Louis Latour - Chateau Corton Grancey

Red Wine Louis Latour - Chateau Corton Grancey 2015

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Item# LA01-15

Product Ratings

Wine Spectator 94pt
Wine Enthusiast 95pt
Burghound 93pt
Robert Parker 93pt

Description

"Grancey" was the name of the last owners of the chateau situated on the road of Corton, before the Latour family bought it in 1891. This wine, produced by Maison Louis Latour, is unique and exclusive. It is a blend of four areas of Domaine Latour Corton Grand Cru: Bressandes, Perrieres, Greves and Clos du Roi, the proportions of which vary depending on the vintage. The average age of the vines is over 40 years. After aging individually, only the best barrels are assembled to create the Ch√Ęteau Corton Grancey. It is a wine that is produced only if the grapes are of a perfect maturity, vintages judged inferior are systematically declassified.

Food pairing

Wild boar - roasted beef - roasted quail - duck "a l'orange" - mature cheeses

The vine

Average vine age 40 years
Soil Marl and limestone
Average yield 35 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
 

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