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Lot Description: Les Forts de Latour Second Vin 2009
Quantity: 6 Bottles
Label: 6 good appearance
Origin: Private individual
Type of price: -
Type of cellar: Space in a wine storage facility
Recoverable VAT: No
Original Wooden Case: Yes
The original wooden case will be shipped only if requested by the customer when placing the order. It will be subject to extra delivery fees. For lots with a value exceeding €1,000 (excluding transport but including buyer’s premium) the OWC will be automatically sent without any additional charge.
Information about the wine
Classification: Second Vin
Producer/Owner: Groupe Pinault-Printemps-Redoute
Producer: 140000 bottles
Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot
Peak: Drink ideally by 2040
Service temperature (in °C): 16
Information about the producer
Viticulture: Sustainable farming
Size (in ha): 13
Volume: 140000 bottles
Yield (in hl/ha): -
Intensity : Classic
Dominant aroma : Black fruits
Tasting occasion : Wine for ageing
Château Latour's second wine, it is made from grapes harvested from plots at Latour whose vines are less than eight years old. Many people do not consider it to be a ¿second¿ wine, but rather a wine in its own right, with the level of a fifth or even fourth growth. Its imposing tannic structure requires it to be cellared for many years for the tannins to completely soften. A very distinguished wine.*The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.
iDealwine Price corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer
94/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
Peak Drink ideally by 2040
Tasting notes - Extract
"Les Forts de Latour is composed of two-thirds Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot blended with a tiny dollop of Petit Verdot, and finished at 13.5% alcohol. Juicy notes of creme de cassis, licorice, camphor, smoke and crushed rocks are followed by a rich, unctuously textured, thick, juicy, exceptionally pure, long wine." R. Parker (02/2012)
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Original wooden case
The original wooden case will be shipped only if requested by the customer when placing the order. It will be subject to extra delivery fees. For lots with a value exceeding ï¿½1,000 (excluding transport but including buyerï¿½s premium) the OWC will be automatically sent without any additional charge.
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