Domaine du Clos de Tart
Domaine du Clos de Tart holds the rare distinction of being a Burgundy Grand Cru monopole, meaning the estate exclusively owns its vineyard. Such an honor places it in the same league as Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Domaine Leroy, and Domaine Faiveley, recognized titans of Burgundy wines.
- Vintages with 100 point scores: 2009, 2010
- Most Popular For: Complexity and aging potential
- Highest Achievement: Continuous family ownership since its founding in 1141.
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Tracing its roots back to the 12th century, Domaine du Clos de Tart is one of the oldest wineries in existence. It has remained in the hands of the Mommessin family since the 1930s. Sylvain Pitiot, a celebrated oenologist, has carved the winery's current reputation through fastidious viticulture and ingenious winemaking.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
Situated in Morey-St-Denis, the 7.5-hectare vineyard of Clos de Tart is a masterpiece in micro-terroir management. The south-facing slopes contribute to the optimal ripeness of the Pinot Noir grapes. Vine age averages around 60 years, ensuring concentrated fruit.
Aging & Investment Value
Domaine du Clos de Tart's wines are not just an exercise in sensory pleasure; they are a wise investment. With a track record for aging gracefully for decades, acquiring bottles from key vintages can prove a profitable endeavor for collectors.