)

$63,100.00

12x75cl

Highest score

93

POP score

2907.69

Scores and tasting notes

93

The medium to dark ruby-colored 1999 Vosne-Romanee Les Beauxmonts reveals a complex nose of violets, roses, and bing cherries. This medium to full-bodied wine has remarkable depth of dark cherries, blackberries, and cassis-like fruit that lasts throughout the long, harmonious finish. It reveals copious quantities of ripe, supple tannin. It is a velvety-textured, extroverted, elegant, and boisterous wine for drinking between 2005 and 2015. Importer: Martine's Wines, San Raphael, CA; tel. (415) 485-1800.

Pierre Rovani - The Wine Advocate, 30 August 2001

Vintage performance