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53 Ratings
Château Latour Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(1953 Vintage) Consistent notes except for cont'd softening of tannins with age; Med dark ruby w/amber edge; impressive nose; not too tannic; lovely Cabernet fruit; med.-full body; beautifully balanced, very ripe, almost sweet fruit; some of the leaness (esp. mid=palate) & hardness of the vintage but not austere, esp. for a Latour; long, complex, intense & elegant. Ready now but with plenty of life ahead

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/90