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The Château Latour 2003, while already powerful and very attractive, will really come into its own at the ripe age of 20 years, that is, in 2023.

Nature's potent effect on the 2003 vintage

The extreme heat and drought greatly reduced production and there were concerns about the quality of the wines.
Jul 3, 2015 5:50 AM

I WRITE this from Nice, France, where the temperature at midday can be as high as 33 degrees C - dry and hot! There is a heatwave in Europe now which brings back memories of the summer of 2003 when temperatures in June shot sky-high, causing many deaths from heat stroke. (Even though there is