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 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 Read more »

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    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Bourgogne Louis Latour 2012


    Not the best Burgundy I've had. A bit of slightly metallic harshness, not much fruit and medium acidity. Fairly simple once you get past the bite and a fairly short finish. I understand that this is an entry level Bourgogne but Latour is usually pretty reliable, may have opened this too early. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Louis Latour Chard Viognier Duet 2010


    Not bad but not great blend of chardonnay and viognier. Feels a bit heavy on the viognier with some ripe pear, butterscotch and muted lemon on the palate. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Chassagne Montrachet Premiere Cru Morgeot Louis Latour 2004


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Thanks Zuf, well said.Definitely wishing I paid more attention to Meursault a ... a ... thought it might be Louis Latour before looking it up. Anyhow, there are a ton of producers, though only a few vineyards that get most of the attention. Looking forward to exploring mor Read More

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  • We tried six wines at a free Whole Foods wine tasting event last night, and ... ... The third wine was a Louis Latour Grand Ardeche Chardonnay from south-central France that was tasty but we didn't buy one.  This was an oaked Chardonnay and there was an essence of apple / pear on the tongue.  Moving to the reds, we next tasted the Sanford Flo... Read More

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  • Latour Pouilly Fuisse 2011


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    Wine review by HayashiKana

  • HDH (and its auction clients) apparently think it can... RemoissenetFounded in 1877, Remoissenet is one of the Côte d’Or’s most esteemed historic négociant firms, as well as a holder of venerated library reserves. Located beneath the town of Beaune, Remoissenet’s famous cellars date back to the 14th century, and hold almost one million bottles o... Read More

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  • BB, I know I speak for the group when I say we all had a great time the other ... ... and a couple bottles of Louis Latour Macon-Lugny.  Very nice burgundian unoaked chardonnay, not overly complex but light, crisp, flinty with some hints of soft lemon cream.We then headed over to Fork! restaraunt where we each unveiled our "brown bags".  D an... Read More

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  • I'll be in Charlotte, NC on business the week of February 24th, and was hoping some locals might be able to help out with a few questions, and maybe get together to open a bottle or two. Any help would be appreciated, and it would be great to meet Snoothers from that neighborhood. -Bob1) Are there any BYOB restaurants in Charlotte?2) If so, what... Read More

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  • Louis Latour Vosne Romanee 2010


    Absolutely fantastic red burgundy from Latour. Bright red cherry, great balance with mouth watering acidity and a really nice finish. Crisp and clean and leaving you wanting to take another sip. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

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