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Backed by a very positive ICOMOS report, France reiterates its objective to secure the inscription of the Climats de Bourgogne on the World Heritage List during the "9th session of the World Heritage Committee, due to take place in Bonn (Germany) from June 28th to July 8th, 2015.
A land that lends itself to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the Bourgogne wine region comprises 100 Appellations d’Origine Contrôlées, and hosts some 90 tourist-friendly festivals throughout the year. To explore, to savor, and to have fun, just follow the guide!
This latest vintage is very promising indeed, with good yields, although it will not completely make up for low levels of stock. After another year of surprising weather, September lived up to to its reputation and played its part to the full in terms of ripening the grapes.
In 2014, the United States, for the first time in years, became the leading export market by volume for Bourgogne wines, just ahead of the UK (respectively 18.4% and 18.2% in 2014). Since 2011, it has been the leading importer of Bourgogne wines in terms of value (21.6% of total export revenue in 2014).
The Bourgogne wine region is starting a new campaign with optimism, after a temporary shortfall in production. The 2014 harvest was of excellent quality, and came as a great relief to the sector, with forecast volumes higher than in recent years.
We are pleased to officially announce the launch of our new website. More modern and complete, we hope that it will answer your needs in terms of information and content on Maison Louis Latour and more generally about the Burgundy region: www.louislatour.com