Louis Latour - Chassagne-Montrachet - Red

Louis Latour - Chassagne-Montrachet - Red 2014

Red Wine

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Item# LA24-14

Description

Chassagne-Montrachet and its neighbour Puligny-Montrachet are well-known for their Grand Crus, the most famous being the Montrachet. However, apart from these white Grand Crus, Chassagne-Montrachet also produces outstanding red wines. These wines have good body and their structure is reminiscent of the reds from the Côte de Nuits.

Food pairing

Grilled meat - filet mignon of veal - mature cheeses

The Vine

Average vine age: 30 years
Soil: Chalk and clay
Average yield: 40 hl/ha
Harvest: Hand picked

Vinification and Ageing

Fermentation Traditional in open vats
Ageing 10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 35% new
Barrels: Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted