Louis Latour Montrachet Grand Cru 2014 (1x75cl)
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Louis Latour Montrachet Grand Cru 2014 (1x75cl)

HK$8,250.00

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Le Montrachet Grand Cru covers only 8 hectares between Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. This particular area was known during the 13th century as ‘Mont Rachas’.’La rache’ in the Burgundian dialect is commonly known as ringworm, a skin disease that causes hair loss. This baldness gives its name to the bare and stony hillside, which grew only thorny bushes until vines were planted. The terroir of Montrachet is a notable exception because its brown soils, usually reserved for Pinot Noir, transform here the Chardonnay into one of the greatest white wines in the world. The east exposure captures sunlight later in the evening. These factors are critical to achieve optimal ripeness. Our grapes come from a parcel with an area of 0.80 hectares which extends from the top to the bottom of the slope in the central part of North Montrachet, situated on the Puligny-Montrachet side.

Tasting Note

With a nice golden colour, our Montrachet-Grand Cru 2014 reveals vanilla, brioche and white flower aromas. On the palate, power and freshness dominate, with lemon and almond paste notes. Beautiful length.

Food Pairing

Great shellfish – lobster – fish – foie gras