Les Forts, and Ch Latour verticals
7 Jul 2009 by Jancis Robinson & guest contributor
Les Forts de Latour is not the second wine of Ch Latour, but another wine entirely, produced from very different, distinct and disparate parcels all over the Pauillac appellation, holdings which continue to be increased. Pauillac de Ch Latour is what mops up the offcuts from both the Grand Vin, Ch Latour itself, and Les Forts de Latour. Immediately below are the tasting notes on vintages of Les Forts back to 1990 that I took at the recent tasting at The Greenhouse restaurant in London flagged up by the recent Latour in London video. I was unable to go to the dinner the previous evening that was devoted to Ch Latour itself but...

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