2009 Emmanuel Rouget Vosne Romanee Cros Parantoux

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Wine Critic Reviews for 2009 Emmanuel Rouget Vosne Romanee Cros Parantoux

Healthy deep red; considerably darker than the Echezeaux. Deep aromas of raspberry, mocha, coffee and smoky minerality. Wonderfully silky and rich, but with surprising minerality giving energy to the very ripe middle palate. Wonderfully full Cros Parantoux, superripe but not at all pruney. Best today on the very long finish, which features broad tannins and noteworthy mineral grip for the year. Rouget told me that he eliminated all of the overripe grapes in 2009 because he doesn't like a raisiny taste in his wines.

Vinous Media | 94 VM
The 2009 Vosne-Romanee Cros Parantoux flows onto the palate with seamless fruit. This is a gorgeous, expansive wine that shows off tons of pedigree and class. The fruit builds with notable intensity and depth towards a soft, caressing finish of nearly indescribable beauty. This is a great wine from Emmanuel Rouget. The Cros Parantoux was aged in 100% new oak. Anticipated maturity: 2019-2039.

This small domaine is one of Burgundy’s best kept secrets. Emmanuel Rouget farms 8 hectares of vineyards, of which he owns 2.5. Rouget began harvesting on September 12. The fruit was 10% destemmed. Fermentation and maceration lasted about 20 days. The wines were pressed, and the sediment was left to decant naturally for two days. The wines were then racked into barrel with the fine lees. The malos were fast in 2009; they took only 4 months to complete, versus 17 for the 2008s. Rouget expected to do no rackings until the wines were prepared for bottling, with no fining or filtration. I tasted all of these wines from new oak barrels. Readers will note that some of these wines, especially at the entry-level are not aged in 100% new oak. That means the samples I tasted are not fully representative of the final wines. Ordinarily in a situation like this I would ask to taste multiple barrels, but my schedule was particularly tight on the day I visited Rouget. Of course, this is not an issue with the top wines, which are aged in 100% new oak. This is a beautiful set of wines from top to bottom.

Robert Parker Wine Advocate | 94-97 RP
(Domaine Emmanuel Rouget Vosne-Romanée "Cros Parantoux" 1er 1er Cru Red) A highly spiced and fresh yet restrained and cool nose of wet stone, spice and high-toned red pinot fruit aromas is followed by stony, intense and beautifully delineated medium-bodied flavors that brim with an abundance of dry extract that largely buffers the very firm but ripe tannins on the stunningly long and still youthfully austere finish. This is a truly stunning effort that seamlessly combines finesse and power. (Drink starting 2024).

Burghound | 93-96 BH

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Vintage 2009
Color Red
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Emmanuel Rouget
Rating 94 VM
Region Burgundy: Situated just west of the beautiful river Saone, the hills and valleys of Burgundy stand as they have stood since medieval times, and you can almost hear the cheerful chatter of vineyard workers from miles away. Indeed, France's identity in the world of wine would be incomplete without the inclusion of Burgundy and its many viticultural achievements. Every little sub-region of the area boasts a unique soil composition, which, when combined with the area's climate conditions, creates an incredibly diverse and appealing selection of fine wines. Every new bottle is an adventure of its own, and a snapshot of its birthplace. You could spend years sampling great Burgundian wines, and you would still have a lot to learn, which is what makes the region so compelling for veterans and novice wine lovers alike. No matter what your taste in wines may be, there is a winery in Burgundy that could mesmerize your mind and make your senses scream with joy. And what better way to spend a comfy summer afternoon with your friends and family than with a classy bottle from some of the region's most reputable wineries? From the noble slopes of Cote d'Or to the flatlands near various settlements, let us help you on your journey as we explore Burgundy's most delicious and renowned wines.
Type of Wine Burgundy Red: If you have a craving for some beautiful, mind-expanding Pinot Noir, few regions can match the talent and consistency of Burgundy. The grape almost seems like it evolved for this very region, and its essence will stimulate your senses and arouse your imagination. Drink deep and experience almost spiritual enlightenment.
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Varietal Pinot Noir: Pinot Noir is possibly the most versatile red grape when it comes to the ways it's been used over the years. From red wines to sparkling wines and beyond, there aren't many places where you can avoid hearing about it, and for a good reason. It's often easy to spot a bottle of Pinot Noir simply by the pale, translucent color, which transitions into a shade reminiscent of old-timey brickwork, adding a lovely dash of country charm to an already awe-inspiring drink.
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