Domaine Leroy, Richebourg 1999, Côte de Nuits Grand Cru, Burgundy, France
Bottles produced 2,685
Composition 100% Pinot Noir
Release price N/A
Price today £5,570
A legend because…
Lalou Bize-Leroy created Domaine Leroy in 1988 by buying the richly endowed 12ha Charles Noëllat estate in Vosne, followed some years later by Domaine Philippe Rémy in Gevrey-Chambertin. Today she owns 22ha. She has always been utterly uncompromising, with a strong belief in biodynamic farming and very low yields that rarely exceed 25hl/ha. She converted the entire domaine to biodynamics in 1988. This refusal to cut corners is what justifies her very high prices, but few would question that the quality of her wines places the domaine among the very greatest properties in Burgundy.
Translated by ICY
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