Les Forts de Latour Second Vin 2004 - Lot of 3 Bottles
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Les Forts de Latour Second Vin 2004

     
  • Black fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
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  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 2.25L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

Far more than just a second wine, this cuvée already boasts all the elegance, density and depth of the wines produced at the legendary Château Latour. More info

  • Quantity: 3 Bottles
  • Level: 3 into-neck
  • Label: 3 good appearance
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: Second Vin
  • Producer/Owner: Artemis
  • More information....

Les Forts de Latour Second Vin serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Bavette aux échalottes, Pigeon rôti et poêlé de cèpes, Gibelote de lapin.

Peak: Drink until 2022

  • Vintage score: 15/20
  • What the experts say...

    "The 2004 Forts de Latour (includes 75% Cabernet Sauvignon) reveals a deep ruby/purple hue, classic evolved cedary, lead pencil, and cassis characteristics, medium body, beautiful sweetness of fruit, and a more forward, evolved character than its big sibling." R. Parker (06/2007)

    Lot presentation
    Les Forts de Latour Second Vin

    Cuvée presentation

    Château Latour's second wine, 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 cru classé. Its imposing tannic structure requires it to be cellared for many years to completely soften. A very distinguished wine.

    Information about domain Château Latour

    Created in around 1680, Château Latour is one of the oldest vineyards in the Médoc. There is a central plot known as the Enclos with 47 hectares of old vines that are maintained with extreme care, as these are the ones used to make the grand vin. Another 18 hectares of external plots, consisting of vines less than ten years-old and potentially declassified plots are used to produce the property's second wine, Les Forts de Latour. For further information, visit Château Latour

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 3 Bottles
    • Level: 3 into-neck
    • Label: 3 good appearance
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
    • Classification: Second Vin
    • Producer/Owner: Artemis
    • Vintage: 2004
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2022
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Sustainable farming 
    • Size (in ha): 13
    • Volume: 140000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot

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