Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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bU rg U nd Y c urrently under the leadership of f rancois l abet, Château de l a t our produces what most believe to be the greatest expression of Clos v ougeot being made in b urgundy today. t heir holdings encompass a total of six organically-farmed hectares, including a small section of vines that were planted in 1910. i t's from these vines that the Château de l a t our produces the Clos v ougeot v ieilles v ignes. t his is far from your average Clos v ougeot; using whole bunches through fermentation and refining in 100% new oak, the v ieilles v ignes displays unparalleled depth and intensity, yet with the precision and lift of b urgundy's best. ✦ Château de La Tour Clos v ougeot Grand Cru v ieilles v ignes 2013 BH 92-95 / ST 94 » $279 "... d eep, brooding aromas of black fruits, minerals and dark chocolate. l ush, sweet and layered... t he wine's richness is nicely leavened by a note of wild herbs and sound acidity. f inishes with plush, broad tannins and lovely lift and length..." (1306831) a Tour de Force Created by the Cistercian monks in the 12th century, the Clos Vougeot stands as the largest Grand cru within the Côte de Nuits, and located within its walls, we find Château de La Tour.

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