1990 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgandy auctioned for $297,400 in Hong Kong

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A prestigious name in the world of red wine, Romanée-Conti spreads its empire over 1.8 hectares of area along the southern boundary of Richebourg to produce some of the magnificent and exclusive wines on earth. The main variety of grapes that are grown here are Pinot Nair. Wines prepared from this variety of grapes are generally complex and rich with a sublime and elegant taste. The berries and grapes are fermented and matured in 100% fresh oak barrels. Recently, this brand was again in the news headlines when one of its rarest cases, the 1990 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgandy was auctioned for a record amount of $297,400 in Hong Kong. This 1990 wine case was one of the deepest colored wines under this brand. The amazing saturated color, with the sweet aroma of cinnamon and clove, is perfectly blended with blackberry to make this wine one of the most adorable ones for wine lovers.

Via www.cultwine.com

Posted by Bhavesh Bhatia on December 21, 2011 in Wine, Spirits & Liquids

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