2012 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, December 2015

From the Latour domaine, this dense wine is full of plum and sweet strawberry. At the same time, it is solid with an undertow of tannins and a dark texture. The acidity is already well integrated into this ripe and...
WS 91

Wine Spectator, June 2015

Firm yet expressive, with cherry, strawberry, floral and mineral flavors saturating the palate and remaining persistent. Well-balanced, ending with ample fruit and a chalky, tactile sensation. Best from 2018 through 2029...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Corton
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

This 2012 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi is a truly exceptional wine that embodies the elegance and complexity that Burgundy is renowned for. Made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, this red wine showcases the true potential of this varietal.

In the glass, this wine presents a captivating ruby red color that hints at its depth and concentration. The nose is immediately enticing, with aromas of ripe cherries, strawberries, and delicate floral notes. As you delve deeper, subtle mineral undertones emerge, adding complexity and intrigue.

On the palate, this wine truly shines. It is firm yet expressive, with the cherry and strawberry flavors saturating the palate and lingering persistently. The wine is well-balanced, with ample fruit and a chalky, tactile sensation. The tannins are present but well-integrated, adding structure and depth to the wine. As you savor each sip, the wine reveals layers of complexity and a long, satisfying finish.

The 2012 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi is a wine that showcases the remarkable aging potential of Burgundy's finest Pinot Noirs. While it can be enjoyed now, it will continue to evolve and improve with further cellaring. This wine is best enjoyed from 2018 through 2029, according to Wine Spectator.

With only 137 cases produced, this wine is a true rarity. It is a testament to the meticulous craftsmanship of Domaine Louis Latour, one of Burgundy's most esteemed producers. The attention to detail and commitment to quality is evident in every sip.

For those who appreciate the finesse and elegance of Burgundy wines, the 2012 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi is a must-try. Its complexity, balance, and long aging potential make it a true gem in the world of Pinot Noir.