2015 Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne

- 750 ml
97
JS
Availability: In Stock
Louis Latour Corton Wine Reviews
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81944-750-AI

Wine Critic Reviews:

So perfumed with exotic, tropical-fruit aromas that draw you into the glass. Full-bodied, layered and textured with soft creamy tannins and light stone and walnut undertones. Gun flint. Always a fantastic white. So constant. Drink or hold.

James Suckling | 97 JS
A flagship wine for this producer, this is rich and seductive, opulent even. Bold yellow fruits, ripe apples and pears are surrounded by a youthful texture that will allow it to age. The fruit and the touches of wood are still present, but will integrate beautfully. Drink this wine from 2023.

Wine Enthusiast | 95 WE
Vanilla, clove and toast notes shade the core flavors of apple, melon and stone in this rangy white. Balanced in a broad-shouldered way, this offers echoes of mineral and spice on the long finish. Best from 2020 through 2033. 3,400 cases made.

Wine Spectator | 94 WS
As usual a gourmand, rich rendition of Corton-Charlemagne, with a nose of ripe Meyer lemon, candied lime, hazelnut and oak vanillin. This is followed by a thick, glossy palate with just a touch of acerbity on the finish detracting from the wine's precision. This is very much for those who appreciate big, bold, textural whites. Drinking Window 2018 - 2026

Decanter | 91 DEC
As with several of the, mostly unbottled, wines in the range, there is enough reduction to push the underlying fruit to the background. Otherwise there is solid power and punch to the medium weight plus flavors that are not as dense as one might expect given the vintage but the finishing balance and complexity are lovely. Note that this appears to possess very good upside development potential.

Burghound | 90-93 BH

Sokolin 2015 Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne Tasting Notes:

Drinking a finely crafted, delicious Chardonnay can be an uplifting, enlightening experience. It feels like a conversation with the land itself, as well as with the hard-working, passionate souls who put their love into the wine. No one who tastes Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne leaves unsatisfied, and we're sure you'll be no exception.



It all starts with a single whiff, where the aromatic bouquet unfolds with the grace and poise of a playful ballerina. Notes of tropical fruits, fresh pears, and bold apples take center stage, followed by an encore of lush melon and crushed minerals. The more time you spend on the nose, the more diverse and colorful it becomes, and the perfume's refreshing lift never seems to fade. The scents are fragrant and intoxicating enough to send your mind soaring towards the cosmos, and that's before you've even tasted the wine!



On the palate, this full-bodied beauty surges forth, displaying layer after layer of deep, intense flavor. The tannins are soft and creamy, like a tasteful spoon of pudding after a meal. The textures are complex, meshing well with the intense aromatics on display. Traces of delicate vanilla and warm toast sneak into the mix over time, and the wine's lengthy, precise attack translates perfectly towards the finish. That finish is astonishingly long, generous and seductive, pulling you back in with elegance and ease.

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Availability In Stock
Vintage 2015
Format 750 ml
Color White
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Louis Latour: With a history of almost three full centuries, Maison Louis Latour proves to be one of Burgundy's most versatile and alluring wineries today. They show an almost inhuman level of dedication when it comes to producing absolutely awe-inspiring wines of both the red and white categories. Burgundy's immense reputation is built thanks to the efforts of estates like Maison Louis Latour, and we see nothing but the brightest future ahead of them. With a strong terroir influence and breathtaking flavor profiles, they have got the market cornered. The whites on offer are thick and creamy, yet refreshing, like the most amazing desert at a reputable. Meanwhile, their reds squeeze every bit of delicious potential from the gentle plums and juicy, ripe cherries. If you want to surprise your loved ones with some exquisite wine, Latour's finest bottles is the way.
Rating 97 JS
Region Burgundy: Situated just west of the beautiful river Saone, the hills and valleys of Burgundy stand as they have stood since medieval times, and you can almost hear the cheerful chatter of vineyard workers from miles away. Indeed, France's identity in the world of wine would be incomplete without the inclusion of Burgundy and its many viticultural achievements. Every little sub-region of the area boasts a unique soil composition, which, when combined with the area's climate conditions, creates an incredibly diverse and appealing selection of fine wines. Every new bottle is an adventure of its own, and a snapshot of its birthplace. You could spend years sampling great Burgundian wines, and you would still have a lot to learn, which is what makes the region so compelling for veterans and novice wine lovers alike. No matter what your taste in wines may be, there is a winery in Burgundy that could mesmerize your mind and make your senses scream with joy. And what better way to spend a comfy summer afternoon with your friends and family than with a classy bottle from some of the region's most reputable wineries? From the noble slopes of Cote d'Or to the flatlands near various settlements, let us help you on your journey as we explore Burgundy's most delicious and renowned wines.
Type of Wine Burgundy White: No one can express the full potential of Chardonnay quite like the visionaries from Burgundy. With an almost entirely single-minded devotion to the noble varietal in question, they continue to push the boundaries of quality, to the joy of their many fans worldwide. Discover the nuances of every producer and come out changed forever.
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Varietal Chardonnay: Isn't just the most popular white wine in the world - it's angelic. Anyone with a developed taste for fine wine would struggle to maintain composure after tasting some of the stronger vintages of this masterpiece. Aside from France and the United States, you can expect to encounter bottles from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Italy, Chile, and quite a few others. Every region that produces quality Chardonnay tends to add their own spin to it by including a lot of delicious fruits and changing up their techniques
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