Like ballet dancers, the wines of Vosne-Romanée are lithe, sensual and purposeful. Interestingly, Vosne-Romanée possesses a spiciness that is not wood-derived. Next door, Flagey-Echézeaux houses two Grand Crus that show more forceful structure than Vosne wines.
Pour: Domaine Michel Gros 2008 Vosne-Romanée
Raspberry, roses and licorice prevail. Finely integrated high acidity is accompanied by succulent tannins and a fairly long finish.