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Wine Les Forts De Latour (Pauillac) AOC 1990

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Tasting Notes


Saturated garnet color with terracotta shade on the edge of the glass.


Le Fort de Latour 1990 has excellent balance and a deep, rich flavor, reveals notes of blackcurrant jam, to which are added shades of chocolate, cedar and minerals. Long aftertaste charms sweet, round tannins.


Fragrant aroma entices notes of red fruits and blackcurrant, to which are added spicy nuances of licorice, chocolate, cedar, leather and tobacco.


The wine goes well with red meat, poultry and game with berry sauce. As appetizers ideal pate, ham, smoked and mature cheeses. An hour before feeding is recommended to decant the wine.

Interesting Facts

Le Fort de Latour - this is the second, so-called "younger" wine Château Latour, which is a slightly lighter version of its older "brother", the great Château Latour, and is considered the best "second" wine of Bordeaux. It is produced from the harvest of four vineyards: Petit Bataille, Komtess de Lalande, Le Fort de Latour and young vines Anklam, on the same technology as the first wine industry. Therefore, Le Fort de Latour their organoleptic characteristics very similar to Chateau Latour, but quickly matures. Until 1990, the wine placed on the market is fully ripe, and now second wine farms, as well as the famous Château Latour was sold by appointment.

Try the elegant Le Fort de Latour in 1990, which features a colorful bouquet with fragrant aromas of black currant, licorice, orange chocolate, cedar, leather and tobacco, and a full, deep and well-structured taste. The peak of the wine reaches between 2010-2015 years.



Château Latour is located on the border of the two communes - Saint-Julien and Pauillac, to the north of the vineyard Léoville Las Kaz. It can be seen from afar thanks to the tower of St. Lambertini (Saint-Lambertin), left over from the XIV century, when during the Hundred Years War, it served as a reliable protection against the British. First tower Saint-Lambertin appeared on the label placed at the end of the XVIII century and continues to adorn the magnificent Château Latour wine today, and one of the signs by which to determine the authenticity of the wine is a picture of a small lion guarding the tower.
According to the official classification of Bordeaux 1855 Château Latour belongs to the highest category of Premier Grand Cru Classe, and the estate itself is part of today's top five producers of Bordeaux along with Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux and Château Haut-Brion.
History of Château Latour as a serious winery begins in 1670, when it becomes the personal secretary of Louis XIV - Monsignor de Chavannes. It was during his 1680 here have planted vineyards, and already in 1707 Latour wine offered tempted society of gentlemen in «London Gazette», and its price was equal to the price of a first-class wines such as Château Lafite and Château Pontak (O-Brion) .
One of the main factors of fine quality wines Château Latour is a unique terroir. Extensive water masses on both sides of Pauillac - Atlantic Ocean and the river Gironde - are regulators of heat and provide mild microclimate, so necessary for optimal ripening of grapes, and clay soils, rich in iron, provide good body wine, complex bouquet and excellent tannic basis. The famous central part of the vineyard, called "l'Enclos" (Uncle), planted with old vines, from which the crop and produced the first wine farm Grand Vin de Château Latour.


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