Louis Latour Gevrey-Chambertin 2009 (12 x 750mL), Burgundy, France.

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Overview

Appellation:Gevrey-Chambertin A.C., Côte de Nuits, Bourgogne, France

Deep red in colour with complex aromas of black fruits, liquorice and leather with smoky undertones. Nice balance in the mouth with supple tannins. An elegant wine with a long finish.

Region:
FRA - Burgundy
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Expert Reviews

Light cherry red. Direct nose that has a hint of boiled sweets about it but also has the richness of Gevrey underneath. Clean and direct. Finishes precisely and refreshingly. Drink 2012-2016:Rating 16/20 - Jancis Robinson (JAN/2011)

Winery Tasting Notes

Grape Varietal

Pinot Noir 100%

Colour

Deep red in colour.

Aroma

The wine shows complex aromas of black fruits, liquorice and leather with smoky undertones.

Palate

Nice balance in the mouth with supple tannins. An elegant wine with a long finish.

Winemaking Note

Traditional fermentation followed by 10 to 12 months in oak barrels.

Gevery-Chambertin

Situated about 10 Km from Dijon, Gevrey-Chambertin is one of the first viticultural villages in the Côte de Nuits. Planted only with Pinot Noir, here with find the hierarchy of the Burgundian appellations: to the North, the premiers crus and to the South the grand crus. The village appellations are gathered on the bottom of the slope. The sparse and pebbly limestone-rich, brown-red soils give the Gevrey-Chambertin power and body. A great Côte de Nuits classic!

Vintage
2009
Region
FRA - Burgundy
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Cork closure

Winery Profile

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The family-run company of Maison Louis Latour is one of the most highly-respected négociant-éléveurs in Burgundy. Renowned throughout the world for the quality of its red and white wines, the company has built a reputation for tradition and innovation.

Regarded as one of the traditional négociant-éléveurs, Maison Louis Latour is the producer of some of the finest Burgundian wines but has also pioneered the production of fine wines from outside of the confines of Burgundy.

These wines from the Ardèche and the Côteaux de Verdon are slowly gaining esteem for their unmatchable quality outside of Burgundy.

Maison Louis Latour respects Burgundian traditions for the vinification of its red wines from the harvest to the final product. Only the finest grapes are selected and placed into traditional French oak vats for a short period of fermentation.

Maison Louis Latour is the oldest remaining, family-run winegrower/merchant in Burgundy. It has achieved this enviable position by a readiness to change with the times and by staying at the forefront of innovation in winemaking and marketing.

In 1999, the sixth Louis Latour, passed the running of the business into the hands of his son, Louis-Fabrice. Since joining in 1989, Louis-Fabrice has introduced new management skills and ideas. He is a strong advocate of the family philosophy of integrating modern innovations with the best of established traditions. According to Louis-Fabrice, it is an unwritten rule in the family that each generation should leave something new for future generations. His unwavering commitment to quality will continue Maison Louis Latour’s already well-established reputation.

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