MarsannayLouis Latour

Louis Latour
Louis Latour
  • Production region Côte de Nuits
  • Color Red
  • Classification Communale
  • Vintage 2001

31,30 € tax incl. / Bottles

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Region : Burgundy, Côte de Nuits

Appellation : Marsannay AC

Village : Marsannay

Grape Variety : 100% Pinot Noir

Vineyard Data :

Average Vine Age : 30 years

Soil Composition : Clay

Average Yield : 40hl/ha

Harvest : Hand harvested

Winemaking :

Fermentation Vessel : Vats

Maturation : 10-12 months

Description : Marsannay is the village which marks the northern gateway to the Côte d’Or on leaving Dijon, the capital of Burgundy and home to the Ducs de Bourgogne. This village marks the beginning of the Route des Grands Crus which follows the N6 highway through the Côte d’Or. The wines are renowned for being sturdy and robust due to the rich iron-based soil, they have an intense bouquet of red fruit and a mouth-filling, silky palate with a distinct gamey character and great tannic appeal. Marsannay received its Appellation Contrôlée as recently as 1987 in recognition of the consistently high quality of its wine.

Cellaring Potential To keep for 4-5 years

Suggested Food Match Roasted duck, chicken in wine sauce, lamb stew, Epoisses (matured cheese)

Serving temperature Between 16 & 17°C