Thursday, February 02, 2006

2003 Louis Latour Marsannay (White Burgundy)

A really good value in a classy white burgundy. From the northernmost town in the entire Cote d'Or -- just south of the city of Dijon. Gorgeous nose of fresh-baked croissants, tangerines, and peaches. Intense, full-bodied steely-minerally flavors, with fruit that tastes of dry-pear extract. Fairly long in the mouth, with marzipan the last note in the finish. 88. About $14 at Richard's on Westheimer (in the Taco Milagro plaza).

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