Domaine Leroy   Vosne les Genaivrieres

2003 Vosne les Genaivrieres

By Domaine Leroy

2003 Vosne les Genaivrieres from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

In the Labyrinth of Burgundy's famed terroirs, the 2003 Vosne les Genaivrieres manifests as a testament to Domaine Leroy's unparalleled artistry in a year that challenged even the most experienced vintners. The 2003 growing season pushed the limits with its intense heat, coaxing out a matured opulence that is both distinctive and rewarding in this storied cru.

 

An Emblematic Vintage in the Realm of Prestigious Collectibles

Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy's philosophy of biodynamics at Domaine Leroy converges dramatically with the unique conditions of 2003 to produce a wine that interweaves vigor with finesse. The vintage speaks not only of the sun-drenched character but also whispers the secrets of precise viticulture under duress. Revealing an aromatic spectrum ranging from ripe dark berries to enchanting Asian spices, it caresses the palate with a depth that investors savour for maturity has lent it a supple tapestry of tannins.

 

Exceptional Pedigree with Investment Allure

The formidable heat wave of 2003 rendered a concentration in the fruit, befitting analysis for those with an eye on profound bouquet alterations over time. Elegantly embracing evolution, this 2003 Vosne les Genaivrieres carries an investment gravitas matched by few contemporaries. For enthusiasts seeking out treasures with an aging trajectory promising an unfolding narrative, here lies a compelling chapter.

While many Burgundy wines excelled in freshness and balance in cooler years, this particular vintage from Domaine Leroy stands as one of resilience and unexpected elegance. In its present state, one can savor resonating notes of leather, dried violets, and a subtle truffle-earthiness that enthrall connoisseurs and novices alike.

The fine wine market recognizes the 2003 Vosne les Genaivrieres as an archetype of robust adaptability; a touchstone for those interested in diversifying their portfolio with vintages characterized by singularity and storied provenance.

 

In Summary: A Divergent Star Amidst a Hot Vintage

Concluding, the regal stature of 2003 Vosne les Genaivrieres from Domaine Leroy emerges decisively from one of Burgundy's most challenging vintages. It presents investors and aficionados alike with a splendid opportunity to hold not merely a bottle but to grasp onto liquid history – an ever-evolving narrative to delight palates today and for years to come.

Market price (SGD)

$82,570.00

12x75cl

Highest score

91

POP score

4496.36

Scores and tasting notes

91

Violets, red cherries, and raspberries are found in the mouth-watering aromatics of the 2003 Vosne-Romanee Les Genaivrieres. Medium-bodied and satin-textured, this jammy, plump, sweet effort coats the palate with suave, forward red cherries. Displaying outstanding depth and length, it is a candidate for drinking over the next 6-7 years. Represented by Leroy, Inc., San Rafael, CA; tel. 415-457-4811, various importers, including Martine’s Wines, Novato, CA; tel. (415) 883-0400; Stacole Imports, Boca Raton, FL; tel. (800) 741-7791; Lauber Imports, Somerville, NJ; tel. (908) 725-2100; and MacArthur Beverages, Washington, DC; tel. (202) 338-1433

Pierre Rovani - The Wine Advocate, 28 August 2005

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