Vosne-Romanee is a small Burgundian appellation with an large reputation. With only 27 hectares under vine, it has been known for over a thousand years as a producer of premium wines originating from the foundation of the Saint-Vivant monastery. It is considered to contain the most expensive, sought-after and and celebrated red wines in Burgundy.
The Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) Vosne-Romanée may only be used for red wine with Pinot noir as the primary grape. Up to 15% of the vineyards may also be comprised of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc to combine with the red wine, but this is rarely applied in the region.
The most famous site produced from this region is Romanée-Conti, with its other five regions also being very well renowned: : La Grand Rue, La Tâche, Richebourg, La Romanée, Romanée-Saint-Vivant.