Domaine du Comte Liger Belair   Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau

2000 Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau

By Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair

2000 Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair

In the pantheon of enthralling Burgundian wines, the 2000 Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair coaxes the discerning palate into an appreciative reverie. This distinguished vintage, nestling within the epochal portfolio of its venerated Burgundy region, bears an aura of intrigue for both oenophiles and fine wine investors alike.


A Vintage Graced by the Elements

The millennial climatic benevolence has granted the 2000 vintage wines from Burgundy a charismatic balance of vigor and elegance. The 2000 Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau, reflecting this serendipitous harmony, showcases a tapestry woven with delicate berry fruits, subtle peppery nuances, and a beguiling earthiness. It possesses the quintessential poise expected from such a pedigree terroir, with a structure that has assiduously evolved over two decades moistened cellar slumber.


En Primeur Endeavour's Exquisite Evolution

As I revisited this jewel in a recent vertical tasting session, the vista of its maturity was awe-inspiring; a testament to the sagacious craftsmanship at Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair. The integration of tannins and acidity is now seamless, echoing an impressive longevity, where tertiary aromas of truffle and game beguile the senses. Investors will have noted the acute rarity of this wine, as its accolades have elevated demand amongst collectors.

The 2000 Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau now reveals a regal texture which effortlessly captivates and holds steadfast on the palate. Alongside its complexity, it carries an ethereal quality - for indeed only such wines can weave time and nature into liquid narrative.


Embarking on an Enological Journey

To indulge in the 2000 Vosne Romanee Clos du Chateau from Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair is to partake in an enological journey underpinned by history and honed by terroir. For connoisseurs seeking investment prospects or vinous pleasure alike, this vin rouge secures its position as one of the most illustrious embodiments of the Burgundy viticultural artform.

As one navigates through its layers, each sip entrenches this wine as a paragon among its peers - a testament to fine wine's potential for transcendence when everything aligns - climate, craft, and time. Let this be your clarion call to explore, indulge and possibly include this exquisite vintage in your private collection or investment portfolio.

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Tasted at the Comte Liger-Belair vertical at the Château de Vosne. The 2000 Vosne-Romanée Clos du Château has a light bricking on the rim, commensurate with its age. The nose is fully mature with light, slightly herbaceous but nicely defined fruit with a ferrous edge. The palate is medium-bodied with a slightly acetic entry, light and airy in the mouth with some dryness creeping in the finish. I suspect this would have been better several years ago. Tasted June 2015.

Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate, 30 July 2015

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