Chateau Latour Pauillac
121 Ratings
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121 Ratings
Chateau Latour Pauillac

Wine Details

Region

FranceBordeaux

Wine Description

(From 1989 Vintage) Rich and round wine. Full-bodied, with very good fruit and long velvety tannins. Needs more time. Round and rich. This is always outstanding and underrated by many.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1998 Vintage) Red-ruby. Deep aromas of cassis, licorice and lead pencil. Deeper than Les Forts but currently rather mute in the middle. Strongly minerally. Offers classic Latour structure and spine. Finishes with s...

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    First growths dinner 70 Mouton 75 Latour 75 Haut Brion 85 Margaux. Needed a bit of time to soften. Representative of Latour pedigree. Strong and masculine.

    about 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 129
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 129 on Jun-00
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/00.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine.