1996 Domaine Louis Latour Chambertin Cuvee Heritiers

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Gevrey Chambertin
Sub-appellation Chambertin
Vintage 1996
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to a wine that embodies elegance, sophistication, and complexity - the 1996 Domaine Louis Latour Chambertin Cuvee Heritiers. Hailing from the prestigious Burgundy region in France, this red wine is a true testament to the art of winemaking.

In the glass, the 1996 Chambertin Cuvee Heritiers displays a captivating ruby hue that hints at the richness and depth within. As you bring the glass to your nose, you are greeted by a symphony of aromas. Ripe red cherries, wild strawberries, and blackberries dance harmoniously with hints of dried herbs and earthy undertones. The bouquet is further enhanced by delicate notes of violets and a touch of vanilla, courtesy of the oak aging.

On the palate, this Pinot Noir masterpiece reveals its true character. The wine caresses your taste buds with its velvety texture, offering layers of flavors that unfold gracefully. Fresh red fruits take center stage, accompanied by subtle hints of forest floor and spice. The well-integrated tannins provide structure and balance, while the vibrant acidity adds a refreshing lift to the wine.

The 1996 Chambertin Cuvee Heritiers showcases the exceptional craftsmanship of Domaine Louis Latour. This renowned producer has crafted a wine that exemplifies the terroir of the Gevrey Chambertin appellation. With a medium to full body and a long, lingering finish, this wine has the potential to age beautifully for years to come.

To fully appreciate the splendor of this wine, I recommend decanting it for about an hour before serving at a temperature of 16-18°C. The 1996 Domaine Louis Latour Chambertin Cuvee Heritiers is an ideal companion for special occasions and pairs harmoniously with dishes such as roasted duck breast, filet mignon, or a selection of artisanal cheeses.

In conclusion, the 1996 Domaine Louis Latour Chambertin Cuvee Heritiers is a remarkable expression of Pinot Noir from the Burgundy region. Its complexity, elegance, and remarkable aging potential make it a true gem in the world of wine. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the magic of this wine - it is truly a masterpiece.