Latte, also known as Caffe Latte, simply means “coffee with milk” in Italian. It is classical combination of one shot of espresso and steamed milk. The temperature of the milk is partly justified by the fact that Latte is a “fast food” drink and people have it on the go.
If compared to cappuccino, which is renowned for its balance between coffee, milk and foam. Latter is more defined by sweetness of milk.