|Pack Size||Source||Qty||You Sell||You Buy||Qty||Action|
|12 x 0.75L||BI Stock IB||1 cs||£1,770.00||£1,989.00||1 cs|
|6 x 1.5L||BI Reserves IB||£1,925.00||2 cs|
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A strong effort, this 2008 exhibits a dark ruby/purple color, more minerality than the 2010 and hints of cedarwood, black currants, underbrush and forest floor. This round, generous blend of 66.5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 33.5% Merlot should easily last for two decades or more.
91 Pts, Robert Parker Wine Advocate # 194, May 2011
The second wine seems to have picked up most of the Merlot from the Latour vineyards (31.5% Merlot and 66.5% Cabernet Sauvignon dominate the blend). The 2008 Les Forts de Latour is a forward, pure wine displaying remarkably sweet tannins along with aromas of black currants, forest floor, and a hint of underbrush. Opulent, round, and generous, it should drink well for 15-20 years, possibly longer given the fact that the 1982 Les Forts de Latour is still a beautiful wine, and it's 'only' 27 years of age!
91-93 Pts, Robert Parker Wine Advocate # 182, Apr 2009
The 2008 Les Forts de Latour has a clean and precise bouquet with blackberry, raspberry and pressed flower scents that blossom in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, crisp and focused with a sappy blackberry and bilberry finish that still feels quite grippy. Two bottles were opened, quite different from each other, but the better one suggests it will give another decade of drinking pleasure. (Tasted at BI Wine & Spirit’s annual 10-Year On tasting.)
- vinous.com, Feb 2018