LES FORTS DE LATOUR 2nd Wine of Chateau Latour 2005 Bottle - NO DISCOUNT
Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Pauillac | 75cl
£199.95 / £2,399.40 case
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Full Bodied
THE WINE ADVOCATE (Apr 2008) Robert Parker 92 points - "The 2005 Forts de Latour (10,000 cases produced) possesses much of the same character as Latour, but sweeter tannins, more obvious and forward fruit, medium to full body, and a more seductive, plusher style, but not the great stature, richness, and architectural precision of its bigger brother. Nevertheless, it is a gorgeous Pauillac that should drink well for two decades or more.
Latour is always the most difficult Medoc first-growth to find, largely because the vineyard and production are much smaller than its’ peers and because of the severe selection routinely done by owner Francois Pinault and administrator Frederic Engerer."