Domaine et Maison et Louis Latour
Domaine et Maison Louis Latour
Louis Latour's is a family-run more than 200 years, Burgundy's leading maker. Famous as a creator of one of the two major white wine [corton-Charlemagne]! King Colton, owned and now in the Cote d'Or of the largest Grand Cru and Premier Cru (village Fukazawa) reaching 60 ha!
* Many own premium vineyard
"Louis Latour" is a family-run continued in the Burgundy Domaine. History in 1731, clan and own vineyards in the heart of Burgundy Côte de Beaune, first worked on the viticulture and the cask. Clan in 1768, who moved to the village of aloxe-corton, France immediately after the revolution, in 1797, founded as a Brewer and négociants (wine broker) and braved the aftermath of the revolution still remains, gradually expanded the farm-house.
* Classic wine born from the difficulty
To the success of the big opportunity was a major reform by the 4th-generation family head. I gave birth to after will be a prize for one of the two great white wines of Burgundy and planted a sapling of the corton Hill ever imagined anyone, when in the late 19th century European vineyards was devastated by phylloxera (voracious vineyard pests) instead of traditional Pinot Noir Chardonnay, corton Charlemagne. Through these efforts and success, "Louis Latour",Owns the Cote d'Or of the largest Grand Cru (selected field)Grew up to the creators of the best Burgundy.
* The spirit of innovation that is inherited
It was to try to see in without difficulty and present to settle for 4th generation head over the predicament of phylloxera damage, gave birth to white masterpiece "corton Charlemagne" in 1895, the driving force behind innovative ideas and bold challenge mind new "spirit of innovation".
Expanded the vineyards without having to succumb, since its inception at a difficult time for France immediately after the revolution. "Louis Latour", this innovative spirit is alive from the beginning. And believed, lead to the seat of the world's leading creators produce wines that continue to inherit this spirit is the head of the former. From the success of the sixth generation family head in the Ardèche and var regions of Burgundy non-see through the excellence of its soil, planted grapes, currently undergoing highly Ardeche Chardonnay, Domaine de valmoissin Pinot Noir also practiced this innovative spirit.
7 kyuzaemon [Louis-Fabrice, Latour said: also, tooIn the meantime to keep tradition, always in pursuit of innovative technologies, is working on the latest wine-making.
* Making your own
Quality barrel aged for about 12 months to significantly involved in the birth of the great wines of Burgundy. Also see Louis Latour"and fully recognize the importance of the barrel factories are owned by your company.Without the need to mechanize the cask is still skilled craftsmen manuallyFrom the birth. Technological excellence and wisdom handed down from father to child, supports the quality of the wine assets.
And the barrels, currently produce 2000-more than annually, half from the high quality of exports to world renowned wineries. In Japan, which has a winery label wine look like 1 more than a century, changed little, and printed in the unchanging designPhilosophical commitment that "those involved in the product in his hand"That has been firmly.
* VIP world and [Louis Latour]
-Wine called Queen
Outbreak of World War II last year,Great Britain [George VI], when meeting with France, led the reigning queen among the Versailles palace of glass held a dinner, "Colton, Glancey 1919"Decadent.8/15/1938 with magazine "LIFE" magazine, this dinner at the reigning Queen "little Colton... ' and requested, and has been posted.
-Staple of the Elysée Palace
Frequently published content of the menu was served at the Elysee Palace, and always will be the topic."Corton grancey" and corton CharlemagneAlso, has appeared in many key scenes. In 1958,[Charles de Gaulle General Charles de Gaulle] was moved to the Elysee Palace the day "Colton, Glancey 1947"Former President [René Coty said Rene Jules Gustave Coty] along with the drink.
Many of the United States President on a regular basis are welcomed at the Elysee Palace. In that case make sure Louis Latour's"Chambertin elite" and "corton grancey", corton CharlemagneWe enjoyed.[Eisenhower President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower] also Louis Latour has served twice in two days, that alone.
In 1976, [and Valéry Giscard d'Estaing French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing],Hosted by the Embassy of France, visited the United States for the festivities of the bicentennial anniversary of independence as bring Louis Latour's "Chambertin 1966' he [President Gerald Ford"Jerry"Gerald Rudolph Ford] for a gala dinner to celebrateAre you.
2/25/2002 article in the New York Times,[Junichiro Koizumi: Prime Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Iikura [United States President George w. Bush] and lunch together and then took pictures of the handshake, the finest Japanese sake and Louis Latour's "batard-Montrachet 1996"Was reported, was entertaining.