2013 Latour a Pomerol Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 90
JS 90

jamessuckling.com, February 2016

A firm and tangy red with plum, chocolate and cedar aromas and flavors. Medium body, nice flavor. Fresh finish. Drink now.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2013
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

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.

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

The 2013 Latour a Pomerol is a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed Pomerol region in France. With its deep red color and elegant label, this wine immediately catches the eye and promises a sensory journey like no other.

Upon uncorking, the intoxicating aromas of plum, chocolate, and cedar waft from the glass, creating an irresistible bouquet. These scents intermingle harmoniously, creating a symphony of flavors that entice the senses and invite further exploration.

On the palate, the 2013 Latour a Pomerol reveals its true character. A firm and tangy red with medium body, it showcases the perfect balance between its fruit, oak, and tannins. The plum notes take center stage, offering a rich and luscious taste that is complemented by hints of chocolate and cedar. Each sip reveals a new layer of complexity, with flavors dancing on the taste buds and leaving a lasting impression.

This wine possesses a freshness that is unparalleled, making it a delight to drink now. The finish is clean and refreshing, leaving a lingering hint of its marvelous flavors. With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, it maintains a perfect level of elegance and sophistication.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded the 2013 Latour a Pomerol an impressive score of 90. His tasting note highlights its firmness, tanginess, and pleasing medium body. Suckling praises its fresh finish, further confirming its exceptional quality.

In conclusion, the 2013 Latour a Pomerol is a true gem from the Bordeaux region. Its impeccable craftsmanship, delightful flavors, and elegant profile make it a must-try for any wine enthusiast. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a delectable meal, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression.