Les Forts de Latour Pauillac 2010 - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Les Forts de Latour Pauillac 2010
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Les Forts de Latour Pauillac 2010

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750ml
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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Les Forts de Latour
Alcohol/vol 14.3%
Les Forts de Latour takes its name from an historic plot in the "Enclos." The wine was first labelled with this name in 1966 and constant work on developing its quality has resulted in its achieving the level of a very good Medoc classified growth.
James Suckling
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Aromas of currants, blueberries and blackberries with a dark chocolate undertone. Perfumes and beautiful. Full body, with velvety tannins that are fine-tuned and tentative. It lasts for minutes. Gorgeous fruit and richness. Perhaps the greatest Les Fort ever?

Vinous
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The 2010 Les Forts de Latour has a compelling bouquet with intense black fruit, black tea, graphite and subtle earthy aromas. There is wonderful precision here and it is amazingly well focused. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins, a killer line of acidity, fanning out with confidence and chutzpah towards the finish that conveys an unerring sense of symmetry. What a fantastic 2010 Pauillac that will give decades of drinking pleasure. Tasted blind at Farr Vintners 10-Year On Bordeaux horizontal.

Neal Martin, April 2020
Wine Spectator
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A solid, briary, grippy, tarry Pauillac, with a sappy edge to the kirsch, blackberry, plum skin and steeped fig notes, liberally laced with anise and tar. Shows good energy through the finish, with a cassis bush note echoing.

Aleksandar Zecevic
Wine Enthusiast
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Powerful, yet beautiful and smoothly structured. It has ripe, rich fruits, spice and sweet acidity. As a contrast, there is a dense core of tannins where the wine shows some severity and youth.

Roger Voss, May 1, 2013