Domaine Labet (Château de la Tour), Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru 1997

Chateau de la Tour Vougeot 1997

Crimson.  The lavender of ’97 and she smells like a June picnic basket.  ’97s can be soft-centered and blowsy; this one is crisply outlined and elegantly proportioned.  The finish captures the majesty of old-fashioned burgundy: subtle, contained, expressive of place.  Now.

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