Domaine et Maison Louis Latour
Louis Latour's family continue for more than 200 years, Burgundy's leading beer. It is famous as the creator of one of the two great Burgundy white wine [corton-Charlemagne].
King Colton, owned and now in the Cote d'Or of the largest Grand Cru, 1er Cru (village Fukazawa) and over 60 ha!
* Numerous own premium vineyard
Louis Latour who keeps the family in Burgundy. Its history is in 1731, clan and own vineyards in the heart of Burgundy Cote de Beaune, first worked on the grape-growing and cask. Clan emigrated to aloxe-corton village in 1768 greeted founded as a Brewer and négociants (wine broker) 1797 in France after the revolution, braved the aftermath of the revolution still remains, gradually expanded the field House.
* Classic wine born from the difficulties
To the success of the big opportunity was a bold reform by the 4th-generation family head. Corton Charlemagne and planted saplings during late 19 century, he became devastated by phylloxera (voracious vineyard pests) European vineyards Pinot Noir classic the Colton hills, did not imagine anyone until it Chardonnay, was touted as one of the two major white wines of Burgundy after the birth is. Through these efforts and success are the Louis Latour nowOwns the Cote d'Or of the largest Grand Cru (upland special grade)Has grown up to Burgundy's leading creators.
* Innovative inherited ESPRIT
It was to find out without difficulty and present to settle for 4th-generation clan over the predicament of the phylloxera damage, in 1895, gave birth to white masterpiece 'corton Charlemagne' driving force with fresh ideas and bold challenge minds a new way forward "spirit of innovation".
Expanded the field House without giving way at a difficult time for France immediately after the revolution since its inception. Louis Latour, this innovative spirit is alive from the beginning. And believed the former head who is keep and inherit this spirit better than wine, lead to the seat of one of the world. Very reason successful sixth generation family head in the Ardèche and var regions Burgundy non-see through the excellence of its soil, planted grapes, are rated current, high Ardeche Chardonnay, Domaine de valmoissin Pinot Noir also practiced this innovative spirit.
In addition to currently 7 kyuzaemon [Louis-Fabrice, Latour said: also in this always,On hand to keep the tradition always in the pursuit of innovative technologies, working on the latest wine-making.
* Manufacturing in our own
Birth of the great wines of Burgundy is aged for about 12 months what time to join, largely concerned with the quality of the barrel. Louis Latour also fully recognize its importance and, in their own barrel factory.Without barrel-making is mechanized never even today skilled craftsmen manually.In has been made, technological excellence and wisdom is from father to son unbroken and, supporting the quality of the wine assets are.
And the barrels are currently 2,000 Ding more than produced annually and, half from the height of quality, are exported to world renowned wineries. In Japan, which has a winery label wine face as well 1 more than a century, changed little in the unchanging design and printThat "things related to products in their" commitment philosophyThe ages are firmly.
* VIP world and [Louis Latour]
-Wine called Queen
Outbreak of World War II last year,Great Britain [George VI] is when meeting with France, led the reigning queen, between the Versailles palace of glass held a dinner, "Colton, Glancey 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 menu was served at the Elysee Palace, is often exposed and is always talking about.Corton Charlemagne and corton granceyAlso, has appeared in many key scenes. In 1958,[Charles de Gaulle General Charles de Gaulle] is exactly that day moved into the Elysee Palace ", Colton grancey 1947 'Former President [René Coty said Rene Jules Gustave Coty] with reportedly emptied.
Many United States Presidents has been treated at the Elysee Palace regularly. You must be of Louis LatourChambertin elite, "corton grancey', and corton CharlemagneWe enjoyed.[Eisenhower President Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower] even that one, Louis Latour wines were drunk twice in two days.
In 1976, [and Giscard d'Estaing French President Valery Giscard Giscard],Hosted in France Embassy, American independence bicentennial festivities for visits to the bring and Louis Latour's "Chambertin 1966' he [President Gerald Ford"Jerry"Gerald Rudolph Ford] offer to the gala dinner to celebrateAre you.
In Japan-foreign policy
The 2/25/2002 article in the New York Times[Junichiro Koizumi: Prime Minister at the Foreign Ministry's 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.
| Beaune 1797 the founding lamarcus négociants. Henri lamarcus has no heirs and died in 1867, Louis Latour III inherited it, founded Maison Louis Latour.
In sold 35 ha at the end of the 19 century, Glancey Earl Grand Cru corton to Domaine Louis Latour from Latour House embarked on the expansion of vineyards, today, is the topographical map from Juve re Chambertin until Puligny-Montrachet 45.78 ha.
Especially white wine making quite a reputation for reserved 9 ha corton Charlemagne is a billboard of Louis Latour. Louis III was planted Chardonnay to the southwestern slopes of the limestone of Colton is.
7th Louis Fabrice Latour is now taking over the Domaine grape growing and winemaking are embracing the conductor Denis Feltsman and Jean-Pierre jovial. Also, embarked in the var region Pinot Noir cultivation after the Louis Latour is quickly focused on the potential in South Ardeche Chardonnay producer, had great success as a pioneer in this van de pays, and that emboldened.
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