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Louis Latour Bourgogne Aligoté 2007

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Lugny is one of the best communes of Southern Burgundy's Mconnais region. The wine is clean and lively with a flowery bouquet and lovely honey apples and nutty flavors on the palate.

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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

Member Reviews for Louis Latour Bourgogne Aligoté

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4.00 5
10/16/2009

A bit of banana and cream on the nose. Nutty, crisp, oaky, with some vanilla and cream. Good, fresh acidity.


Snooth User: Chris Carpita
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4.00 5
10/16/2009

Wonderful herbal and citric aroma, with hints of basil and rosemary, lush pineapple flavors without too much acidity, really a pitch-perfect backbone. Mildly buttery finish.


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
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4.00 5
10/16/2009

prominent aromas of lemon and limes, highly acidic, but terrific balance of citrus fruit flavors - a prickly pear and mineral like finish.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,550
4.00 5
10/16/2009

Rich and emollient. A nice mineral finish. Very good and complex with great minerality. Finishes on red apples and lemon notes. My #2 of the tasting (of 6 chardonnay's).


Snooth User: rudegger
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3.50 5
12/23/2009

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Louis Latour Bourgogne Aligoté

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10/06/2009

Lugny is one of the best communes of Southern Burgundy's Mconnais region. The wine is clean and lively with a flowery bouquet and lovely honey apples and nutty flavors on the palate.



Lugny is one of the best communes of Southern Burgundy's Mconnais region. The wine is clean and lively with a flowery bouquet and lovely honey apples and nutty flavors on the palate.

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