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  • Country ranking ?

    7 105
  • Producer ranking ?

    92
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

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The Story

Les Forts de Latour takes its name from an historic plot in the « Enclos ». The wine was first labelled with this name in 1966 and constant work on developing its quality has resulted in its achieving the level of a Médoc Grand Cru Classé.

Les Forts de Latour is produced with the same meticulous care as the Grand Vin, both in the vineyard and in the winery. The only notable difference, apart from the origin of the grapes, is the proportion of new barrels (50 to 60%) used in the maturing stage.

The blend for Forts de Latour can vary from one year to the next but there is always a higher proportion of Merlot (25 to 30%) compared to the Grand Vin.

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Deep and Ruby red

ending

Medium

taste

Average in Acidity, Medium tannin, Balanced and Dry

Verdict

Fine

Written Notes

Color is deep ruby with a garnet rim. Nose was bit vibrant with the notes of cassis, smoke meat, leather, tobacco leaves. On the palate it had a great minreality and acidity with a softer tannins. The finish was medium .

  • 90p

Deep purple red with garnet red hue and almost black centre. Opulent nose with elegant and mild spices, vanilla, gingerbread, hints of dark berries and berry jam, almost balmy notes.

  • 88p
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Origin

Pauillac, Bordeaux

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