The Mark Wine News Summer '18 Volume 8.3 - Page 7

Burgundy T his past June The Mark Wine Camp ventured to Burgundy France. The trip was hosted by our friends - the renowned Maison Louis Latour. Under the Louis Latour label is also: Henry Fessy - their Beaujolais estate, & Simonnet-Febvre in Chablis. The group enjoyed fabulous meals, comprehensive vineyard tours, and tasted all expressions of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Gamay, including all Premier Cru and Grand Cru offerings, in various vintages and vertical tastings, from our very generous partner. Louis Latour practices sustainable, organic farming using traditional methods. They have their own cooperage, and coop all of their own barrels. The MWG Sales Team (L to R: Jeff Scott, Mark Gmur, Donn Danielson) in the vineyards at Chevalier-Montrachet And apparently everyone really loves to wear blue while visiting them! Campers were treated to a vertical tasting of Grand Cru whites with winemaker Jean-Charles Thomas Brian Phillips, Tristan Kindy, & Anne Charpin tasting Puligny- Montrachet in the vineyard! The group stopped to take a photo in the vineyards at Vosne-Romanée Jeff Scott studying the benefits of the complex Cote de Beaune terroir, on which he stands SUMMER 2018 5