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1999 Louis Latour - Corton-Charlemagne

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  • 90 WS
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SKU: 48568-1999-750-3A
  • Rating: 90

    Quite impressive, mainly because it's so dense. Delivers lime, mineral, wet earth and matchstick notes. Has great length, but the finish is slightly coarse.
    Author: Per-Henrik Mansson
  • Rating: 91

    The 1999 Corton-Charlemagne offers mineral and stone aromas. Medium-bodied, fat, and wide, yet elegant, it is a well-balanced, austere wine. Minerals, white fruits, and toasty oak can be discerned in this wine's character as well as throughout its impressively long finish.
    Author: Pierre Rovani
  • Rating: 91

    Bigger and richer than the 2000 version and though the underlying character is essentially identical, there is less overall finesse and detail. The '99 packs a real flavor punch and I very much like the typicity displayed here. This will probably be slightly longer lived than the 2000.
    Issue: 3rd Quarter, 2002
  • Self | Rating: 88

    AAt an Acker tasting at 81. The Latour's are similar to older California's, lush, rich but with no complexity. Fair, some thought it would develop. I would pass
    Author: Ricknat1
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Great example of CC. Rich, with minerality and acidity for the long haul, yet very approachable
    Author: Reed D
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Medium-full bodied but very smooth on the palate with a pleasant, nutty finish. Drinking very well now, should be good for at least another 2-3 years.
    Author: Scooter
The family-run company of Maison Louis Latour is one of the most highly-respected negociant-eleveurs in Burgundy. The Latour family founded the "Maison de negoce" in 1797 and it is still based in Beaune today. The company has built a reputation for tradition and innovation and is renowned throughout the world for the quality of its red and white wines.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 144 bottles owned
  • 35 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 91
    (Out of 35 collectors)