A family business since its creation in 1797, Louis Latour is one of the most recognised traders/ famers in Burgundy. It has remained a family enterprise for over two centuries and is thus part of the closed circle of the Henokiens. It is now Louis-Fabrice Latour, representative of the 11th generation who is at its head. The Louis Latour house gradually formed a vast domaine, extending from Chambertin to Chevalier-Montrachet: 48 hectares, 28 in grand crus. It cultivates Pinot Noir for its reds and Chardonnay for its whites. Over the last thirty years, the company has also spread in the Ardèche, in the Var and in the Pierres Dorées region, also producing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The Maison is committed to a more ecologically friendly and respectful terroir by adopting responsible and sustainable agriculture (limitation of pesticides, compost and ploughing of certain parcels).
About the cuvée
Sited halfway between the Côte de Beaune and the Côte de Nuits, the Montagne de Corton combines the concentration found in the wines of the North of the Côte d'Or and the refinement of the wines of Beaune. Les Chaillots is a magnificent premier cru owned by the Maison Latour. The wine is a perfect illustration of the terroir of Corton itself: it is fleshy and full in the mouth, but with extremely refined tannins. Drink after 3-10 years' aging.
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