Les Forts de Latour 2006

Score

89
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • Drink: 2016-2026

Les Forts de Latour, Pauillac, Bordeaux 2006

Still faint traces of violet suggest the fruit has kept its youth intact. Soft tannins on the attack through, and this is really shaping up to be ready to drink. Very pretty, not as powerful as some years but great quality. Beautifully restrained tannins that are still cradling the ripe blackberry fruit. Soaring sense of upward motion, crisp and clean on the finish but falls well below the first wine.

Price: UK – £103 – £268 Bordeaux Index, Berry Bros & Rudd. US – $179 – $265 Belmont Wine Exchange, Grapes Wines*
Alc 13.25%
Drink 2016 – 2026.

Taster: Jane Anson

*Stockist information from Wine-Searcher.com

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