1962 CHÂTEAU LATOUR 1962

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
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95-100 / 100

Excellent

1962 CHÂTEAU LATOUR 1962

Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

Label No label

Stock : 0 bottle
949,00 € tax incl. 790,83 € tax excl.

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
870,00 € tax incl. 725,00 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
96 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(09-2007).
95 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(06-2000).
Latour continues to be one of the great vintages for this chateau. A dense opaque garnet color reveals amber at the edge, as well as an incredible perfume of cedar wood, balsam, coffee, black fruits, leather, and cigar smoke. The wine is supple and full-bodied, with sweet tannin, glorious levels of fruit and extract, abundant glycerin, and a seductive, truffle-flavored finish. While it has been drinkable for two decades, it is capable of lasting another 20 years. It is a perfectly balanced, exciting Latour that remains undervalued as well as underrated.
4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
(9-1988)
Most recently , deep with reddish tinge; a classic Medoc nose and very good flavour, body and finish
Features
Vintage 1962
Rating 95-100
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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