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Chateau Latour Pauillac

Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(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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  • Wine Advocate
    (1996 Vintage) Concentrated, Cassis, Mineral, Full-bodiedWine Advocate - 1st Growth, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France-" A spectacular Latour...phenomenally sweet, pure aromas of cassis infused with subtle minerals. This massive offering possesses unreal levels of extract, full body, intensely ripe, but abundant tannin, and a finish that lasts for nearly a minute."
  • Robert Parker
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/01/2007
  • Robert Parker
    (1940 Vintage) Rating: 92+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-00.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/00.