domaine sylvain cathiard, romanee-saint-vivant grand cru 2016
ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
97
TIM ATKIN
97

2016 domaine sylvain cathiard, romanee-saint-vivant grand cru

Why We're Buying

Don't miss out on Domaine Sylvain Cathiard Romanee-Saint-Vivant Grand Cru. This pinot noir comes with a whirlwind of aromas, including roasted meats, smoke, and spice. The body isn't half bad either, with its incredible finesse and laser-like precision. From 2017 to 2021, the price has gone from $1,586 to $2,940 per bottle, marking an 85.3% return on investment.

Critics Scores

ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
97

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

There are the usual three barrels of 2016 Romanée-Saint-Vivant Grand Cru this year, two of them new. There is a brooding intensity here, not unlike a Richebourg, more backward than recent vintages that I have tasted, yet after a couple of minutes you are overcome by intoxicating floral aromas that envelop the senses. The palate is medium-bodied with saturated black cherries, cassis, minerals and orange pith, the backbone of the Malconsorts with a very deep, quite grippy finish. Give this a decade in bottle if you can afford to wait that long, or if not, build a time machine.

TIM ATKIN
97

Tim Atkin

Not cheap, it must be said, but there are only three barrels for the world, and it is made by one of the most sought-after domaines in Vosne-Romanée. This is still quite tight and much denser than the other 2016 Cathiard reds, with lots of oak and texture, a hint of smoky reduction and fine bramble and blueberry fruit. 2028-40.