Wine "Les Forts De Latour", Pauillac AOC, 2002
The wine is dark purple.
The wine has an elegant, full bodied with a soft texture, hints of cherry, blackberry and vanilla, rounded tannins and refreshing aftertaste.
Tempting aroma of wine filled with notes of raspberry, currant, dried herbs, tobacco and nuts.
The wine goes well with red meat dishes, vegetable salads, green rice and toast.
"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 from the main vineyard. The proportion of grape varieties in the blend varies somewhat from year to year, but always Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant component. Wine "Les Forts De Latour" annually shows excellent properties and represents excellent value for money. Every year it produces more than 150,000 bottles of wine that the ratio of the total production is 37%.
Vintage "Les Forts De Latour" in 2002 - an amazing wine with expressive, sensual fragrance and rich fruit and berry taste. Full-bodied with a soft texture and a strong character, the wine fully reflect the terroir. This wine should be drunk now to fully enjoy the "Les Forts De Latour" before drinking it must be decanted.
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 survived from the time of the XVII 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. Latour vineyard soil in gravel, well passes through a moisture.