2005 Château Latour
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Dark ruby black in colour. Brilliant, intense aromas of mineral, blackberry and currant, with hints of Indian spices and cigar box, lead to a full-bodied palate, with ultrafine tannins and a beautiful balance of blackberry, raspberry and mineral. There`s subtlety, yet also great depth. Lasts for minutes on the palate. This is a Latour with fabulous tone and vigor.
Established in the 1670s, the vineyards of Château Latour are some of the oldest in the Médoc, pre-dating the existing Château (which was built between 1862 and 1864) by almost 200 years.
Bordering Saint-Estèphe to the north and Saint-Julien to the south, Pauillac boasts three of the five Left Bank Premier Grand Cru Classé (also known as First Growth) estates, including Châteaux Lafite-Rothschild, Mouton Rothschild and Latour. Gravel-rich vineyards to the northwest and southeast of the town allow the roots of the vines to reach a greater depth than anywhere else in the Médoc, providing impeccable fruit which results in concentrated and complex wines.
Bordeaux is France's most celebrated wine region. With 120,000 hectares under vine and producing over 700 million bottles of wine per year, Bordeaux is not only the most illustrious area, it is also one of the largest wine producing regions on earth.
Although most Bordeaux wines are classified as table wines or Bordeaux Supérieur, the region is better known for being the source for some of the world’s most prestigious fine wines. These include the five distinguished First Growths: Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Margaux, Château Haut-Brion, and ...
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