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Tasting Two Verticals of Domaine Louis Latour Grand Cru Burgundy

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Maison Louis Latour is more than just a negociant. Within its family of companies is Domaine Louis Latour, the largest owner of Grand Cru acreage in Burgundy. Nearly 70 of Domaine Louis Latour’s 118.6 total acres of Burgundian vines there are Grand Cru. Another 34 acres are Premier Cru.

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Uncovering Treasures Beyond the Golden Gate Bridge

by Chuck Hayward

Tasting through the pinots that were recently poured at the Seventh Annual Marin County Wine Celebration in Larkspur was a revelation. It had been about three years since I last had a chance to immerse myself in the wines from this emerging appellation. And while some of my past impressions were reconfirmed, at the same time, I gained a few fascinating insights that bode well for the region's future:

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