What do 100 Year-Old Pinot Noir Vines Taste Like?

Find out with Francois Labet, Château de La Tour Clos Vougeot  Vieille Vignes Vertical

Created by Cistercian monks between the 12th and 14th Century, the Grand Cru Appellation Clos de Vougeot is Burgundies most iconographic vineyard and well-known wine, with its wall-enclosed vineyard and commanding Château de Clos de Vougeot. Film buffs and gourmands will recall Clos de Vougeot 1845 was the featured wine in the exquisite film Babette’s Feast.

The largest owner of Clos Vougeot with 6ha of vineyards located in the middle and close to the north wall of the Clos Vougeot and their winery within the Clos Vougeot itself, Francois Labet, proprietor of Château de la La Tour, will be presenting an outstanding vertical of their old vines Clos-Vougeot, planted in 1910.

“…completely integrated and allows the similar but more reserved, riper and more densely fruited and floral-suffused nose to display its charms while leading to elegant, pure and every bit as serious formidably-scaled flavors brimming with dry extract on the textured, concentrated and palate staining finish that seems to go on and on. Like the regular cuvée, there is less youthful austerity here than I’m used to seeing with more overall depth of material. A terrific ’07…Score 94” – Burghound

Confirmed Wines
Château De La Tour Clos de Vougeot Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 2008
Château De La Tour Clos de Vougeot Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 2007
Château De La Tour Clos de Vougeot Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 2006
Château De La Tour Clos de Vougeot Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 2003
Château De La Tour Clos de Vougeot Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 1999
Château De La Tour Clos de Vougeot Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 1996

There are only 30 places for this brilliant and unprecedented tasting, moreover at the nominal price of SGD$80 per person – be quick and Book Now!

9.30am 9th April 2011 at St. Regis Hotel, Boardroom 4.

Official event website: www.burghoundinasia.com

Bookings through:
burghound@hermitagewine.com | Tel +65 6272 2013 / +65 6438 1120



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