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2011 Chateau Latour 1er Cru, Pauillac

2011 Chateau Latour 1er Cru, Pauillac

2011 Chateau Latour 'Les Forts de Latour', Pauillac

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FORLAT11
90

90-92 - RPJ

One of the finest second wines now being made, Les Forts de Latour comes from the same parcel every year. The 2011 is composed of 61.5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 38.5% Merlot. Forty-three percent of the Latour production was relegated to this cuvee. Its opaque purple colour is accompanied by a big, sweet nose of creme de cassis, underbrush, licorice and incense. Medium to full-bodied, deep, fleshy and already appealing, this 2011 should gain complexity over the next 5-7 years, and last for 15-20.

Robert Parker Jr 
Wine Advocate #200

The Les Forts de Latour is a blend of 61.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 0.5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a strict, clinical bouquet with blackberry, boysenberry, crushed stone and a strong graphite seam. The palate is very precise on the entry, a little grainy in texture with fine minerality. It is unashamedly classic, nothing out of place, a second wine with its shirt tucked in and its tie done right up to the collar...and I like it for that. Tasted April 2012.

90-92- pts; Neal Martin 
Wine Journal May 2012


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Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Traditional
Country France
Region Pauillac
Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Vintage 2011
Bottle Size 750ml
Wine Points 90
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