Château Latour is a French wine estate, rated as a First Growth under the 1855 Bordeaux Classification, owned by Groupe Artemis. Latour lies at the very southeastern tip of the commune of Pauillac in the Médoc region to the north-west of Bordeaux, at its border with Saint-Julien, and only a few hundred metres from the banks of the Gironde estuary.
80 % cabernet sauvignon, 15 % merlot, 5 % cabernet franc et petit verdot
Est situé dans sa majorité sur des croupes graveleuses
The wine is matured entirely in French oak barrels from the forests of central France. These barrels are renewed each year for the Grand Vin
75% cabernet sauvignon, 20% merlot, 4% cabernet franc, 1% petit verdot
Classic, racy and dominated by a balance of great purity, the 2001 vintage will have to know the aging and aging to flourish fully. It will firmly hold its place in the tradition of the great vintages of recent years
“Deep garnet. Little on nose then woody notes. Very concentrated with ripe cassis, cedar and pencil -lead. Classic Latour. Not extravagant like 2000. A more elegant, feminine Latour. Very fine. “ – Tom Cannavan