HDH Wine

2009 Les Forts de Latour [2nd wine of Ch. Latour]

Pauillac

PRICE:
$275.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
5 Bottles

 

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TASTING NOTES

"Deep and dark with a ton of smoke and earth, the cassis fruit very much in the background, this is a concentrated and complex wine. Powerful yet racy palate with an elegant mineral finish. Drink or hold." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 03/06/2019)

Rating: 96


"The deep garnet colored 2009 Les Forts de Latour springs forth with minted chocolate, blackberry pie, sweaty leather and cast iron pan notes with hints of bay leaves and unsmoked cigars. Medium to full-bodied and laden with muscular black fruit preserves and savory layers, it has a firm, grainy frame and lovely freshness, finishing with a minty kick." Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Interim Issue
(WA, 03/14/2019)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2019-2040


"This has purity and precision, with mouthwatering blackberry, black currant and steeped plum fruit racing along, nicely laced with graphite and studded with enticing ganache and iron notes through the finish. Sleek, but the grip is there. Best from 2014 through 2028." Wine Spectator
(WS, 03/31/2012)

Rating: 93
Drink from: 2014-2028


"Ruby-red. Pungently fragrant aromas of blackcurrant and cedar complicated by quinine and bay leaf. Rich, dense and suave, with rather brooding flavors of blackberry, plum liqueur, aromatic herbs and forest floor. This has shut down since the Primeurs and will need patience. Lacks only the generosity of the grand vin but should be outstanding. And it's a remarkable second wine." Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com
(AG, 07/01/2012)

Rating: 90+


"Very dark. Juicy and minerally. Edgy but confident. Knows what it's doing, even if it has a slightly greener note than some vintages of this wine. Unusual persistence for this vintage. Correct and not too sweet." JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 03/05/2019)

Rating: 17.5
Drink from: 2018-2042


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