Louis Latour

Louis Latour

More than 50 Red and White Wines, 15 Appellations and 15 Vintages in Stock

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Since the 17th century, the Maison Louis Latour has been one of the most renowned among the négociant-éleveurs of fine Burgundy wines.

It is one of the best known wine merchants in Beaune and has a reputation for producing very good quality white wines made only from Chardonnay. The Domaine Louis Latour, owns more than 45 hectares of first class vineyards, including an important exploitation on the famous hill of Corton. The current owner, Louis-Fabrice, born in 1964, is the seventh Louis Latour to preside over the company. Maison Louis Latour was created in 1797 and has always remained a family business. The vinification is now in the hands of Jean-Charles Thomas, replacing Jean-Pierre Jobard, while Boris Champy replaces Denis Fetzmann in charge of the vineyards.  Louis Latour's Meursault wines are well structured and reflect their respective wine sites, rather than presenting a "house" style. Domaine Louis Latour has 10.5 hectares of Corton-Charlemagne, an aristocratic, full-bodied wine that can be solid and restrained when young but which, over time, will develop complex nuances and an unparalleled creamy richness. The estate also owns several hectares of red Corton Grand-cru made only from Pinot Noir. Domaine Louis Latour produces an average of 7,000,000 bottles per year. If you want to taste a great white wine with superb Burgundian aromas, this is the winery you should try. What about red wine? It is also a superb domain for red wine production with a large vineyard, spread over several appellations.

    

    

  • The recent vintages of the House of Louis Latour

The latest vintages  produced by the Domaine Louis Latour are very successful, particularly the Puligny Montrachet, Meursault, Aloxe-Corton, and Corton wines. Indeed, the knowledge of the terroirs allows the estate to vinify great wines in all the vintages with, of course, the specificities of each appellation of Premiers or grands crus from Burgundy.

      

  • Buying Louis Latour wines at the best price

Every year, the Louis Latour estate allocates these finest vintages to us. Thus, we guarantee you great authentic wines coming directly from the cellar of the Maison Louis Latour. The wines are 100% in stock and ready to be shipped. Discover a large selection of Louis Latour wines here.

    

The history of the Louis Latour estate

Louis Latour is one of the emblematic houses of Burgundy. It has been present in the region for almost 300 years! It began to make a name for itself in 1731 when it bought plots of land in the Côte-de-Beaune, while at the same time practicing the while working as a cooper. Then, 1949 will be a landmark year with the construction of the Château de Grancey in Aloxe- Corton, an important reference in the wine industry. Corton, an important reference for Louis Latour. Then, it will be necessary to wait about thirty years to see the house Louis Latour to settle in Aloxe-Corton. At first, by creating a family cooperage and then by acquiring plots of land on the secondly, by acquiring plots of land in Aloxe-Corton Les Chaillots as well as in Corton and Corton-Bressandes.

Another important date Another important date for the estate is 1797, the year of the creation of the Louis Latour Foundation. The beginning of a beautiful story... In 1815, Louis Latour bought its first parcels under their emblem. The parcel is located in Corton on the finage of the Saint vineyard. The same year, it exported its first barrels to Great Britain. The first winery was built in 1830 at the Château de Grancey on Aloxe-Corton. It took 4 years to finish its construction. The house of Louis Latour continues to and reached 10 hectares in the 1860s. It was already exporting internationally: United States, Russia, London, Brussels... In 1867, Louis Latour continued to develop his business by becoming a merchant. It then moved to Beaune, in the rue des Tonneliers, an address still used today for the company's offices.

From 1870 to 1931, France will experience a devastating attack. Phylloxera, an insect native to California, attacked the French vineyards French vineyards until they were destroyed. The House of Louis Latour will fight against this insect, convinced of the future of wines in Burgundy. of the wines in Burgundy. In the meantime, in 1891, the company bought the Château de Grancey from his family and became the owner of the winery and the the winery, as well as 33 hectares of land in Aloxe-Corton, including 15 hectares of Grands Crus. In the 1890s, phylloxera was raging and the insect attacked especially the Aligoté. It was at this time that the estate decided to plant Chardonnay. The Corton-Charlemagne was born! Always visionary and believing in its wine region, Louis Latour continues to grow. In 1900, it bought Grands Crus in the Côte de Nuits, in the appellations of Romanée-Saint-Vivant and Chambertin. At the same time, it bought an oak forest to guarantee a supply of wood for its cooperage.

A small originality, or a sign of luck and a lucky star. In 1913, Louis Latour acquired a parcel of land on the Chambertin of a plot of land in the Grand Cru Chevalier-Montrachet. In order to know which family would inherit the better half, a coin toss was held. will be tossed. The Louis Latour family will win and get the most coveted parcel. Following the first world war Louis Latour stopped all its wine exports to Germany. The year 1931 will sound the end of the phylloxera. The practice of grafting on American rootstocks becomes from this date a mandatory practice to avoid the attack of the insect. to avoid the attack of the insect. In 1970, the company moved to the Clos Chameroy and built a facility that would cover all the viticultural all the wine-making needs (cooperage, printing, white wine vats, bottling and shipping lines). In 1979, the company the company moved to the Ardèche in order to export its Chardonnay know-how. With its experience in Ardèche, the the company moved to the Var and planted Pinot Noir. It created the Valmoissine estate. In 1998, the House of Louis Latour joined the Forum of Reasoned Agriculture and Respectful of the Environment. A sign of its attachment to its terroir and its respect for nature. In 2003, Louis Latour bought the house Simonnet-Febvre, renowned for its Chablis and Crémants de Bourgogne of great quality. Always with the same thirst for expansion, the house will acquire in 2008 the domain Henry Fessy and its 70 hectares of vineyards. The last big date will be the renovation of the winery and the Château de Grancey between 2011 and 2014.

Nowadays, Louis Latour is a solid and quality wine merchant in Burgundy. A respect for the environment, of Man as well as a viticulture of great quality.  Our wines are 100% in stock in our cellar.

 

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Our Burgundy appellations 

Aloxe-Corton - Beaune - Chablis - Chambertin et ses Grands Crus - Chambolle-musigny - Chassagne-Montrachet - Clos de Vougeot et Vougeot - Corton et ses Grands Crus - Corton-charlemagne - Échezeaux et Grands-Echezeaux - Fixin - Gevrey-Chambertin - Givry - Meursault - Montrachet et ses Grands Crus - Morey saint denis - Nuits St Georges - Other appellations - Pommard - Pouilly-fuissé - Puligny-montrachet - Richebourg - Saint Aubin - Volnay - Vosne-romanée

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Domaine Louis Latour produces 11 wines (9 whites and 2 reds) in the Chassagne Montrachet appellation, including 8 Premiers Crus. The most prestigious according to the opinion of the tasters and in particular Robert Parker are the Premiers Crus Cailleret, Morgeot, Chenevottes and La Grande Montagne. Consult all our Chassagne Montrachet wines

Domaine Louis Latour produces 8 wines (7 whites and 1 red) in the Meursault appellation, including 6 Premiers Crus. The most emblematic of the Domaine according to the opinion of the tasters and in particular Robert Parker are the Premiers Crus Blancs Goutte d'Or, Perrières, Poruzots and Genevrières. Consult all our Meursault wines

Based on the opinions of the tasters, the best wines of Domaine Louis Latour are : Chevalier Montrachet Les Demoiselles 1989, Bâtard-Montrachet 1989 and Corton Charlemagne 1990 in whites. Romanée St Vivant Les Quatre Journaux 2012 and Chambertin Cuvée Héritier 2016 in red. Consult Louis Latour's wine prices

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