Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux Latricieres Chambertin 2012

$275.00

SKU 10817

750ml

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This vineyard is located at the very top of the Latricières apellation. Bordered by woods on three sides, with a very rocky soil, this half-hectare vineyard produces fresh, mineral wines. The block is divided in two parts, an old one of about 60 years old and a younger part which is about 25 years old. 100% whole cluster fermentation. 80% new oak.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country France
Region Burgundy
Appellation Cote de Nuits
Brand Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux
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BurghoundLike the Reignots this is closed and brooding at present though aggressive swirling grudgingly liberates cool, pure and airy red berry fruit scents along with a profusion of floral elements. There is a lovely sense of energy to the intensely mineral-driven, focused, precise and driving medium-bodied flavors that culminate in a moderately austere and gorgeously sustained finale. This is very Latricières and should age accordingly.

Allen Meadows, January 15, 2014