Burgundy is an insular, traditional place where it is rare for outsiders to establish a new domaine. So brothers Armand and Louis Cottin did the next best thing: They reinvented an existing one. The Cottins, whose family had been in the silk business in Lyon since 1811, were novices to the wine trade when they invested in Domaine Labouré-Roi, in 1973.
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