Latour (Les Forts de Latour)

2nd great wine of Château Latour. Pauillac Les Forts de Latour, this wine is undoubtedly one of the largest castles Bordeaux second wines. Since the 1990 vintage, however, the castle offers the premiere. The vines for this wine come from the famous plateau of the Little Batailley. With regard to the plantings, with 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, and the same proportion of cabernet franc, race and style are announced. The proportion of grapes varies depending on the vintage, and the intrinsic quality of the Grand Vin. The Les Forts de Latour vineyards are under 15 years, from plots of the Pen. The breeding is developed in 50% new oak and 50% in barrels the previous year, for about 18 months. .