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2003 Château La TOUR de BY / Cru Bourgeois

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Sold by GrandCru (1367 ratings, 98% positive, 1% neutral.)

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Lot size: 3 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 2003 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend


Straight from the original case and have been professionally cellared until very recently.

Decanter notes:
Tasted by Jane Anson(at Château La Tour de By, 01 Jul 2018) 86
The difficulties of 2013 are well known, but as with the 2007 this is tasting good right now. It has soft red fruits and gentle extraction, with far fewer tannins accompanying the fruit. This doesn't have the concentration to be truly long-lived, but it's fresh, open, lilting and carefully made.
Drinking Window 2018 - 2023

Even the French agree with the above, and for the francophones amongst us here is Le Guide Hachette's comment :

L'avis du Guide Hachette des Vins
On ne présente plus ce cru que son phare construit en 1825, gardien de l'estuaire, a rendu célèbre. Son vin, toutefois, a lui aussi sa part dans cette notoriété. Son terroir, l'un des meilleurs de Bégadan, permet au cabernet-sauvignon de s'exprimer sans crainte. Le 2003 en apporte une illustration par sa superbe teinte rouge sombre et par son bouquet d'excellente facture. Les fruits rouges et le bois savent trouver un bon point d'équilibre, en parfaite harmonie avec la rondeur et la délicatesse de la structure. Un vin complet.

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Shipping details

Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: None
The wine can be collected: From postcode BA22, Somerset, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Via PARCELFORCE 48h, single bottles via Royal Mail. All packed in 'mail safe' special boxes by The Wine Box Co.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12, 2 bottles £14, 3-12 bottles £16 & 13-24 bottles £20 to mainland Britain. Elsewhere, please ask for a quote.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Worldwide, but not USA, all too complicated...
Insurance options: None

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