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2006 Les Forts de Latour, Pauillac 6×1.5L

JR16RP92VM91

£2,270 / CasePrices are In Bond excl. Duty & VAT

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UK Stock: ETA to UK address 8-12 weeks
SKU: LXSIB101030920060601500 Categories: ,
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Tasting Notes

Robert Parker – 92

Tasted at Bordeaux Index’s annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Les Forts de Latour has a much more precise and lively bouquet than the Le Petit Mouton: blackberry, briary and vanilla emerging from the glass, suggesting that it needs another couple of years to reach its peak. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, commendable depth of fruit and tangible mineralité. This is better than some of the Pauillac Grand Vins, such is the detail and energy on the finish. Superb. Tasted January 2016. [Neal Martin, 28/09/2017]

Anticipated maturity: 2016-2035

JancisRobinson.com – 16

Tasted blind. Dark crimson. Very solid and a little cheesy as well as being very chewy. Bit stolid. Worthy but not much fun. [22/04/2016]

Anticipated maturity: 2014-2030

Vinous – 91

Deep ruby-red. Black fruits, licorice, minerals, tobacco and iron on the complex nose. The wine’s sweetness almost comes as a shock, but the creamy blueberry and blackberry fruit flavors are given lift and clarity by firm acidity and solid underlying minerality. Finishes with sweet tannins and subtle persistence. An unusually accessible young Forts de Latour, and riper than it appeared to be in the early going: as I recall, its supple character is partly attributable to the fact that it includes a good bit of declassified Latour merlot but less Latour press wine than usual. [Stephen Tanzer, 05/01/2009]

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