mandag 11. mai 2015

Château La Tour de By





Médoc



2015 Château La Tour de By
APR 16 Ruby. Red berries, blueberries, spices, coffee beans nose, more woody than usual. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fruity, fresh, red and darker fruits, spices, good length. 87-89

2013 Château La Tour de By
APR 14 Ruby. Red berries, floral and fresh nose.
Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, leaner, fresh, quite elegant. 86-88

2012 Château La Tour de By
FEB 17 Ruby. Scented, red berries, blueberries and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red berries, some spices, leaner finish. 87

2012 Château La Tour de by
JAN 17 Ruby. Red berries, blueberries, more scented with air. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, leaner, good length. 88

2012 Château La Tour de By
DEC 16 Ruby. Touch floral, lighter but charming (with air) nose. Refreshing, some darker fruits and scented notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries, tannins still, a few years in the cellars wouldn't do any harm, but if you enjoy claret with some structure, it is a refreshing one now as well. 88

2012 Château La Tour de By
NOV 16 Ruby. Cherries, blueberries, fruity, scented nose, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, spices, blueberries, good length. 87

2012 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Deep ruby. Fruity, minerals and dark berries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and quite lively, good length. 88

2012 Château La Tour de By
APR 13 Deep ruby. Ripe, fruity, a bit of a ball nose.  Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, quite elegant and refreshing palate. 84-86

2011 Château La Tour de By
JAN 17 Ruby. Cherries, fruity, some spices, elegant nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, blueberries, light scented note, good length. 88

2011 Château La Tour de By
NOV 16 Ruby. Blueberries, some vanilla and spices nose, light floral high note with air. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red berries and spices, good length. 88

2011 Château La Tour de By
OCT 16 Ruby. Blueberries, some darker fruits and red berries notes nose, vanilla and spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, vanilla and spices, good length. 88

2011 Château La Tour de By
AUG 16 Ruby. scented, red berries, blueberries, light leather and tobacco note showing up behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, elegant, lovely balance, fresh and fruity, good length. 87

2011 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Bright ruby. Scented, fruity and cassis nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, quite lively, good length. 88

2010 Château La Tour de By
FEB 17 Ruby. Red berries, some cherries, fruity, vanilla and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red berries, blueberries, spices and vanilla, good length. 89

2010 Château La Tour de By
MAR 16 Ruby. Cassis, leather, some vanilla and spices, tight nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe cassis notes, leaner finish. 88

2010 Château La Tour de By
DEC 15 Ruby. Scented, cassis, tobacco and blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, elegant if leaner, light minerals touch, good length. 88

2010 Château La Tour de By
NOV 15 Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, vanilla and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, structured, dark berries, long. 90

2010 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Ruby. Scented, fruity and blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, elegant and again quite lively, good length. 89

2009 Château La Tour de By
NOV 15 Ruby. Blueberries, fruity, vanilla and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, juicy, quite intense, good length. 89

2008 Château La Tour de By
FEB 16 Ruby. Fruity, blueberries, touch of anise and vanilla nose, elegant. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, red berries, some vanilla, elegant, good length. 87

2008 Château La Tour de By
MAY 16 Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, light tobacco note, faint scented note nose. More scented with air. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, structured, lovely. 87

2008 Château La Tour de By
NOV 15 Ruby. Blueberries, cassis and red fruits, vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity if a bit leaner, charming. 88

2008 Château La Tour de By
NOV 14 Ruby. Intense nose, cassis, some floral notes, spices, light vanilla note behind. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, elegant, good length.
87

2008 Château La Tour de By
FEB 14 Ruby. Cassis, dark berries, vanilla, ever so slightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, if you like it young it's starting to come around but still very youthful.
Good length. 88

2008 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Ruby. Cassis, scented and herbal notes on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and quite lively, good length. 88

2006 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Bright ruby. Fruity, cassis, liquorice and slightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and still a bit of a ball, not quite getting it out yet. 87

2005 Château La Tour de By
MAR 13 Ruby. Fresh and youthful, ripe berries and a touch of herbs. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity palate, can easily be cellared another ten years. Good length. 87

2004 Château La Tour de By
APR 14 Ruby. Cassis, blueberries, starting tobacco nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, fresh and evolving, bit lean finish.  
88

2004 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Bright ruby. Fresh, fruity, some liquorice and cassis on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner and fruity, good length. I have had better bottles. 86

2004 Château La Tour de By
AUG 12 Ruby, garnet rim. Minty cassis and some herbs. Leaner and greener than 01. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, a bit hollow mid palate and a bit rustic. Good length. 87

2002 Château La Tour de By
JUN 13 Bright ruby. Fruity, scented and mature nose. Cherries and red berries. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and quite refreshing if slightly lean, good length. 86

2001 Château La Tour de By
AUG 12 Ruby, garnet rim. Slightly sweet and pruney nose, mature and towards seductive. Licorice and some vanilla. Fresh acidity and ripe tannins. A bit edgy texture in the classic finish and a classic Bordeaux. Long if somewhat lean finish. 86

2001 Château La Tour de By
MAY 11 Ruby, thin brick rim, elegant wine but a bit on the lean side and feels a bit mature for the vintage, a bit lean and not very exciting either. Not a very good bottle. 81

1998 Château La Tour de By
NOV 15 Ruby with garnet rim. Leather, figs, blueberries nose, lightly scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, elegant, fairly mature and drink over the next three to five years, good length. 87

1998 Château La Tour de By
JAN 14 Ruby, thin garnet rim. Tobacco, cassis, leather, vanilla and anise nose, maturing. Slight cedar touch. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, cassis, leather, some vanilla, elegant Médoc, starting to drink well now, can be kept another ten years. 87

1996 Château La Tour de By
JAN 14 Ruby, thin brick rim. Cassis, plums, starting figs, leather, vanilla, spicy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leanish body for the vintage, anise, evolving, good length. 88

1991 Château La Tour de By
JAN 14 Ruby, brick rim. Tobacco, figs, prunes, leather and anise nose. Some herbs in the back. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lean body, just starting to dry, slightly dusty finish. Drink soon. 85

1982 Château La Tour de By Heritage Marc Pages
NOV 15 Ruby, brick rim. Cedar, figs, prunes and leather nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dried fruits and leather, leaner. 87

1982 Château La Tour de By Heritage Marc Pages
JAN 14 3000 bottles, 80 CS, 20 M. Ruby, thin brick rim. Scented, anise, red berries, leather, figs and cedar touch. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, palate, rich for Médoc, fairly nuanced, long. 90

1981 Château La Tour de By
NOV 11 (Magnum) Ruby, brick rim. Dusty, redcurrant's behind, some roses come and go, touch of herbs.
Lean body, good acidity, tannins fading. 82

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