Louis Latour - Batard Montrachet - White

Louis Latour - Batard Montrachet - White 2016

White Wine
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Item# LA71-16

Product Ratings

James Suckling 96-97pt

Description

The Grand Cru vineyard of Bâtard-Montrachet lies between the picturesque villages of PulignyMontrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet, home to the world's greatest white wines. Only a small country lane separates this 11.86 hectare vineyard from the great Montrachet itself. Its gentle easterly-facing slope is made up of a deep, rich, gravelly soil which has a limestone base, world renowned for the production of high quality Chardonnay.

Food pairing

Pan-fried sea scallops - saffroned monkfish - lobster thermidor

Harvest

Average vine age 40 years
Soil Gravel, limestone base
Average yield 35 hl/ha
Harvest Hand picked

Vinification

Fermentation Traditional in oak barrels with complete malolactic fermentation
Ageing 8 to 10 months ageing in oak barrels, 100% new
Barrels Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted