2008 Chateau de la Tour Clos Vougeot Vieilles Vignes

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  • Pinot Noir
  • 750ML
  • IWC 94
  • BH 94

Reviews for 2008 Chateau de la Tour Clos Vougeot Vieilles Vignes

IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, March 2011
Deep red. Sexy high-pitched aromas of black cherry minerals violet and blood orange. Tight juicy and youthfully imploded showing the sappy structured side of this vintage in spades. Piquant acidity and the menthol... Deep red. Sexy high-pitched aromas of black cherry minerals violet and blood orange. Tight juicy and youthfully imploded showing the sappy structured side of this vintage in spades. Piquant acidity and the menthol medicinal notes of classic young Clos Vougeot suggest that this will enjoy a slow and graceful evolution in the bottle. Finishes with a pungent peppery suggestion that may be from the whole-cluster fermentation. Francois Labet considers 2009 to be a great long-lived balanced vintage but this is just the kind of 2008 the market will be discovering in 2020.
BH 94
Burghound - Burghound, January 2014
This is still exceptionally young and primary with a restrained nose that includes a discreet but not invisible application of wood that sets off wonderfully cool and pure aromas of red currant, earth and an interesting... This is still exceptionally young and primary with a restrained nose that includes a discreet but not invisible application of wood that sets off wonderfully cool and pure aromas of red currant, earth and an interesting game hint. There is impressive size and weight to the large-scaled flavors that are blessed with excellent concentration and outstanding dry extract levels that confer a textured mouth feel to the hugely long and classically austere finish. This is a stunner of a wine that should be capable of delivering greatness in 15 to 20 years.