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La Tche

The Grand Cru location is in the Burgundian community Vosne-Romanée in the Burgundian area Côte d'Or, The name means "laborious work" (to strive for something). In 1791, the legendary vineyard was acquired by Claude Marey of the Liger-Belair family, one of the largest and oldest wine merchants in the area Burgundy, An areal expansion of the Premier Cru situation Les Gaudichots then followed in 1924. As in 1945, the Grand Cru location Romanée-Conti newly planted, the vines of La Tâche served as a basis. In both layers, the vines were ungrafted and were against the phylloxera in the so-called Kultural method combated with carbon disulfide. Both layers were then replanted with grafted vines, the first wines were then produced only in 1952.

Grand Cru location La Tche
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Since 1933 La Tâche is the sole owner ( monopolies ) of the famous winery Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, The vineyard covers six hectares of gently rising vineyards, some of which are planted with over 50-year-old vines. These are located in 255 to 300 meters above sea level on loamy-limy Rendzinaboden with numerous Kalksteingeröll. The mainly out Pinot Noir clarified red wine with small portions Pinot Beurot ( Pinot Gris ) and Pinot Liébault (as well as theoretically Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc ) is one of the best and most expensive in the world, It only develops its potential after 15 years at the earliest and can be stored for decades.

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