1995 LES FORTS DE LATOUR 1995
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90-94 / 100

Very good

1995 LES FORTS DE LATOUR 1995

Condition Good

Stock : 12 bottles
234,00 € tax incl. 195,00 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
89 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(02-1998) Latour's second wine, Forts de Latour, is now one of the two or three finest second wines of Bordeaux (Bahans-Haut-Brion and the Clos du Marquis of Leoville Las-Cases are two other personal favorites). The terrific, dark rubypurple-colored 1995 possesses a sweet, jammy black fruit-scented nose intertwined with smoky minerals, earth, and spicy oak. The wine is surprisingly thick and rich in the mouth, with its glycerin and concentration of fruit largely concealing the moderate tannin. This excellent, sweet wine is less powerful, but more accessible than the 1996. 

15 / 20
Autre
Autre

Vinum Wine Magazine (04-1998) 

87 / 100
Jean-Marc Quarin
Jean-Marc Quarin

(09-2005) Tasted blind and not decanted. Dark red color, medium to good intensity. Slight evolution, brilliant. Discreet, fruity, ripe and fresh nose, minty. More merlot when shaken. The entry in mouth is very beautiful, immediately woven and juicy, but the wine passes quickly in the middle. It drinks a little. Average length, a little dry.

90 / 100
Autre
Autre

Tom Cannavan (01-2004) Deep purple/ruby colour. Rounded strawberry tinged nose. Still quite tight. Good grip with earthy tones. Dark herbs. More dense than the 94.

17.5/20
Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson

(02-2011) Dark crimson with a little age at the rim. Beefy, bloody notes on the nose. Quite open. Already quite soft and round on the front palate with fine tannins only on the very end. You could drink this now with food but there is still lots of life in it. More substantial than the 1996 Forts. Vigorous and powerful.

Features
Vintage Wine 1995
Classification Bordeaux - Second wine
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château Latour
Country France
Château informations
Château Latour

Château 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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