2017 Domaine Michel Gros Vosne Romanee 1er Cru 'Clos des Reas'

2017 Domaine Michel Gros Vosne Romanee 1er Cru 'Clos des Reas'

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Clos des Reas is the only premier cru monopole in Vosne Romanee. The current walls that encompass the vineyard were built between 1800 and 1810, the Gros family purchasing the 2.12 hectare vineyard in 1860. The high walls and buildings to the east protect the vineyard from the harsh cool winds from the north and east. In regard to soil, it is a little different, and in turn results in a supremely elegant wine - the top 50 centimetres is a red soil with limestone, the subsoil is oligence marlwith salmon veins and large limestone blocks. The result is a wine with finesse and suppleness. We asked for a vertical of Clos des Reas as it is of particular interest to myself and other enthusiasts to understand this vineyard a little more. Tasting Note: Higher toned with wild berries that seem to be both red and crunchy as well as overtly ripe and juicy. There is a fresh cooling breeze of mountain herbs, which seem to be laced throughout the layered fruit. The palate is finer, lighter and brighter. There is a very enjoyable crunch to the airy, red currant and raspberry fruit that has a lovely cooling effect throughout the wine. - Jono Hersey, FWC

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