Louis Latour ‘Les Chalumeaux’ Puligny-Montrachet 2014

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Louis Latour ‘Les Chalumeaux’ Puligny-Montrachet 2014

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WS: 92
Item Number: 30138
Wine Spectator 92
“Buttered pastry, peach, vanilla, and baking spice flavors fold into the creamy texture in this white. The spice notes build as this reaches a long finish. Drink now through 2024. 170
cases made.”

Tasting notes
With a nice pale yellow colour, our Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Chalumeaux" 2014 has an intense nose of white fruits, vanilla and grilled hazelnut. The mouth is elegant and delicate, with wooden and vanilla-flavoured notes. This wine reveals a lot of freshness with a beautifull persistant and iodic finish.

Description
Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet is the geographical middleman of the white wine villages, bordered by Meursault to the north and by Chassagne-Montrachet to the south. Located just next to the vineyard "Les Truffières", almost at the top of the hill, the vines "Les Chalumaux" grow high up on limestone and marl soil with an ideal south-easterly exposure, catching as much sunlight as the day-time permits. These vineyards have belonged to the Chalumeau family or be exploited by it, hence its name.

Food pairing
Sole Meunière - roasted squab with grapes - fish - shellfish- cheese

The vines
Average vine age 35 years
Soil Limestone and scree
Average yield 40 hl/ha
Harvest Hand picked

Vinification and ageing
Fermentation Traditional in oak barrels with complete malolactic fermentation
Ageing 8 to 10 months ageing in oak barrels, 40% new
Barrels Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted

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Information about Louis Latour ‘Les Chalumeaux’ Puligny-Montrachet 2014

Bottles per case: 12

Type: Burgundy White

Winery: Louis Latour

Region: France >  Burgundy

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