Wine Chateau Latour Pauillac AOC 1-er Grand Cru Classe 1989
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Deep ruby color with a hint of brick around the edge of the glass.
Excellent Château Latour 1989 has a light, silky texture and rich, rich flavor with hints of luxury fruit. Complex flavor gradually revealed juicy flavors of black currant, ripe cherries, cinnamon, nutmeg, leather, tobacco and minerals. Long aftertaste charms mature, velvety tannins and notes of espresso, caramel and dark chocolate.
Complex bouquet fragrance reveals rich tones of cherry, black currant, coffee, caramel and cedar, to which are added later tones of raspberry, strawberry, thyme and smoke.
Château Latour perfectly complements the exquisite dishes of red meat and poultry, such as fricassee of veal schnitzel of turkey with apples, foie gras, truffles, carpaccio with figs, duck Peking stuffed partridge. As appetizers ideal Parma ham and blue cheese.
Excellent Château Latour 1989 demonstrates a perfect balance, smooth, silky texture and sweet, well-integrated tannins. Deep, rich taste affects multilayer and purity of shades that glide open, one after another for several hours. To date, the wine at the peak of maturity and will continue to evolve until the 2020-2025 year.
Try magnificent Château Latour 1989, and it will give you an unforgettable experience, captivating luxury fruit and berry tones intertwined with the warm tones of spices and fresh minerals. 1-2 hours prior to tasting wine is recommended to decant.
Château Latour is located on the border of the two communes - Saint-Julien and Pauillac, to the north of the vineyard Léoville Las Kaz. It can be seen from afar thanks to the tower of St. Lambertini (Saint-Lambertin), left over from the XIV century, when during the Hundred Years War, it served as a reliable protection against the British. First tower Saint-Lambertin appeared on the label placed at the end of the XVIII century and continues to adorn the magnificent Château Latour wine today, and one of the signs by which to determine the authenticity of the wine is a picture of a small lion guarding the tower.
According to the official classification of Bordeaux 1855 Château Latour belongs to the highest category of Premier Grand Cru Classe, and the estate itself is part of today's top five producers of Bordeaux along with Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux and Château Haut-Brion.
History of Château Latour as a serious winery begins in 1670, when it becomes the personal secretary of Louis XIV - Monsignor de Chavannes. It was during his 1680 here have planted vineyards, and already in 1707 Latour wine offered tempted society of gentlemen in «London Gazette», and its price was equal to the price of a first-class wines such as Château Lafite and Château Pontak (O-Brion) .
One of the main factors of fine quality wines Château Latour is a unique terroir. Extensive water masses on both sides of Pauillac - Atlantic Ocean and the river Gironde - are regulators of heat and provide mild microclimate, so necessary for optimal ripening of grapes, and clay soils, rich in iron, provide good body wine, complex bouquet and excellent tannic basis. The famous central part of the vineyard, called "l'Enclos" (Uncle), planted with old vines, from which the crop and produced the first wine farm Grand Vin de Chateau Latour.
Like all the "great wines" Bordeaux, Chateau Latour distinguishes rich bouquet, truly deep, multi-taste, drop-down set of tones and semitones, and amazing ability to "keep time". It can rightly be regarded as long-lived, because the potential for the development of this superb wine is from 30 to 60 years!