Château Latour-Martillac 2010

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A great Bordeaux wine from the Pessac-Léognan appellation

Château Latour-Martillac is one of the 6 properties in the Pessac-Léognan appellation ranked as a Grand Cru Classé for both red and white wines. The estate is very attentive to respecting the environment, and so it uses sustainable agriculture to produce the wines. Latour-Matillac produces its wines with a forward-looking approach through the encouragement of biodiversity, waste water collection and treatment, pruning management, and integrated pest management.

The 2010 Château Latour-Martillac Rouge is a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. After harvesting healthy, ripe grapes, winemaking takes place in the best possible conditions and the wine is aged for 18 months in barrels (40% new). The colour is deep red, and the nose reveals red and black fruit aromas. On the palate, this Latour-Martillac Rouge 2010 is dense, generous, both powerful and fine, with tobacco leaf and smoky notes that are characteristic of the appellation. The potential for ageing this Pessac-Léognan is as worthy as the great Bordeaux wines.

Parker : 90+ / 100
J. Robinson : 17- / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Abundant notes of spicy oak, elegant black currants and rich fruitiness along with hints of forest floor and damp earth are followed by a medium to full-bodied wine with sweet tannin and the classic Pessac-Leognan/Graves characteristics of tobacco leaf and smoke. Deep fruit, moderate tannin and a long finish give this wine enough potential to last for up to two decades or more.
BordeauxPessac-Leognan
Vineyard
Graves

Alcohol
14

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable viticulture

J. Robinson
17-

J. Suckling
92-93

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pessac-Leognan

Color
Red

Producer
Château Latour-Martillac

Classification
Cru classe

Parker
90+

Allergens
Contains sulphites