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Latour 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

"A Latour with a steely backbone and a savory character. Blueberries and currants with hints of violets. Full body, with a long and racy finish. The texture is very tight and racy. Classy for the vintage. 95-96" JS 04/12 "This is all silk and velvet, with gorgeous mouthfeel as the wine sails along, with cassis, cherry eau de vie and freshly sliced plum flavors, with a deeply ingrained iron note that adds considerable length on the finish...93-96" WS 04/12 "A blend of 84.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 0.5% Petit Verdot, the 2011 Latour represents only 34% of the crop. It hit 13.1% natural alcohol. One of the vintage-s most compelling wines, it possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as a sweet, open-knit personality with ripe tannin, superb intensity, good purity and harmony, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, and lots of crushed rock, floral and black as well as blue fruit notes in addition to hints of ink and forest floor. This beautifully rich, savory Latour will be surprisingly drinkable in 4-5 years, and should age easily for two decades or more...93-95" WA 04/12

Louis Latour:
The Latours have been vintners in Burgundy since the 17th century, slowly building a unique Domaine of 125 acres. Maison Louis Latour currently has the largest Grand Cru property in all of the Cote d’Or with a total of 71.58 acres. The vineyards extend from Chambertin in the north to Chevalier-Montrachet in the south and are solely planted with the two noble grape varieties: Pinot Noir... Read more
The Latours have been vintners in Burgundy since the 17th century, slowly building a unique Domaine of 125 acres. Maison Louis Latour currently has the largest Grand Cru property in all of the Cote d’Or with a total of 71.58 acres. The vineyards extend from Chambertin in the north to Chevalier-Montrachet in the south and are solely planted with the two noble grape varieties: Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. All of the grapes from the vineyards we own are vinified and aged in the attractive cuverie of Château Corton Grancey in Aloxe-Corton. The winery was the first purpose-built cuverie in France and remains the oldest still-functioning. A unique rail-way system with elevators allows the entire wine-making process to be achieved by the use of gravity. This eliminates the threat of oxidation from unnecessary pumping of the must. Since 1985, Louis Latour has been selling the wines from its own vineyards under the name Domaine Louis Latour. The Latour family founded the ‘Maison de négoce’, an important shipping company, in 1797, and it is still based at 18 Rue des Tonneliers in Beaune to this day. The company is unique in Burgundy in that it is still family-owned and family-run, having been passed down from father to son for over ten generations. To celebrate our Bicentenary in 1797, we published a commemorative book and were admitted into the exclusive club of the Hénokiens. This club only accepts companies that are leaders in their respective fields, remain family owned, have a history of 200 years’ experience and still bear the name of their founder. There are only approximately 30 of these companies in the world. Maison Louis Latour ships its wines to over 60 countries worldwide. These world-class Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs can be found on the most famous dining tables around the globe. Read less

External Reviews for Latour

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/22/2013

Light orange-pink. Musky spice-accented aromas and flavors of redcurrant cherry and rose pastille. Firm even a bit ungiving on entry then fleshier in the mid-palate with a sweet raspberry quality carrying through to the finish. Stephen Tanzer... Stephen Tanzers IWC A Proprietary Blend wine from Loire Valley in France. 2011 2011 Jolivet Pascal Sancerre Rosé Proprietary Blend 750ml


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
05/01/2013

Im Bouquet offenbaren sich intensive Fruchtaromen, die durch eine feine Honignote akzentuiert werden. Auf dem tonhaltigen Boden des CHTEAU DE PERROY entsteht ein gradliniger, fruchtiger und harmonischer Weisswein, der die Rebsorte und das Terroir perfekt zum Ausdruck bringt. Das ausgewogene Zusammenspiel eines gehaltvollen Körpers und einer nachhaltigen Struktur prägt den Sinneseindruck. Dieser Waadtländer Weisswein von CHTEAU DE PERROY zeigt im lange anhaltenden Finale Profil und Charakter!


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/22/2013

A Proprietary Blend wine from Loire Valley in France. 2011 2011 Jolivet Pascal Attitude Rosé Proprietary Blend 750ml


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
11/21/2012

Brillantes Ziegelrot. In der Nase vollfruchtiger Kirsch- und Erdbeerduft. Im Gaumen anfangs schmeichelnde Fruchtsüsse, welche mit einer vollmundigen und betörenden Waldbeerenaromatik endet – verlangt einfach nach einem zweiten Glas!


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/31/2012

A Latour with a steely backbone and a savory character. Blueberries and currants with hints of violets. Full body, with a long and racy finish. The texture is very tight and racy. Classy for the vintage. James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Latour, Chateau 750ml


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
05/01/2013

Das einmalige Terroir des CHTEAU DE PERROY schafft die Basis und ist auch gleichzeitig der Garant für einen ausgewogenen, facettenreichen Waadtländer Rotwein der oberen Qualitätsstufe. Die intensiven, reintönigen, reifen Fruchtaromen (Himbeeren, Erdbeeren) und die dezenten Gewürznoten in der Nase erfüllen schon im Bouquet die hohen Erwartungen in diesen Grand Cru. Aber auch im Gaumen und im Finale weiss dieser Pinot von CHTEAU DE PERROY durch seine zugängliche Textur und durch seine fruchtige Struktur zu überzeugen.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

This wine has a juicy character and firm tannins. Its fruit is packed around the dense core, showing weight and intensity. - R.V. Wine Enthusiast. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Latour, Chateau 750ml



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"A Latour with a steely backbone and a savory character. Blueberries and currants with hints of violets. Full body, with a long and racy finish. The texture is very tight and racy. Classy for the vintage. 95-96" JS 04/12 "This is all silk and velvet, with gorgeous mouthfeel as the wine sails along, with cassis, cherry eau de vie and freshly sliced plum flavors, with a deeply ingrained iron note that adds considerable length on the finish...93-96" WS 04/12 "A blend of 84.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 0.5% Petit Verdot, the 2011 Latour represents only 34% of the crop. It hit 13.1% natural alcohol. One of the vintage-s most compelling wines, it possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as a sweet, open-knit personality with ripe tannin, superb intensity, good purity and harmony, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, and lots of crushed rock, floral and black as well as blue fruit notes in addition to hints of ink and forest floor. This beautifully rich, savory Latour will be surprisingly drinkable in 4-5 years, and should age easily for two decades or more...93-95" WA 04/12

Dietary Information: Kosher, Organic


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