2020 Château La Tour de By Médoc Bordeaux France Wine Tasting Note

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Cherries, black currants, spice, licorice, and espresso form the core of the nose, and palate here. The wine provides a nice, chewy blast of dark red fruits, and chocolate in the finish. Drink from 2024-2036.

Cherries, black currants, spice, licorice, and espresso form the core of the nose, and palate here. The wine provides a nice, chewy blast of dark red fruits, and chocolate in the finish. Drink from 2024-2036.

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Floral, with fresh dark red fruits, espresso and chocolate raspberry cake notes, the wine is soft, round and polished, with ample, sweet raspberries and plums in the juicy finish. You can enjoy this in its youth. 89-91 Pts

Floral, with fresh dark red fruits, espresso and chocolate raspberry cake notes, the wine is soft, round and polished, with ample, sweet raspberries and plums in the juicy finish. You can enjoy this in its youth. 89-91 Pts

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When to Drink Chateau La Tour de By, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau La Tour de By can be decanted for an average of 1 hour or so. This allows the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment. Chateau La Tour de By is usually better with at least 1-3 years of bottle age.

Of course, that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. Chateau La Tour de By offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 2-9 years of age after the vintage.

Serving and Decanting Chateau La Tour de By with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau La Tour de By is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift. The wine of Chateau La Tour de By is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, and grilled dishes.

Chateau La Tour de By is a perfect match with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta as well as cheese.

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