latour 1981
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SoDivin rating

85-89 / 100

Good

Condition Good

Stock : 6 bottles
570,00 € tax incl. 475,00 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
389,00 € tax incl. 324,17 € tax excl.

Level Top shoulder

Stock : 0 bottle
250,00 € tax incl. 208,33 € tax excl.
Infos produit

The 1981 vintage is a classic Château Latour vintage. The Latour 1981 is very pleasant to taste. On the palate, the strong present of the fruit and the tannic structure affirm all the style and the unique terroir of Château Latour. Aromas of cedar and tobacco add to this very aromatic bouquet. Château Latour is mature, it can be drunk or kept in the cellar.

Avis d'expert
90 / 100
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider

(02-2020)

90 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu

(09-2007)

4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(06-1991)

88 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(01-1998) The 1981 tastes remarkably velvety and supple for such a young Latour--not that this is a malevolent occurrence--because the excellence, complexity, and richness of the wine are still present. The color is dark ruby, the bouquet offers plenty of ripe cassis and spicy oak, and the flavor is generous, silky, moderately tannic, and long in the finish. This Latour may turn out to be similar to the 1971.

Features
Vintage Wine 1981
Classification Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château Latour
Country France
Château informations
Château Latour

Château Latour

The Château Latour is a french estate. It 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. 


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 ...


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.



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


>> See all the crus classés of Médoc classification

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