CHATEAU LATOUR Grand Vin Pauillac 1995
CHATEAU LATOUR Grand Vin Pauillac 1995 is a French wine estate, rated as a First Growth under the 1855 Bordeaux Classification.Château Latour lies at the very southeastern tip of the commune of Pauillac in the Médoc region to the north-west of Bordeaux, at its border with Saint-Julien, and only a few hundred metres from the banks of the Gironde estuary.The estate produces in all three red wines. In addition to its Grand vin, since 1966 there has been produced the second wine Les Forts de Latour, and a third wine released every year since 1990 simply named “Pauillac”.
The estate has 78 hectares of vineyard, of which 47 hectares near the château are termed l’Enclos. The composition of grape varieties is 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, and 2% of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.The Grand vin Chateau Latour, typically 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, with the balance Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc, normally has an annual production of 18,000 cases. The second wine Les Forts de Latour, typically 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot, has an average annual production of 11,000 cases.