Chateau Latour

Chateau LatourThe latour estate is located at the southern edge of Pauillac and was bought in 1993 by the French billionaire industrialist François Pinault, whose empire includes Yves St. Laurent, Gucci and Christie’s Auction House.

In terms of volumes, on average there are about 20,000 cases of Latour made each year. In Pauillac the Cabernet Sauvignon grape dominates, accounting for 80% of the vineyard, with Merlot at 18% and Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot comprising the remaining 2%.

Much of Latour's success is due to severe selection of only the healthiest fruit, total de-stemming, and separate tanks for each parcel of vines. A three-week long maceration is followed by malolactic fermentation in vats before the wine chosen to become Ch. Latour is run off into 100% new barrels for ageing.

The wine is often described as powerful, structured and compelling, and has probably been the most consistent performer amongst the First Growth Wines over the past century, producing very good wine even in the more challenging vintages. It has great potential to age, with the best vintages lasting more than 50 years.

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Chateau Latour, 2001

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

Many regard Latour as the greatest of Bordeaux's Premier Crus. Their 2001 as been described as 'sensational', 'luscious' and 'exciting'. It's beautifully concentrated and impeccably balanced, with just the right amount of chewy tannin and fruit extraction, but with a slightly gentle level of acidity. Gobs of cassis and blackberry compote sit with smoky oak, mineral notes and a whiff of leather. Some regard it as the wine of the vintage.

Reviews: Tasted blind at the chateau, the 2001 continues to be an exceptional wine, one of the finest in the vintage. It has a wonderful, graphite-tinged nose that unfurls beautifully with blackberry and touch of dried orange peel with more noticeable cigar box aromas than I have noticed before.
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Chateau Latour, 1998

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

Many regard Latour as the greatest of Bordeaux's Premier Crus. The 1998 Chateau Latour is a refined, elegant offering with a dark ruby colour, sweet cassis fruit, attractive fat, surprisingly soft tannin, and a good finish. There is firmness and muscle in the background, but this is not an enormous or powerful Latour. However, it is very pure, with the vineyard's mineral/black fruit character presented in a medium-weight format.
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Chateau Latour, 1997

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

*** 90 Points Robert Parker ***

"The 1997 Latour will be a surprisingly fine wine, as well as one of the longest lived offerings of the vintage. It possesses lots of tannin and depth, along with medium to full body, and a textured, multidimensional personality. Sweet, jammy fruit is intertwined with dried herbs, coffee, and earth in this saturated ruby/purple-colored wine. The finish lasts for 20 seconds, a positive sign for a 1997. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2018." Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 1999
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Chateau Latour, 1997

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

*** 90 Points Robert Parker ***

"The 1997 Latour will be a surprisingly fine wine, as well as one of the longest lived offerings of the vintage. It possesses lots of tannin and depth, along with medium to full body, and a textured, multidimensional personality. Sweet, jammy fruit is intertwined with dried herbs, coffee, and earth in this saturated ruby/purple-colored wine. The finish lasts for 20 seconds, a positive sign for a 1997. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2018." Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 1999
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Chateau Latour, 1997

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

*** 90 Points Robert Parker ***

"The 1997 Latour will be a surprisingly fine wine, as well as one of the longest lived offerings of the vintage. It possesses lots of tannin and depth, along with medium to full body, and a textured, multidimensional personality. Sweet, jammy fruit is intertwined with dried herbs, coffee, and earth in this saturated ruby/purple-colored wine. The finish lasts for 20 seconds, a positive sign for a 1997. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2018." Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 1999
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Chateau Latour, 1992

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

Only 50% of the 1992 harvest went into the "grand vin." The result is a sweet, expansive, rich, medium-bodied, surprisingly supple Latour with the tell-tale English walnut, blackcurrant, and mineral-scented nose, very good to excellent flavor concentration, low acidity and moderate tannin in the finish. This is an extremely well-made, approachable style of Latour that should age well for 10-15 years. It may develop even further, thus justifying an even higher score.
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Chateau Latour, 1985

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

The 1985 Latour is a soft, open-knit wine. The dark ruby colour displays amber at the edge. The bouquet is of tobacco, black fruits, herbs, earth, and new oak. The wine is medium-bodied, with sweet fruit on the attack.
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Chateau Latour, 1976

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (high shoulder, good label)

Very dark for its age; meat juice and tobacco on the nose, convincing complexity, a lot of tannin, almost some primary fruit, minerals, lovely balance, complex and very long, powerful. A hint of fruit sweetness in the finish.
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Chateau Latour, 1976

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (Base of neck, good label)

Very dark for its age; meat juice and tobacco on the nose, convincing complexity, a lot of tannin, almost some primary fruit, minerals, lovely balance, complex and very long, powerful. A hint of fruit sweetness in the finish.
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Chateau Latour, 1976

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (high shoulder, glue banded label)

Very dark for its age; meat juice and tobacco on the nose, convincing complexity, a lot of tannin, almost some primary fruit, minerals, lovely balance, complex and very long, powerful. A hint of fruit sweetness in the finish.
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Chateau Latour, 1976

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (high shoulder, stained label)

Very dark for its age; meat juice and tobacco on the nose, convincing complexity, a lot of tannin, almost some primary fruit, minerals, lovely balance, complex and very long, powerful. A hint of fruit sweetness in the finish.
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Chateau Latour, 1973

Pauillac 1st Growth Classification (mid to high shoulder)

A rare first growth wine. Chateau Latour only selects grapes from the 47 hectares which surround the Château Latour, the heart of the estate to make the "Grand Vin de Château Latour. The 1973 is medium-deep in colour with amber at the rim, with fragrant brambly, earthy aromas. Bright fruitiness characterised the palate, with intense, fresh aftertaste.


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Chateau Latour, 1969

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe
Magnum 1.5L

A rare example from the 1969 vintage in Magnum Format. In decline but still has smokey, grilled meat notes with eucalyptus.
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Chateau Latour, 1968

Pauillac Premiere Grand cru Classe (high shoulder)

This rare wine from the renowned Chateau Latour vineyards still has a deep colour and a good bouquet.
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Chateau Latour, 1968

Pauillac Premiere Grand cru Classe (Top shoulder)

This rare wine from the renowned Chateau Latour vineyards still has a deep colour and a good bouquet.
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Chateau Latour, 1968

Pauillac Premiere Grand cru Classe (mid-high shoulder)

This rare wine from the renowned Chateau Latour vineyards still has a deep colour and a good bouquet.
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Chateau Latour, 1968

Pauillac Premiere Grand cru Classe MAGNUM (top shoulder)

This rare wine from the renowned Chateau Latour vineyards still has a deep colour and a good bouquet.
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Chateau Latour, 1965

Pauillac Premiere Grand cru Classe (Upper shoulder)

Chateau Latour and has been for many the most consistent performer amongst the First Growth Wines over the past century, acquiring an enviable reputation for producing very good wine in the more challenging vintages.
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Chateau Latour, 1963

Pauillac Premier Grand Cru Classe (upper shoulder -good label )

The 1963 Latour has dark ruby color with some browning at the edges, a medium- to full-bodied feel, plenty of black currant fruit, and some light, soft tannins still present. Head and shoulders above the other first-growths, this wine has the classic Latour bouquet of walnuts, black currants, mineral scents, and cedar wood.
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Chateau Latour, 1962

Pauillac 1st Growth Classification (top shoulder good labels)

A rare first growth wine. Chateau Latour only selects grapes from the 47 hectares which surround the Château Latour, the heart of the estate to make the "Grand Vin de Château Latour. The 1962 is medium-deep in colour with amber at the rim, with fragrant brambly, earthy aromas. Bright fruitiness characterised the palate, with intense, fresh aftertaste.
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Price: £795.00
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Chateau Latour, 1953

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (Base of Neck)

*90-93 points -Critics' score Aggregated*

Exciting that this was very much intact. Great color for a sixty year old. Probably at the beginning of a decline curve - but aging gracefully. Smooth and gentle, but retaining its essential body, acidity, and identity. Aromas and flavors were classic aged Pauillac. Touches of cinnamon and clove over red fruit, cigar box, leather and a plush velvet texture. Ultimately this had astonishing strength and character. More grace than power at this stage of life. This is one classy old wine!
*CellarTracker Review by Peliot, tasted in 2015*
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Price: £965.00
Stock: 3 in Stock

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Chateau Latour, 1953

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (Very Top Shoulder)

*90-93 points -Critics' score Aggregated*

Exciting that this was very much intact. Great color for a sixty year old. Probably at the beginning of a decline curve - but aging gracefully. Smooth and gentle, but retaining its essential body, acidity, and identity. Aromas and flavors were classic aged Pauillac. Touches of cinnamon and clove over red fruit, cigar box, leather and a plush velvet texture. Ultimately this had astonishing strength and character. More grace than power at this stage of life. This is one classy old wine!
*CellarTracker Review by Peliot, tasted in 2015*
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Price: £895.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

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Chateau Latour, 1953

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (Top Shoulder)

*90-93 points -Critics' score Aggregated*

Exciting that this was very much intact. Great color for a sixty year old. Probably at the beginning of a decline curve - but aging gracefully. Smooth and gentle, but retaining its essential body, acidity, and identity. Aromas and flavors were classic aged Pauillac. Touches of cinnamon and clove over red fruit, cigar box, leather and a plush velvet texture. Ultimately this had astonishing strength and character. More grace than power at this stage of life. This is one classy old wine!
*CellarTracker Review by Peliot, tasted in 2015*
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Price: £825.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

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Chateau Latour, 1953

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe (In Neck, Tear on label)

*90-93 points -Critics' score Aggregated*

Exciting that this was very much intact. Great color for a sixty year old. Probably at the beginning of a decline curve - but aging gracefully. Smooth and gentle, but retaining its essential body, acidity, and identity. Aromas and flavors were classic aged Pauillac. Touches of cinnamon and clove over red fruit, cigar box, leather and a plush velvet texture. Ultimately this had astonishing strength and character. More grace than power at this stage of life. This is one classy old wine!
*CellarTracker Review by Peliot, tasted in 2015*
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Price: £895.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Chateau Latour, 1916

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

Believed 1916 - This bottle has been re-corked at chateau.The provenance is from a Welsh collector.
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Price: £1,200.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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