Domaine Anne Gros
Domaine Anne Gros holds the esteemed status of being a part of the Grand Cru vineyards in Burgundy. Other notable names sharing this privileged classification include Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Domaine Armand Rousseau.
- Vintages with 100 point scores: 2009, 2015
- Most popular for: Profound complexity, and balanced minerality
- Highest achievement: Consistent representation in auctions of rare and collectible wines
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Located in the heart of Vosne-Romanée, Domaine Anne Gros has its roots tracing back to the early 1900s. The estate is currently spearheaded by Anne Gros, the great-granddaughter of the founder, Gustave Gros. Anne is renowned for her focus on environmentally sustainable viticulture and minimal intervention in the winemaking process. Under her stewardship, the domaine has significantly broadened its global reputation.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
Spanning across 6.5 hectares, the vineyard is a precise balance of old and young vines, contributing to the multi-layered characteristics of their wines. The terroir, comprising marlstone and limestone, adds a unique minerality to the wines. Domaine Anne Gros exercises meticulous grape selection, opting for whole-cluster fermentation to ensure the nuanced qualities of each varietal are maintained. Given the limited production, the wines are notably scarce, making them a treasured find for avid collectors.
Aging & Investment Value
The aging potential of wines from Domaine Anne Gros is remarkable. A bottle from a vintage like 2015 could effortlessly evolve over the next two decades. This longevity not only enhances the sensory experience but also significantly elevates the investment value of the wine. Owning a bottle is akin to possessing a highly sought-after art piece; its value appreciates with time.