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La Grande Rue

Grand Cru location in the Burgundian community Vosne-Romanée; look there.

The community in the area Côte de Nuits in the Burgundy has an ancient winegrowing history. It was called "Vaoa" at the beginning of the 7th century. From the 9th century it belonged to the monastery Prieuré Saint-Vivant of the Order of Benedictine, In 1232, the monks were given vineyards. In 1651, the location "Le Cloux" was renamed "La Romanée" because of the discovery of Roman ruins nearby. This small location of less than one hectare then became one of the most famous Burgundian vineyards. The name of the best location...

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