2008 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Grancey

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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JS 92

jamessuckling.com, June 2015

This is starting to open now with silky tannins, bright acidity and a tangy finish. Light earth, spice and meat flavors. Lots of dried citrus too. Delicious finish. Drink now.
WS 90

Wine Spectator, April 2011

The cherry and strawberry aromas and flavors deliver purity, but there is also a firm base of tannins that need to be resolved. Thus, this is balanced on the dry side, yet long and spicy. Best from 2013 through 2023...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Aloxe Corton
Vintage 2008
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

The 2008 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Grancey is a remarkable red wine from the renowned Burgundy region in France. Crafted from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, this vintage showcases the elegance and complexity that Burgundy is known for.

In the glass, the wine exhibits a beautiful red color that is vibrant and alluring. It has a medium intensity, indicating its youthful nature. On the nose, aromas of cherry and strawberry immediately captivate the senses. These fruity notes are complemented by hints of light earth, spice, and meat, adding depth and complexity to the bouquet.

Upon tasting, the Corton Grancey reveals a well-balanced structure with silky tannins and bright acidity. The tannins have started to soften, allowing the wine to develop a smooth and velvety texture. The tangy finish is refreshing and leaves a lasting impression.

Noted wine critic James Suckling scored this wine an impressive 92 points. He praised its silky tannins, bright acidity, and tangy finish. Suckling also highlighted the light earth, spice, and meat flavors, as well as the presence of dried citrus, which adds a delightful twist to the finish. According to Suckling, this wine is ready to be enjoyed now.

Wine Spectator also awarded the 2008 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Grancey a respectable score of 90 points. The publication described the wine as delivering purity with its cherry and strawberry flavors. It noted the presence of firm tannins that need some time to resolve, indicating that this wine has great aging potential. Wine Spectator suggested that the optimal drinking window for this vintage is from 2013 to 2023.

Produced by the esteemed Domaine Louis Latour, this Corton Grancey is a true representation of the exceptional quality and craftsmanship that Burgundy wines are known for. With its impressive scores and complex flavor profile, this wine is a must-try for any wine enthusiast. Whether enjoyed now or aged for a few more years, this Pinot Noir will surely impress with its finesse and elegance.