2011 Chateau Latour Pauillac Premier Grand Cru Classé
AND FIRST - EXPECTED DECEMBER 8, 2023
The Château Latour is one of the most famous wine estates in the world. It is located in Bordeaux in Pauillac. It is located on the border with the Saint-Julien wine region. Château Latour is classified as Premier Grand Cru Classé according to the Bordeaux wine classification system of 1855. The estate covers 60 hectares and grows approximately 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot and some Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
A blend of 84.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 0.5% Petit Verdot, the 2011 Latour represents just 34% of the harvest. It reached 13.1% natural alcohol. It is one of the most convincing wines of the vintage, with a dense ruby/purple color and a sweet, open personality with ripe tannin, excellent intensity, good purity and harmony, a medium to full mouthfeel and plenty of milled flavour. rock, floral and black and blue fruit notes alongside hints of ink and forest floor. This beautifully rich Latour will be surprisingly drinkable within 4-5 years, and could easily age for twenty years or more. Moreover, Latour harvested relatively late for the Medoc. The harvest only started on September 12 and ended on September 26.
FACT: In the Tab: Appendix you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine. We will send it to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will also receive a nice discount.
The Château Latour is one of the most famous wineries in the world. It is located in the Bordeaux in Pauillac. It is located on the border with the Saint-Julien wine region. Château Latour is classified as Premier Grand Cru Classé according to the Bordeaux wine classification system of 1855. The estate covers 60 hectares and approximately 78% cabernet sauvignon, 17% merlot and a little cabernet franc and petit are added.
Château Latour has played an important role in the history of the region. Throughout the centuries, many old documents about this winery have been preserved in the archives. This unique heritage shows extraordinary stability and continuity in the estate and those who have worked there throughout Latour's long history, which has undoubtedly been an important factor in the exceptional regularity and quality of the wines.
The oldest document with the mention Latour dates from 1331 and is an authorization given by Lord Pons to Gaucelme de Castillon to build a fortified tower in the parish of Saint Maubert. Château Latour then appears in 1378 in Jean Froissart's "Chronicles". This was the time of the 100 Years' War. The "Tour de Saint Maubert" was a fortress to guard the estuary, manned by Breton soldiers for the King of France. After a three-day siege, the Anglo-Gascon army seized the fort and installed a garrison.
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|Available as of
|Dec 8, 2023
|Type of Wine
|Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
|Drinking as of
|James Suckling rating
|Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tannines
|Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard