Latour Aloxe-Corton 1996

Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France

$27.99
Item No. 19792
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Aloxe-Corton has been the home of the Latour family and the heart of Domaine Louis Latour for centuries. Surrounding this famed village, the vineyards of Domaine Louis Latour yield a classic Aloxe-Corton. This wine has an inviting, warm red colour, which leads to an earthy, spicy, tannic palate which mellows beautifully with age.

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Learn About Latour

1997 marked the bicentenary of Maison Louis Latour. There has been a Louis Latour at the company for seven generations. Originally from the village of Aloxe Corton, the Latour family acquired a large domaine as well as the Chateau Corton Grancey in the 19th century. Chateau Corton Grancey is surrounded by the vineyards of Corton.

Learn About Burgundy

The region of Burgundy is the fairytale land of vines. There are stories of kings, conquerors and commoners recounting the seductive effects of a Burgundian wine. Even now, many wine aficionados and lovers will pinpoint their most memorable wine moment at that first taste of an aged Burgundy. Much of this can be related to the terroir of Burgundy. Centuries of winemaking have...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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