Domaine et Maison Louis Latour
Louis Latour's Burgundy family continue for more than 200 years, representing beer. It is famous as the creator of one of the 2 large white Bourgogne [corton-Charlemagne].
King Colton, owned and now in Cote d'Or of the largest Grand Cru and Premier Cru (village Fukazawa) reaching 60 ha!
* Numerous own premium vineyard
"Louis Latour" are holding the family in Burgundy. Its history is 1731 clan and owned vineyard in the heart of Burgundy Côte de Beaune, began working on viticulture and cask. Clan had emigrated in 1768 in aloxe-corton village celebrates founding as a Brewer and négociants (wine broker) France immediately after the revolution, in 1797, and gradually expanded their field braved the aftermath of the revolution still remains.
* Classic wine born from the difficulty
To the success of the big opportunity was a bold reform by the 4th-generation family head. It is planting saplings of the Colton hills until then anyone imagined, in the late 19 century he European vineyards by phylloxera (voracious vineyard pests) devastated when, instead of traditional Pinot Noir Chardonnay, was touted as one of the two major white wines of Burgundy after corton Charlemagne, gave birth. Through these efforts and successes, "Louis Latour" are nowOwns the Cote d'Or of the largest Grand Cru (upland special grade)Has grown up to the creators of the best Burgundy.
* Innovative inherited ESPRIT
It was to find out without difficulties and status quo to settle for driving force of 4th generation head of phylloxera damage, gave birth to white masterpiece "corton Charlemagne" in 1895, with fresh ideas and bold challenge minds a new way forward "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 the former head who continue and inherit this spirit is better than wine, leads to the creators of the world's leading seat. Significant reason why successful sixth generation family head in the Ardèche and var regions non-Burgundian excellence of its soil, planted grapes the currently has received acclaim Ardeche Chardonnay, Domaine de valmoissin Pinot Noir, also practiced this innovative spirit.
In addition to currently 7 kyuzaemon [Louis-Fabrice Latour Mr.,] also it always,On the other hand to keep the tradition always in pursuit of innovative technology, committed to the latest wine-making.
* Production of the company
Birth of the great wines of Burgundy, aged for about 12 months one time together, largely concerned with the quality of the barrel. Also see Louis Latour"fully recognize the importance of the barrel factories are owned by your company.Without barrel-making is mechanized never even today skilled craftsmen with the manualIn has been made, its outstanding technology and wisdom, from father to child unbroken and supporting the quality of the wine assets are.
And its barrels are now produced each year 2000 exactly more than and half from the height of quality, are exported to world renowned wineries. 1 more than a century, changed little in Japan, which has a winery label wine faces as well as printed and unchanging designThat "things related to products in their" commitment philosophyThat has been firmly throughout the ages.
* VIP world and [Louis Latour]
-Wine Queen is called
[George VI] the outbreak of World War II last year, Britain has led Queen Elizabeth II present, the Mayor of France. The Versailles palace glass between held a dinner,"And corton grancey 1919"Decadent.8/15/1938 with magazine "LIFE" magazine in this dinner party is the reigning Queen "little Colton...." and sought, and has been posted.
-Staple of the Elysée Palace
Contents of the menu was served at the Elysee Palace was frequently published, are always going on about. Of course "corton grancey" and corton Charlemagne, also has appeared in many key scenes. In 1958, General de Gaulle was transferred to the Elysee Palace to the very day"And corton grancey 1947"Reportedly emptied with Coty's former President.
Many United States Presidents regularly has been treated at the Elysee Palace. You always enjoyed "corton grancey", and corton Charlemagne and Louis Latour's "Chambertin elite". President Eisenhower also alone, Louis Latour wines has come twice in two days.
In 1976, [President Giscard-d'Estaing Buddha], visited independence 200th anniversary festivities for America. Was held at the Embassy of France, the bring Louis Latour's "Chambertin 1966" he [President Gerald Ford] offers to the gala dinner to celebrate.
The 2/25/2002 article in the New York TimesAfter Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi took photos of shaking hands with United States President George w. Bush at the Foreign Ministry's Iikura lunch together, and the finest of Japanese sake and Louis Latour's "batard-Montrachet 1996"Was reported, was entertaining.
| Beaune in 1797 the founding lamarcus négociants. Henri lamarcus has no heirs and died in 1867, Louis Latour III inherited it, founded Maison Louis Latour.
Is sold at the end of the 19 century, Glancey Earl Grand Cru corton to 35-hectare Domaine Louis Latour from Latour House embarked on the expansion of vineyards, today, the and topography from Juve re-Chambertin Puligny-Montrachet until 45.78 ha.
Especially white winemaking is quite a reputation for 9 ha, comprising corton Charlemagne Louis Latour signs. Louis III was planted Chardonnay on the southwestern slopes of the limestone of Colton's.
Louis Fabrice Latour for the seventh generation is now taking over, Domaine viticulture and winemaking, be led by conductor Denis Feltsman and Jean-Pierre jovial. Also embarked on Pinot Noir grown in the var region, after Louis Latour is quickly focused on the potential in South Ardeche Chardonnay producers, had great success as a pioneer in this van de pays, and that emboldened.
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