1996 LES FORTS DE LATOUR 1996
latour les forts de latour 1996
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90-94 / 100

Very good

1996 LES FORTS DE LATOUR 1996

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
209,00 € tax incl. 174,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
92 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(2007)
Amazing aromas of crushed berries and fresh flowers. Full-bodied, with wonderfully velvety tannins and a long, long finish. This wine has wonderful texture and length. What a second wine!
90 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(04-1999)
The dense rubypurple-colored 1996 Les Forts de Latour is exceedingly tannic, with cassis and mushroom-like notes in the aromatics. This full-bodied wine is impressively constituted and one of the finest Forts de Latours of the last two decades.
Features
Vintage Wine 1996
Classification Bordeaux - Second wine
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Latour
Country France
Château informations
Latour

Latour

The Château Latour is a french estate. It is ranked Premier Cru Classé in the Official Classification created in 1855.


There are 2 other Châteaux in the Pauillac appellation which also benefit from the prestigious title of 1er Cru Classé: Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild. 


Created around 1680, Château Latour's vineyard is one of the oldest in the Médoc. At the heart of the estate, the main parcel, called "l'Enclos", is made up of 47 hectares of old vines that are preciously maintained, because only they are able to give birth to the "Grand Vin". The 18 hectares of exterior plots, the vines less than 10 years old and the possibly downgraded cuvées produce the second wine of the estate, "Les Forts de Latour". The wine of Château Latour is an example of regularity regardless of the quality of the vintage. Firm, tannic and concentrated in its youth ...


Latour is the epitome of excellence in good years and bad ones. Among the greatest vintages, the most beautiful achievements of the chateau: 1920, 1929, 1949, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1970, 1982, 1990, 2000.



>> Read more on the article "Latour, Premier Cru Classé in 1855"


>> See all the crus classés of Médoc classification

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