2018 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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WS 93 WA 92
WS 93

Wine Spectator, May 2021

Blackberry and black cherry flavors hold center court in this fruity, velvety red. It's backed by dense tannins and remains fresh through the lingering finish. Chalky tannins leave a firm, dry sensation. Best from 2024...
WA 92

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2021

The 2018 Corton Clos du Roi Grand Cru is showing well, offering up aromas of raspberries, spices, rose petals and rich soil tones. Medium to full-bodied, layered and enveloping, it's rich but lively, with velvety tannins...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Corton
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi, a captivating red wine that exemplifies the elegance and complexity of Burgundy. Crafted from the finest Pinot Noir grapes, this wine is a testament to the artistry and dedication of its producer, Domaine Louis Latour.

In the glass, this wine displays a mesmerizing ruby red hue, inviting you to delve into its intriguing depths. The nose is immediately greeted by a symphony of aromas, with raspberries, spices, rose petals, and the earthy scent of rich soil intertwining harmoniously. Each inhalation reveals new layers, enticing the senses and setting the stage for an extraordinary tasting experience.

On the palate, the 2018 Corton Clos du Roi Grand Cru unveils its true character. Medium to full-bodied, it envelopes the tongue with its velvety texture, imparting a sense of luxuriousness. The richness is balanced by a lively acidity, creating a dynamic interplay that keeps the taste buds engaged. Generous notes of blackberry and black cherry take center stage, showcasing the fruit-forward nature of this wine. The velvety tannins add structure and depth, while also contributing to a firm, dry sensation on the finish.

Renowned wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded this remarkable vintage a commendable score of 92. Praising its layered complexity and generous fruit core, the reviewer acknowledges the wine's velvety tannins and vibrant character. Wine Spectator also recognized the exceptional quality of this wine, bestowing an impressive score of 93. Noting its blackberry and black cherry flavors, dense tannins, and fresh finish, the publication predicts a promising aging potential, recommending to enjoy it from 2024 through 2042.

With only 165 cases produced, this limited-edition wine is a true gem for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Embrace the allure of Burgundy with the 2018 Domaine Louis Latour Corton Clos du Roi and savor the sophistication that only the finest Pinot Noir can deliver.