2011 Latour a Pomerol Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 3L

  • WS 93
  • JS 90

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WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, April 2012
Offers both guts and charm with a very solid core of plum cake fig and cassis laced with hints of ganache and roasted spice notes. There's a nice mouthfilling feel through the finish with more oomph and drive than most... Offers both guts and charm with a very solid core of plum cake fig and cassis laced with hints of ganache and roasted spice notes. There's a nice mouthfilling feel through the finish with more oomph and drive than most. Tasted non-blind.-J.M.
JS 90
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, April 2012
Aromas of blueberries chocolate and blackberries follow through to a full to medium body with firm tannins and a pleasing finish. Juicy.
JJB 93
Neil Mechanic - JJ Buckley, April 2012
Planted to 90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc in sandy clay gravel and sand across 8 hectares of non-contiguous plots. The best of these is the 5-hectare plot which surrounds the church in Pomerol. Average vine age is 35... Planted to 90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc in sandy clay gravel and sand across 8 hectares of non-contiguous plots. The best of these is the 5-hectare plot which surrounds the church in Pomerol. Average vine age is 35 years. Medium purple-garnet hue. The muted nose reveals some clay and red fruit aromas. The entry and midpalate are juicy with a harmonious blend of red fruit tapenade and black licorice flavors. Good structure. The succulent core is energized by wonderful minerality and acidity making for a balanced finish. This is tempting to enjoy on release but will fare well after 10-15 years in bottle. Serious effort. Part of the Moueix stable of wines.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2011

Label

Between elegance, power and smoothness, the wines of Chateau Latour a Pomerol show a perfect balance.

Winery

Latour a Pomerol

Chateau Latour a Pomerol is one of the leading Bordeaux wine producers from the Pomerol appellation. Since 1962, Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix has farmed the property, bringing their usual care and expertise to both vineyard and cellar.

The vineyard, with an average age of 35 years, is characterized by its soil diversity. There is loamy soil around the chateau itself with more gravel and clay in the best blocks near the church within the village of Pomerol. The estate has 8 hectares planted, predominantly Merlot with a small amount of Cabernet Franc.

Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix, who own many other properties in both Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, including Magdelaine, Belair-Monange, La Fleur-Petrus, Lafleur-Gazin, Lagrange, Trotanoy, and Hosanna.