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1989 Latour Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Pauillac - Red - First Growth

France - Bordeaux - Pauillac

Red Bordeaux Blend - First Growth
Producer Notes

Chateau Latour is among the First Growth properties classified in the Bordeaux 1855 Classification. The estate is situated in the southern portion of Pauillac, bordering St. Julien and the Gironde estuary. Latour is considered one of the longest-lasting First Growths, reflecting its high proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon. The blend is typically 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2012-2018

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Source Jancis Robinson
Author StuTarheel
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.462%
Tasted On 04/04/2015
Drink Dates 2015-2018

My last bottle enjoyed for my birthday! On the backside of it's peak. Still shows ripe blackberry, black cherry and dark berry fruit. Notes of leather, bacon, cedar and pencil add complexity. Well-balanced with finely grained tannins. Nice length to a more subtle yet flavorful finish.

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Author marv
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.095%
Tasted On 06/25/2014


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Author dozman3
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.628%
Tasted On 12/31/2012
Drink Dates 2012-2016

smooth and balanced. slightly light in the loafers, but still pleasant all the way.

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Author zepierotti
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90%
Tasted On 06/16/2012
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Author Gregg F
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95%
Tasted On 06/21/2010


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Author flavio
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.828%
Tasted On 10/22/2009
Drink Dates 2009+
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Author biggsy
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.828%
Tasted On 09/14/2009

Dark ruby red with a plummy, inky core. Quite a restrained nose; blackcurrant, leather and a hint of tar. Medium bodied with lively acidity and sweet but grippy tannins. Opulent rich fruit on the palate wrapped up in a rich velvety texture. Intense cassis and blackcurrant leaf, graphite and leather develop seamlessly over the length of the palate. Smoky tobacco and a herbalness on the long, long finish.

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Author Ricknat1
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.332%
Tasted On 06/13/2009

Tasted at the Acker BYOB.

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Author Conrad K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.385%
Tasted On 07/11/2008
Drink Dates 2000-2020

Coffe dark cherry on the nose and palate. Sweet plum flavors emerge after 4 hours of air. This is not a block buster Latour and does lack finish.

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