About Louis Latour
Maison Louis Latour has been shipping wine worldwide since 1797. In addition to being one of the oldest négociant families in Burgundy, and all of France for that matter, Louis Latour also produces its own wine. Stellar Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs from the Cote d'Or are Latour's best bottlings. Recently, Latour has also branched out to sites in Ardeche and Coteaux de Verdon which are steadily gaining a reputation for quality.
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88 Points | Wine Spectator
The finest red and white wines of Burgundy set the standard for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. At their best, Burgundy wines are the world's most aromatically complex, silky, and seductive wines, thanks to their ineffable combination of fruits, flowers, minerals, and earth, and their ability to project flavor authority without excess weight. But first-rate Burgundies are produced in limited quantities. Burgundy is a minefield for the...
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The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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