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Chateau Latour Pauillac

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

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...

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
  • Decanter
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Fairly deep brick-red; sweetish nose, cedar, mushroomy; soft but stalky, drying out, quite butter finish; fairly short. Drink fast.
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 92+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010