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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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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Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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