The DI taste test 2003 vintage - classic regions

27 August, 2008

Louis Latour Nuits-St-Georges

100 per cent Pinot Noir; 2ha clay/limestone site;18 months in 228-litre French oak; abv 13.5; 15,000 bottles; rrp US$65

Aroma: subtle but rich aromas of blackberry, redcurrant with vanilla and a hint of wet earth

Taste: creamy, generous layers of fruit with subtle smoky touches and a toasty edge leading to an understated but lengthy finish. A light dusting of soft tannins lends balance to a nicely poised, fruit focused wine

Drink: now-2009


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