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Château La Tour de By Cru Bourgeois  2012 - Lot of 3 Magnums

Château La Tour de By Cru Bourgeois 2012

A wine produced in the pure Médoc tradition. Powerful, some years in the cellar will allow it to soften and develop an impressive fruitiness.

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Lot Description: Château La Tour de By Cru Bourgeois 2012

Lot description

  • Quantity 3 Magnums
  • Level:3 into-neck
  • Label: 3 good appearance
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Médoc
  • Classification: Cru Bourgeois
  • Producer/Owner: Marc Pagès
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 2% Petit verdot, 4% Cabernet franc
  • Peak: Drink until 2022
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 74
  • Volume: 500000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Vinified in barrels (with one third renewed each year), these deep coloured, richly aromatic wines have excellent ageing potential. They are some of the Médoc's most powerful wines, but retain plenty of fruitiness as they mature in the bottle.

    Perfectly located on the first gravelly hilltops overlooking the Gironde estuary, Château La Tour de By produces a breathtaking wine. The property was promoted to Cru Bourgeois Supérieur status in the 2003 revision of the 1932 classification.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink until 2022