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53 Ratings
Château Latour Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

The 2011 Latour has a wonderful soapy Cabernet nose. Etherial though perhaps lacking some volume at the moment. The palate reveals a granite-chiseled Latour but with a real skip in its step: lots of vibrational energy. The tannins feel just a little bit exagerated at the moment and dominate the persistent finish.

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