LVMH Vins d'Exception showcases an exquisite wooden case that combines four of its flagship estates, all spotlighting the legendary 2016 vintage.
300 units of this LVMH Vins d'Exception 2016 case are produced and sold worldwide. Each select case is a unique box set that reflects the masterful know-how of these four illustrious estates and offers a fascinating interpretation of four exceptional terroirs.
- 1 bottle of Clos des Lambrays 2016
During this vintage, a severe frost hit Burgundian estates in April however, the vineyard of the Clos des Lambrays was spared but suffered from a significant mildew pressure. The mild conditions during the summer favored the optimal ripening of the grapes which, despite low yields, revealed a rare quality and a rich expression. A fine vintage!
- 1 bottle of Chateau d'Yquem 2016
The late budbreak and flowering period were offset by an exceptionally hot and dry summer. These conditions did not cause water stress thanks to the water reserves. This elegant Chateau d'Yquem 2016 reveals a complex nose as well as a lively, aerial and beautifully fresh palate.
- 1 bottle of Chateau Cheval Blanc 2016
Although the year 2016 was marked by dry weather conditions, a fine end-of-season enabled the entire vineyard to reach optimal ripeness. A fruity, floral and spicy nose precedes a full and well-balanced palate whose powerful and refined tannins blend with a refreshing acidity.
- 1 bottle of Colgin Cellars IX Estate 2016
Subsequent to a succession of dry years in Napa Valley, the wet conditions throughout winter, beneficial to both the vineyard and the soils, precede a very regular growing season. Stemming from vines planted in volcanic, rocky, iron-rich soils, this 2016 Colgin Cellars IX Estate blends soft, elegant tannins with a fresh, complex, structured palate.
1 x Domaine des Lambrays: Clos des Lambrays Grand cru 2016
1 x Chateau d'Yquem 2016
1 x Chateau Cheval Blanc 2016
1 x Colgin: IX Estate 2016