2012 Domaine Louis Latour Volnay Chevrets

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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REVIEWS

WE 92
WE 92

Wine Enthusiast, December 2015

This has ripe fruit, packed with strawberry jam with a good concentration as well as red plums and rounded tannins. It is rich and smooth, although well cut with tannins and acidity. This balanced wine will age well...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Volnay
Sub-appellation En Chevret
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2012 Domaine Louis Latour Volnay Chevrets Pinot Noir is a wine hailing from the renowned Burgundy region of France, specifically the Cote de Beaune sub-region within the Volnay appellation and the En Chevret sub-appellation. This wine is produced by Domaine Louis Latour, a well-respected name in the world of Burgundy wines. It is a red wine, characterized by its Pinot Noir varietal, and sealed with a traditional cork closure. The wine has an alcohol content of 13.5%.

This particular vintage has garnered significant attention and praise from wine critics. Wine Enthusiast awarded the 2012 Domaine Louis Latour Volnay Chevrets an impressive score of 92 points. Reviewer Roger Voss of Wine Enthusiast noted the wine's vibrant fruit profile, stating, "This has ripe fruit, packed with strawberry jam with a good concentration as well as red plums and rounded tannins." Voss further highlighted the wine's balance and structure, describing it as "rich and smooth, although well cut with tannins and acidity."

The review suggests that the wine has the potential to age gracefully, with Voss recommending a drinking window starting from 2018. This indicates that the wine's tannins and acidity are well-integrated, providing a solid backbone for aging while maintaining a harmonious profile.

In summary, the 2012 Domaine Louis Latour Volnay Chevrets Pinot Noir is a well-balanced and richly-flavored wine. Its ripe strawberry and red plum notes, combined with smooth yet structured tannins, make it a notable example of Volnay's potential. The positive review from Wine Enthusiast underscores its quality and aging potential, making it a worthwhile addition to any wine enthusiast's collection.