1968 CHÂTEAU LATOUR 1968

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
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SoDivin rating

90-94 / 100

Very good

1968 CHÂTEAU LATOUR 1968

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
888,00 € tax incl. 740,00 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
625,00 € tax incl. 520,83 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
625,00 € tax incl. 520,83 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
599,00 € tax incl. 499,17 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
445,00 € tax incl. 370,83 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
92 / 100
Autre
Autre

Falstaff Magazine (11-2015)

92 / 100
Cellar Tracker
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92 / 100
Autre
Autre

Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998 : The brick red colour suggest a quite ripe wine, which is confirmed by the nose. The initially slightly balmy spicyness, hints of dark chocolate, coffee, and mild spices changes fast towards a more oxidative direction. On the palate this trend holds on, however the excellent structure of the wine is still impressing. The taste is more convincing than the nose.

Features
Vintage 1968
Rating 90-94
Classification Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Latour
Country France
Château informations
Latour
Latour

Château Latour is ranked Premier Cru Classé in the Official Classification created in 1855.


There are 2 other Châteaux in the Pauillac appellation which also benefit from the prestigious title of 1er Cru Classé: Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild


Latour is the epitome of excellence in good years and bad ones. Among the greatest vintages, the most beautiful achievements of the chateau: 1920, 1929, 1949, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1970, 1982, 1990, 2000.


Created around 1680, Château Latour's vineyard is one of the oldest in the Médoc. At the heart of the estate, the main parcel, called "l'Enclos", is made up of 47 hectares of old vines that are preciously maintained, because only they are able to give birth to the "Grand Vin". The 18 hectares of exterior plots, the vines less than 10 years old and the possibly downgraded cuvées produce the second wine of the estate, "Les Forts de Latour". The wine of Château Latour is an example of regularity regardless of the quality of the vintage. Firm, tannic and concentrated in its youth ...


Read more on the article "Latour, Premier Cru Classé in 1855"

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