Wine Les Forts De Latour (Pauillac) AOC 1999
The wine is beautiful, clean and deep magenta.
The taste of wine a bit discreet, has firm tannins and refreshing aftertaste.
Aromatic bouquet of wine has attractive touch of sweetness with light nuances of cedar and smoke.
The wine goes well with red meat dishes with berry sauce, hard cheeses.
Château Latour is one of the few large farms Bordeaux, which are controlled by foreign capital. It is located on the border of two communes - Saint-Julien and Pauillac, to the north of the vineyard Léoville Las Kaz. Château Latour can be seen from afar thanks to cream-colored tower, like a fortress. The tower has been preserved from the times of the 17th century, and that it adorns the label of wine industry. Produced in the Château Latour wine is always impeccably and is a model of consistent quality regardless of the crop year. Soil vineyards in Latour - gravel, well passes through a moisture.
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. This wine is made from the site of the vineyard "Petit-Bataille," empty for many years until the mid XX century, when it was re-planted with vines, as well as with the addition of grape vines with young, who less than 12 years, with the main vineyard. The proportions of grape varieties vary somewhat from year to year, but always Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant component. This wine shows good properties annually and represents excellent value for money. Annually more than 150 thousand bottles of wine that the ratio of the total production is 37%. Experts recommend to use vintage 1999 over the next 15 years.