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53 Ratings
Château Latour Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

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 Spectator
    (1955 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/00.
  • 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."
  • Decanter
    (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
    (2007 Vintage) Rating: 92+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Robert Parker
    (1940 Vintage) Rating: 92+/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010