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Romanee Conti: The World's Most Fabled Wine

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A fabulous thing - mysterious, sensuous, transcendental, the greatest wine in the Dukedom of Burgundy..." So begins Richard Olney's marvelous book on Romanee-Conti, arguably the most highly regarded wine of all, a legend issued from a sliver of land barely thirty miles long. The strange and partly apocryphal history of the area stretches over 11 centuries; the larger than ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published September 15th 1995 by Rizzoli International Publications
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A brilliant read it talks about the rarest wine in the world or so "they called the wines of the millionaire, and drunk only by billionaire". An instructive story especially about Vosne La Romanee Conti, and La Tache how their winemaking differ. It says, that La Tache and Romanee Conti vie for the complexities, but they have different complexities.

As for La Tache it contained within svelte, lean, sinewy, and aloof body while Romanee Conti is fuller, more spherical, it has the feel of volumes, it
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Richard Olney was an American painter, cook, food writer, editor, and memoirist, best known for known for his books of French country cooking.

Olney lived in a house above the village of Solliès-Toucas in Provence, France, for most of his adult life, where he wrote many classic and influential cookbooks of French country cooking. He had first moved to France in 1951, to Paris, where he was close fr
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