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Château Latour-Martillac Cru Classé de Graves  2000 - Lot of 6 Bottles
Château Latour-Martillac Cru Classé de Graves  2000 - Lot of 6 Bottles Château Latour-Martillac Cru Classé de Graves  2000 - Lot of 6 Bottles Château Latour-Martillac Cru Classé de Graves  2000 - Lot of 6 Bottles

Château Latour-Martillac Cru Classé de Graves 2000

  • €215
  • Price per bottle: €35,83
    Previous price: €252
  • Discount: 17 %
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Lot Description: Château Latour-Martillac Cru Classé de Graves 2000

Lot description

  • Quantity 6 Bottles
  • Level:4 base of neck, 2 into-neck
  • Label: 6 very slightly marked label, 1 very slightly damaged label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pessac-Léognan
  • Classification: Cru Classé de Graves
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Kressmann
  • Vintage: 2000
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot 5% Petit verdot
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 35
  • Volume: 120000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • On tasting, Château Latour Martillac's wines are harmonious, balanced and elegant. They are particularly seductive and well-rounded in great vintages.

    Château Latour Martillac (Latour being written as one word since 1990) takes its name from the 12th century tower that stands at its entrance. The vineyard lies on a fine gravelly hill near the village of Martillac. Acquired by Alfred Kressmann in 1930, the property is now managed by his descendants, Tristan and Loïc Kressmann. The original label designed by Alfred Kressmann and his son Jean in 1934 is still used on bottles of Château Latour Martillac, which was served in 1936 by the Wine and Spirit Benevolent Society in London at the banquet for the coronation of George VI of England. The vineyard is planted on a sandy-clay and gravel soil and produces both red and white wines, the latter accounting for 20 to 25% of the harvest depending on the year. After the carefully conducted harvests, the grapes are destemmed and sorted by hand. The red wines are made from a blend of three grape varieties (60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot) and aged for 15 to 18 months in oak barrels, one third of which are renewed each year. Only the best batches are used in the grand vin, with grapes from the younger vines being used to make wines under the Lagrave Martillac label. The white grape varieties, consisting of 55% Sémillon, 40% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Muscadelle, are picked in a series of selective harvests as they ripen. The white wines are matured on the lees for a year, and then bottled in dark bottles, to protect them as they age for several decades.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

89/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
92/100Wine Spectator
16,5/20Jancis Robinson
90/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak To drink

Tasting notes - Extract
" Ce vin d'un rubis-pourpre dense évolué dégage au nez des notes de doux cèdre, de prune, de groseille et d'herbes fraîches qui se prolongent en bouche, ou l'on décèle encore d'amples et luxuriantes flaveurs de cèdre, de mûre, de cassis et de fumé. Ce vin moyennement corsé, mûr concentré et étoffé, est une belle réussite." Source : R. Parker (01/03)