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Chateau LaTour Martillac (Futures Pre-sale) 2011

Chateau LaTour Martillac (Futures Pre-sale) 2011

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
ships after 05/31/14
Price: $29.99
Item No. 117459
  • WS93
  • RP90
  • WE90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Critical Acclaim

"This is solid, with a core of black currant, crushed plum and fig notes laced judiciously with sweet toast and graphite notes. Nice length.
Barrel Sample: 90-93 Points"
93 Points

"This estate continues to produce better and better wines. Their 2011, one of the strongest efforts from the Pessac-Leognan appellation, initially reveals a note of spicy oak, but that quickly fades to the background as the black currant and sweet cherry fruit characteristics emerge. Fresh and medium-bodied, its excellent to outstanding concentration, good acidity and appealing style result in a delicious wine that should evolve for 12-15 years.
Barrel Sample: 88-90 Points"
90 Points

"Firmly tannic on the initial taste, this wine shows bell pepper and juicy black-fruit flavors. It is light and fruity, and finishes with dry tannins.
Barrel Sample: 88-90 Points"
90 Points

Learn About Chateau LaTour Martillac Map ItMap It

The tower, beautifully gracing the main courtyard, gave its name to the estate; it is the only trace left of a small fortified castle built in the 12th century by Montesquieu's forefathers. Edouard Kressmann showed some interest for this growth as early as 1871, when he settled in Bordeaux as a wine merchant. The oldest part of the vineyard, grafted in 1884, still displays the...

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Learn About Pessac-Leognan

(PEH-sak lay-ohn-yawn) One of the top appellations within Graves, Pessac-Leognan is home to the only Graves chateau listed as a first growth in the 1855 Medoc classification - Chateau Haut-Brion. In fact, praise for the chateau dates back to the days of Thomas Jefferson, when, upon visiting the chateau in 1787, he bought 125 bottles for his cellar in Virginia. Notable Facts The...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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