This 2015 Louis Latour Beaune 1er Cru Clos du Roi is a stunning example of a premier cru Pinot Noir from the esteemed Burgundy region of France. The wine showcases the true essence of this noble grape variety, with its elegant and expressive character.
In the glass, this wine exudes a vibrant and deep red color, hinting at its powerful and concentrated nature. The nose is immediately greeted with an enticing bouquet of ripe red berries, including cherries and raspberries, intertwined with subtle floral notes, such as violets and rose petals. As the wine opens up, delicate aromas of earthy truffles and forest floor emerge, adding complexity and depth.
On the palate, this Louis Latour Beaune 1er Cru Clos du Roi reveals its true class. The silky smooth texture caresses the taste buds, while the well-integrated tannins provide structure and balance. Flavors of red currants, blackberries, and plums dance on the palate, accompanied by hints of baking spices, such as cinnamon and cloves. The wine finishes with a long and persistent aftertaste, leaving a lasting impression.
As with all great Burgundy wines, this Pinot Noir beautifully reflects its terroir. The Cote de Beaune region is known for producing wines with finesse and elegance, and this Louis Latour Beaune 1er Cru Clos du Roi is no exception. The combination of the specific sub-appellation Clos du Roi and the expertise of Louis Latour as the producer make this wine truly exceptional.
With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, this wine maintains a perfect balance between ripeness and freshness. It is best enjoyed slightly chilled, around 16-18 degrees Celsius, to fully appreciate its complexity and nuances.
This 2015 Louis Latour Beaune 1er Cru Clos du Roi is a wine that will undoubtedly age gracefully over the years, developing even more depth and complexity. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment, this wine is a true gem for any wine enthusiast.